Cardiology Technician Job Description
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Cardiology Technician Job Responsibilities:
Aids physicians in diagnosis and treatment of heart, lung, and blood vessel disorders by conducting non-invasive diagnostic tests of cardiovascular and pulmonary systems; maintaining equipment; recording test results.
Cardiology Technician Job Duties:
- Registers patients by confirming patient identification; reviewing consultation requests; checking for special instructions; consulting with the physician; entering anticipated services to patient log.
- Comforts patients and their families by answering questions; responding to requests; explaining equipment and testing procedures; instructing and assisting patient in assuming physical position for examination.
- Conducts electrocardiogram, phonocardiogram, echocardiogram, and stress tests by using electronic test equipment, recording devices, and laboratory instruments.
- Helps physicians with cardiac cauterizations by operating multi-channel physiologic monitor; measuring and recording functions of cardiovascular and pulmonary systems of patient during cardiac cauterizations; alerting physicians to instrument readings outside normal ranges during the procedures; providing test results.
- Helps physicians with diagnosis of pulmonary disorders by conducting tests of pulmonary systems using spirometer and other respiratory testing equipment.
- Provides information by maintaining laboratory records, such as, examinations performed and findings; participating in research projects.
- Generates revenues by completing charge slips; forwarding to patient billing.
- Maintains cardiology and pulmonary equipment and supplies by cleaning and adjusting equipment; troubleshooting problems; performing preventive maintenance; reporting equipment malfunctions; arranging for repairs; maintaining supply inventory levels; completing and placing supply requisitions; restocking supply storeroom.
- Maintains quality results by following standards and procedures; submitting reports.
- Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
- Serves and protects the health care facility by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and Joint Commission on Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) requirements.
- Enhances health care organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Cardiology Technician Skills and Qualifications:
Procedural Skills, OR Logistics, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Medical Teamwork, Attention to Detail, Emotional Control, Professionalism, Verbal Communication, Performing Diagnostic Procedures, Use of Medical Technologies, Analyzing Information
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