Cardiac Rehab Technician - Ephrata Community Hospital

Ephrata, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 64098

General Summary:

Under general supervision of Cardiac Rehab RN’s and Cardiac Rehab Team Lead, the cardiac rehab technician assists patients who have experienced heart disease through monitored exercise sessions including duties performed prior to, during and after the session. Follows the individual treatment plan in providing safe, quality care in a patient centered environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Able to identify arrhythmias and the symptomatic patient, assisting the RN in clinical urgent/emergent situations as needed.
  • Proficient in performing 12-lead EKG per protocol.
  • Ability to multi-task and remain calm and patient under pressure.
  • Must have outstanding verbal communication skills and be able to work well with patients from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Must maintain a positive attitude and be a source of positivity for the cardiac rehab patients.
  • Proficient in performing blood pressures and taking pulses.
  • Accurate in all documentation in computer or on paper.
  • Proficient in performing glucometer blood sugar testing.
  • Monitors and assists patients with 6 min. walk studies as needed.
  • Assists patients to and from the exercise equipment if needed and sets up exercise equipment when needed
  • Assists patients applying cardiac monitors.
  • Follows all infection control and covid-19 related protocols, demonstrating appropriate cleaning of all equipment and meticulous handwashing.
  • Knowledgeable of all exercises done including machines, weights and stretches, and able to effectively teach patients regarding use and benefits related to their health & fitness.
  • Responsible for ordering supplies when needed, understanding materials management and lawson ordering protocols.
  • Answers telephone when needed, routes calls, takes messages and provides information as appropriate.

 

Qualifications

  • High School or G.E.D.
  • Graduate of cardiology program with CCT certificate, or medical office assistant training preferred
  • BLS certification
  • CCT certificate
  • 1 - 2 years experience required
  • Basic EKG course for cardiac arrhythmias/rhythm recognition

 

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

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