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Holter/Stress Test Tech

Requisition #

59321BR

Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted Date

08-Nov-2019

Schedule Type

Full-Time

Dept. Name

MHI Edina Support Services

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: 59321
  • Assist physicians/clinicians by verifying patient chart prep completion and rooming patients
  • Take patient vitals & enter data into flowsheet of EMR
  • Document accurately the chief complaint/reason for visit
  • Ensure accurate allergies and medication
  • Communicate directly with physician about the patient
  • Obtain artifact-free 12 lead EKG and perform SA EKGs
  • Apply holter and event recorders
  • Assist with completion of charge slips
  • Ensure all clinical areas are properly stocked
  • 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
  • Assists with stress testing

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology highly desired
  • May consider EKG Tech or EMT
  • Basic EKG Identification Course

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Previous EKG experience
  • Medical terminology
  • Minimum two-year direct patient care experience in health care field, preferably cardiology
  • Exercise physiology program internship in cardiology setting

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

Work Schedule

  • 40 hours a week
  • Day shifts; Monday-Friday, 7:30-4pm
  • May float to metro clinics as needed
  • Combination position of clinic support and stress testing support
  • Non-contract
  • Benefit eligible

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

59321BR
Cardio / Resp / Sleep / Neuro