Allina Health Holter/Stress Test Tech in Waconia, Minnesota

Advertisement Holter/Stress Test Tech Requisition # 50222BR Physical Location Waconia, Minnesota Posted Date 06-Dec-2018 Schedule Type Full-Time Dept. Name MHI at Ridgeview Support Hours Per Week 40 Contract Noncontract Introduction Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills. Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest. Responsibilities Req ID: 50222 Assist physicians/clinicians by verifying patient chart prep completion and rooming patients Assists with stress testing in conjunction with exercise physiologist or RN Take patient vitals & enter data into flowsheet of EMR Document accurately the chief complaint/reason for visit Ensure accurate allergies and medications Communicate directly with physician about the patient Obtain artifact-free 12 lead EKGs Apply holter and event recorders Completes chart prep for each clinic day and preloads information into EMR Assist with completion of charge slips Ensure clinic supplies/linen is stocked and equipment checks are complete All areas properly decontaminated at end of clinic day or as appropriate Check crash cart daily & complete log sheet making sure that equipment is operational, lock secure & outdates are within specs Education CMA or two-year degree in health care field preferred Basic EKG Identification Course (running stress test) Qualification/Skills Experience Previous EKG experience Medical terminology Minimum two-year direct patient care experience in health care field, preferably cardiology Formal training as EMT, Cardiology Technician, Exercise Physiology or other applicable technical training preferred Skills Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the cardiac system Knowledge of operation of cardiac testing equipment Basic knowledge of cardiac medications Knowledge of handling sharps, hazardous materials, and human waste disposal Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Multi-lingual skill highly desirable Basic computer skills required Ability to establish priorities and work in a high activity environment Knowledge of all cardiac stress tests to include regular stress tests, Myoview, Adenosine Myoview, Stress Echo, Dobutamine stress Echo, and CPST Licensure/Certifications BCLS certified CMA, CNA, EMT Work Schedule Full time Shifts vary from 7:30am- 5pm This position will float between two locations- Minneapolis Heart Institute at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia a