EKG Tech/Office Support

College Medical Center

Cardio Technician / Office Support performs diagnostic testing as ordered by physicians, according to established standards and practice. Supports the Cardio department as a resource to physicians and provides clerical and scheduling support and performs all receptionist/secretary duties.
This position supports the Mission of the Hospital through the provision of distinctive and compassionate care to our patients.
  • High School Graduate or GED preferred.
  • Current CPR BLS for healthcare provider’s card upon hire.
  • EKG certification within 6 months.
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • One year hospital and / or medical experience preferred.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties and responsibility related to clerical task skills and office coordinator Medical terminology.
  • Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age served on the unit. Possess knowledge of growth and development over the life span.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English.
Prolonged sitting, frequent walking/standing. Lift, Positions and transfers records which when boxed may weigh more than 50 pounds. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeing and crouching. Hand manipulation, both fine and gross dexterity are required for writing and technical skills.
Frequent exposure to noise, cold and heat. Occasional exposure to bloodborne pathogens, chemicals, general cleaning chemicals.
(All duties listed below are essential to the job.)
* General Staff Accountabilities
  • Employee’s conduct conforms to the Mission, Vision, Values, and Code of Conduct of College Medical Center.
  • Values individual differences and demonstrates sensitivity to the cultural needs of others.
  • Respects the rights, privacy and property of others, and maintains strict confidentiality.
  • Effectively protects all health information from unauthorized access per HIPAA regulations and all applicable local and state laws.
  • Exhibits good attendance and punctuality.
  • Provides appropriate notice prior to vacation/time off and notifies supervisor a minimum of two hours prior to shift when unable to come to work.
  • Observes allotted break and meal periods as prescribed by Hospital Policy and follows time card procedures by accurately writing in and out.
  • Attends to personal affairs to avoid any interference with productivity.
  • Adheres to the Dress Code.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of their personal role in the case of fire/disaster and participates in Performance Improvement activities.
  • Functions with an awareness of patient safety issues and applies basic principles of safety as identified within the facility.
  • Follows the occurrence reporting policy and procedure in reporting any potential safety issues.
* Job Specific Accountabilities
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide cardiopulmonary diagnostic procedures to the age of the patients served.
  • Performs cardiology diagnostic procedures as ordered by the physician; EKG’s and Stress Tests.
  • Provides preliminary reports to attending physician(s) and nursing staff. Notifies immediately any abnormal (critical) test result using established guidelines.
  • Documents any abnormal (critical) test results in the EMR.
  • Prepares tests results and scans into EMR.
  • Checks equipment, supplies, and accessories on a regular basis; does minor troubleshooting of equipment when necessary.
  • Performs Cardiopulmonary billing in an accurate and timely fashion. Completes charge and/or order audits.
  • Assists in new employee orientation and proctors as requested.
  • Provides support to the Physicians with the EMR and Cardiopulmonary tests
Demonstrates knowledge, skills and ability to correctly schedule procedures for the department.
  • Coordinates all department scheduling among all staff, departments and offices involved. EKG; ECHOCARDIOGRAMS; TEE; STRESS TESTS; PFT; EEG; and others.
Demonstrates ability to perform departmental clerical and support activities accurately and timely.
  • Completes all appropriate documentation when scheduling procedures.
  • Provides correct information to patients of pre-exam requirements.
  • Act as liaison between department and physician’s offices.
  • Confirms all appointments and conducts follow up in a timely manner via phone with patient and/or referring physician’s office.
  • Type reports, memos and other documents accurately and correctly.
  • May transcribe test reports and results.
  • Compiles all essential documentation to other department for processing (i.e. transcription requisition) accurately and timely. Conducts a daily follow up and audit of all patient reports and process it accordingly for distribution and filing.
  • Answers and directs all department calls and requests. Maintain departmental records, files and reports, which include retrieval, fax and distribution of reports in an organized manner.
  • Distributes reports in a timely manner to appropriate departments and offices.
  • Correctly uses office equipment including PC’s, facsimile and copier machines.
  • Maintains adequate inventory of clerical supplies.
  • Participates in departmental Performance Improvement.
  • Conducts daily audits of department charges and orders.
  • Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Demonstrates age appropriate care for integration across the life span.
  • Recognizes and responds appropriately to unique needs of varying age groups served by the department.
  • Recognizes and responds to safety factors for age levels served.
Compensation Rate:
Placement in the pay range is based on multiple factors including, but not limited to, relevant years of experience and qualifications.  In addition to base pay, there may be additional compensation available for CHCM/CSU roles, including but not limited to shift differential and other special pay practices, etc.  The posted compensation for the position is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay that CHCM/CSU in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting.

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