UPMC Cardiology Technician, HVI in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Purpose:Perform specialized clinical functions related to Enhanced External Counter pulsation and Outpatient Clinic. You will be required to travel to other offices as needed by department.Responsibilities:
Assist EECP patient with processing the financial account and prepare disbursement request for individual patients as needed. Complete all appropriate forms and communicate with the clinical nurse coordinator and physician in charge. Coordinate patient visits and schedules patients for additional studies if needed. Draw and process blood samples and perform EKG's as needed. Order supplies as needed for EECP clinic and Outpatient Clinic. Perform correct and accurate charge entry for office visits and testing as needed. Perform six minute walk tests. Assist with Exercise stress testing. Prep and prepare patients for holter and event monitors. Download reports and maintain holter and event database. Provide care to adult and geriatric patient. Assess patient health history, takes vital signs, & reviews medications. Correctly enter data in patient record. Provide specialized clinical care to EECP patients. Review patient's education regarding EECP treatment and possible side effects. Receive results from diagnostic studies such as lab work, EKG's and X-ray. Ensure prompt review and notify appropriate personnel immediately of abnormal results.
High School Diploma or equivalent required two (2) years of experience as a Medical Assistant, Cardiovascular Technician or a Paramedic is required. Graduate of a Medical Assistant program is preferred. Knowledgeable in anatomy and physiology of the heart. Ability to think and act independently. Computer skills are highly preferred.Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire Act 34 Criminal Clearance Advanced Cardiac Life Support or Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary ResuscitationUPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities REQNUMBER: 592899