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Cardiovascular Technician

Company: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:*Provides primary support to the provider by proactively anticipating the providers needs, preparing the patient for the visit using established patient preparation guidelines, maintaining efficient patient flow, and assisting the provider with treatments and procedures*Performs scribe functions to assigned provider(s)*Uses advanced training to perform procedures with completed and documented competency, within scope of certification and PHS policy and under the direct supervision of the provider. These procedures include performing treadmill exercise tolerance tests, stress echocardiograms, 6-minute walk tests, and nuclear stress tests. Provides coverage to the EKG DepartmentType of Opportunity: Full TimeFTE: 1.000000Exempt: NoWork Schedule: Weekday Schedule Monday-FridayInterested in learning more? Text a recruiter at 505-405-4829Qualifications:*High school or equivalent*Completed Medical Assistant program from an accredited school*Maintains current training in following:*BLS (AHA and ASHI Healthcare Provider) required for all*Annual Basic Arrhythmia Class and Pass Basic Arrhythmia Challenge Test within 9 months of hire date*Completes Scribe training*1 year of cardiac medicine experience AND 3 years of experience as a Medical Assistant.*Requires knowledge of complex cardiac rhythms and arrhythmias*Maintains current certifications in required emergency response trainings (i.e. BLS).*Completes all Organizational, Department of Nursing and Department-Specific competency training/requirements within specified timeframe.Education:Essential:* High School Diploma or GEDResponsibilities:*Teamwork: Participates on interdisciplinary team to meet patient care and clinic operation needs, working cooperatively with others to accomplish required work in a timely and efficient manner.*Visit Navigation: Prepares patient for the visit using established patient preparation guidelines, collecting appropriate and accurate data, and providing all aspects of primary support to the provider. Provides scribe responsibilities for assigned provider(s).*Equipment and Procedures: Uses patient care equipment and performs patient procedures in a safe, competent manner according to defined standards of practice.*Message Management / Test Result Notification: Responsible for taking patient calls and initiating Telephone Encounter(s) for the providers and care team. Ensures accurate, timely response to and documentation of patient calls, message requests, and notification of test results. Trained in various programs to include but not limited to scheduling, prior authorizations, and referral management.*Direct Care Activities: The Cardiology Tech-Noninvasive II is required to complete advanced skills such as Basic Arrhythmia Class and Treadmill Training Protocol within 9 months of hire date. Performs the following functions:*Treadmill exercise tolerance tests*Stress echocardiograms*Nuclear stress tests*Scribe*Application of holter and event monitors*Indirect Care Activities: Responsible for Kanban system for stocking exam rooms and procedure room. Maintains a clean, organized, safe, well-stocked environment, and follows infection control and regulatory standards.*Provides support for clerical functions when needed to include scheduling, referral management, and prior authorizations:*Manages patients calls*Schedules patient appointments according to guidelines as defined by standard work*Monitors providers schedule to identify no shows for rescheduling. Places reminder calls to patients*Manages prior authorization for durable medical equipment, diagnostics, and specialties.*Manages referrals for diagnostic testing or specialist*Manages and maintains tracking of Advanced Directives, FMLA, and other patient forms*Customer Service and Caring Practices: Applies AIDET principles as well as good listening, oral and interpersonal communication skills to create a supportive, therapeutic environment, and provides responsive, compassionate care in meeting patient, significant other, and family requests and needs.*Communication: Communicates pertinent patient data to provider, keeping him/her informed of issues and concerns regarding patients or the environment.*Quality Improvement: Works collaboratively with care team to meet process improvement goals and clinical quality metrics. Responsible for orientation and training of new cardiology techs under the direction of the Clinic Manager. Serves as a mentor for newly hired cardiology techs*C.A.R.E.S Commitments: Demonstrates CARES Commitments:*Collaborative*be Accountable*Respect*Engage*ServeBenefits:We offer more than the standard benefits!Presbyterian employees gain access to a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more!Learn more about our employee benefits:https://www.phs.org/careers/employee-benefits/Pages/default.aspxWhy work at Presbyterian?As an organization, we are committed to improving the health of our communities. From hosting growers' markets to partnering with local communities, Presbyterian is taking active steps to improve the health of New Mexicans. For our employees, we offer a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more.Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who choose to work here. The hard work of our physicians, nurses, employees, board members and volunteers grew Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system that serves more than 875,000 New Mexicans.About Presbyterian Healthcare ServicesPresbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. We are a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, we are the state's largest private employer with nearly 14,000 employees - including more than 1,600 providers and nearly 4,700 nurses.Our health plan serves more than 580,000 members statewide and offers Medicare Advantage, Medicaid (Centennial Care) and Commercial health plans.About Our Regional Delivery SystemPresbyterian's Regional Delivery System is a network of six hospitals and medical centers throughout rural New Mexico including locations in Clovis, Espanola, Ruidoso, Santa Fe, Socorro and Tucumcari. Our regional facilities are home to more than 1,600 clinical and non-clinical employees who help make Presbyterian the state's largest private employer with nearly 14,000 statewide employees. With a variety of services ranging from general surgery to pediatrics to heart and cancer care, our regional employees are proud to provide close-to-home care for their communities.We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.About New MexicoNew Mexico continues to grow steadily in population and features a low cost-of living.Varied landscapes bring filmmakers here from around the world to capture a slice of the natural beauty New Mexicans enjoy every day. Our landscapes are as diverse as our culture - from mountains, forests, canyons, and lakes, to caverns, hot springs and sand dunes.New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.#cc123

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