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Technician, Cardiac Stress Laboratory

Primary Location Kennesaw, Georgia Job Number 1073287 Date posted 05/20/2022
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Description:
Under the supervision of a site physician, performs various professional and administrative duties related to cardiac and nuclear medicine stress testing including but not limited to: patient preparation, administration of exercise and pharmacological stress tests, and application of ACLS measures to patients when needed. Specifically, be responsible for preparation of patient for imaging and stress testing procedures including patient interviews, patient consent and signatures, and conducting patient teaching related to nuclear imaging procedure.




Essential Responsibilities:



  • Performs EKGs per department or provider request.

  • Prepares patient and assists physician and/or Nursing personnel while performing treadmill and chemical stress testing including tests performed in the Nuclear medicine Department.

  • Prepares patients for Holter Monitor and other procedures as assigned.

  • Responds immediately to all Code calls for technician support.

  • Prepares EKGs and procedure reports for physician interpretation. Files and distributes interpreted reports and EKGs appropriately.

  • Performs clerical duties as assigned.

  • Maintains the communication center of the Cardiology Department including handling telephone calls, receiving visitors, patients, physicians, and others coming to the Cardiology Department.

  • Schedules procedures done in the Cardiology Department.

  • Administer Flu Vaccines.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:

 


Experience



  • N/A

     



Education



  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

  • Recent graduate of CAAHEP/CAHEA or ABHES Medical Assistant Programs.

     



License, Certification, Registration



  • Basic Life Support




  • American Medical Technologists Registered Medical Assistant Certificate required at hire OR Medical Assistant Certificate required at hire



 


Additional Requirements:



  • Familiar with medical terminology.



 


Preferred Qualifications:



  • Minimum two (2) years of experience working invasive or non-invasive cardiac diagnostic testing.

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience working in a cardiology medical environment or related field preferred.

  • Completion of EKG and basic arrhythmia courses preferred.

  • ACLS certification preferred.

  • Certification in cardiovascular or Cardiac Stress Lab preferred.


Primary Location: Georgia,Kennesaw,Town Park Medical Offices II Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: GTC|UFCW|Local 1996 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: TP Comprehensive Med Center - Cardiology - 2808 Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.