Tenet Healthcare Holter Monitor Tech in Birmingham, Alabama

General Summary: A non-exempt medical office position responsible for general nuclear medicine duties, including stress testing, imaging and processing.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  1. Adheres to and supports the mission, purpose, philosophy, objectives, policies, and procedures of Tenet Physician Resources.

  2. Adheres to the Tenet HIPAA Compliance Plan and the Privacy Standards Confidentiality Agreement.

  3. Demonstrates support for the Tenet Corporate Compliance Program by being knowledgeable of compliance responsibilities as expressed in the Code of Conduct; adhering to federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and corporate policies and procedures policies that affect his/her specific job functions/responsibilities; and reporting compliance issues/concerns in a timely and appropriate manner.

  4. Assess and reassess patients with implanted cardiac devices

  5. Provides follow-up for adult and geriatric patients with implanted cardiac devices

  6. Collaborates with other health care providers to assist in the adjustment of plan of care and implement changes as needed

  7. Assists in maintaining a current database for device clinic patients

  8. Knowledge and understanding of proper billing and reimbursement as it applies to implanted cardiac devices

  9. Assist in device clinic scheduling

  10. Performs additional device testing and documentation as needed for but not limited to A –V and V-V echo optimizations and clinical trials

  11. Competently provides patient teaching and provides additional training/resources as needed (i.e. Patient ICD support groups, Health Fairs, etc).

  12. Triage phone calls from device patient

  13. Other office duties as assigned

Education: High school graduation and nursing school completion or accreditation from ATI or Prep MD and completion of EKG and Arrhythmia Interpretation class.

Certification : Certification from the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) for competency in Cardio Rhythm Device Therapy for Allied Health

Experience: Work requires a level knowledge of patient care methods, procedures and techniques. Six Months EKG experience preferred.

Other Requirements: None

Performance Requirements:

Knowledge:

  1. Knowledge of performing cardiac device screenings.

  2. Understanding proper operation of Cardiac devices and equipment.

  3. Knowledge of using medical equipment including stethoscope, scales, and blood pressure cuff, etc.

  4. Knowledge of Electronic Health Systems.

  5. Knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT codes.

  6. Knowledge of the policies and procedures of a clinic sufficient to provide effective patient care.

Skills:

  1. Skill in multi-tasking.

  2. Skill in customer service.

  3. Skill in computer hardware and software use.

  4. Skill in verbal and written communication.

  5. Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, and decision-making to achieve organizational objectives.

  6. Skill in analyzing situations accurately and taking effective action.

  7. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, policy-making bodies, third-party venders, patients, and the public.

  8. Skill in organizing work, making assignments, and achieving goals and objectives.

  9. Skill in exercising judgment and discretion in developing, applying, interpreting, and coordinating departmental policies and procedures.

Abilities:

  1. Displays the ability to triage phone calls

  2. Ability to multi-task, manage details and organize efficiently and effectively.

  3. Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies and procedures.

  4. Ability to set priorities among multiple requests.

  5. Ability to interact with patients, medical and administrative staff, and the public effectively.

  6. Ability to use EMR, other relevant computer hardware and software, telephone, copier, fax machine and other standard medical office equipment.

Job: Physician

Organization: Cardiovascular Associates of the SE (CVASE)

Title: Holter Monitor Tech

Location: AL-Birmingham

Requisition ID: 1805012924