Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72
Primary Location: IA > WEST DES MOINES > IHC WEST UNIVERSITY
Under supervision, provides heart rhythm analysis of electrocardiograms recorded from external means; applies monitors and/or instructs patients on rhythm monitoring; performs clerical functions.
Essential Key Job Responsibilities
Acts as liaison between Heart Rhythm Center Staff and Clinical Services regarding cardiac rhythm monitoring
Applies external cardiac rhythm monitoring equipment
Communicates with patients verbally and in written/typed format
Communicates with Heart Rhythm Center's cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) and external monitoring device industry representatives for technical and patient assistance as needed
Completes billing as needed
Documents symptoms, records monitor strips, & routes reports to the appropriate provider for interpretation
Documents progress notes as appropriate in the EMR
Educates patients on monitoring of heart rhythms and use of monitors
Educates staff on monitoring procedures and protocols
Enters data in computer and maintains EMR
Maintains, tracks supplies and equipment
Makes general interpretation of arrhythmias; identifies adverse arrhythmias and informs a Heart Rhythm Center nurse or provider as needed
Navigates to the Heart Rhythm Center's secured external websites for enrollment of services, appointment scheduling, equipment ordering, report collection, and/or updating patient information.
Notifies a Heart Rhythm Center nurse of significant patient complaints and or arrhythmias
Orders supplies for cardiac arrhythmia and/or device monitoring
Schedules patients for follow-up and testing
Trouble shoots monitor performance, arranges for monitor replacement or sends for repair as needed.
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Required Education for Staff Job Levels
High school diploma preferred or high school equivalency.
Required Licensure and Certifications
Basic Life Support (BLS) for the healthcare provider; certified or obtained by the end of the orientation period (approximately within 6 weeks of hire)
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Basic computer/keyboard skills required
Cardiac medical terminology class within six (6) months of hire
Level I Cardiac Arrhythmia within 6 months of hire. Test out or repeat with passing score every two (2) years
Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire
EKG, cardiac arrhythmia training and/or telemetry monitoring experience preferred.
Requisition ID: 2019-R0220630
Market: CHI St. Luke's Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
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