Cardiology Technician I - PRN/Contingent Part-time / Rotating Day/Eve Shifts
Job Description: Contributes to the provision of high quality, cost effective health care as an integral member of the patient focused care team. Performs EKG procedures. Obtains and reports pertinent patient data facilitating accurate diagnostic outcomes. Communicates in a professional manner to all medical staff, hospital staff, patients and visitors. Performs EKGs according to department standards. Registers patients accurately into the Master Patient Index Communicates with patients, medical staff, hospital staff and visitors in a professional manner, provides excellent customer service as reflected in AAMC 's policies and practices. Answers the phone following department guidelines, responds to inquiries, and refers all calls as appropriate. Adheres to the standardization, accuracy and compliance policies of the department and organization. Uses expertise in current modalities used to perform cardiac and other non-invasive testing. Uses knowledge of basic cardiac rhythm. Explains procedures to patients, providing instructions and direct care to ensure accuracy and patient comfort. Maintains flow of information intra and interdepartmentally, and adheres to departmental processes of paperwork as directed. Independently prioritizes work flow to meet deadlines and maximize productivity. Recognizes artifact and eliminates probable source; troubleshoots minor equipment problems. Maintains equipment in a safe and sanitary condition. Operates equipment in accordance with all department safety guidelines. Assists with training and orientation of new staff; participates in team performance review. Knowledge/Experience Minimum Requirements : High school diploma or equivalent. Excellent communication skills must be demonstrated. Previous experience in automated business/medical office setting, including public contact. Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS CPR certification or must obtain within 90-days from date of hire. Preferred: Previous experience in cardiac diagnostic testing as a Cardiology Assistant with ability to perform all basic diagnostic testing (EKGs) but will train the right person (OJT). Knowledge of medical terminology. Working Conditions/Physical Requirements Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently; or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.