Newtown Square, Pennsylvania

Main Line Health is suburban Philadelphia's most comprehensive health care resource with over 11,000 employees, offering a full range of medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, psychiatric and emergency services. Composed of five hospitals, a medical research institute, physician practices and other specialized facilities and services. Recognized as a Magnet system Main Line Health is committed to the highest standards of patient care, education and research.
Bryn Mawr Hospital is a 319-bed not-for-profit acute care hospital, located in the heart of the Bryn Mawr community and easily accessible from all areas of the Philadelphia and the western suburbs. For more than 100 years, Bryn Mawr Hospital has provided quality compassionate care to our patients. We have made it our mission to provide patients with a superior patient experience. This translates to the consistent delivery of safe, high quality clinical care in the absence of preventable harm. Today, the Hospital continues its leadership as a sophisticated community hospital offering advanced medical technology and access to the most qualified medical staff in the region.
Why Work at Bryn Mawr Hospital?
The Philadelphia Business Journal named Bryn Mawr Hospital one of the top ten "Best Places to Work" in the Delaware Valley. We also rank among Modern Healthcare's top 100 places in the nation to work in healthcare. The hospital has been named among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals for the Philadelphia metro area and has been nationally recognized by Press Ganey, Truven Analytics, and The Joint Commission for its high quality patient care. The Hospital has received Magnet® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation’s highest award for recognizing excellence in nursing care.
We are committed to providing exceptional care with empathy and compassion for people at all stages in life. Our Diversity, Respect and Inclusion Initiative celebrates our differences and our similarities. Ultimately, we want everyone to feel respected for who they are.
Turn your job into a career by joining Main Line Health! This position is a dual role of a Cardiology Tech and also covering the Front Desk of the Cardiology office. All work located at the Newtown Square Health Center. This position works five 6-hour days, total of 30 hours/week.
JOB TITLE: Cardiology Technician
The Cardiology Technician performs diagnostic stress testing, holter monitor hookup and scanning, and electrocardiograms on patients of ages newborn to geriatric in an efficient and professional manner. Evaluate and analyze all data for changes in cardiac rhythm, patient’s condition, and patient’s comfort level when utilizing a treadmill and keep Cardiologist apprised of changes. Ability to manage and process EKGs in the MUSE system.
ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Stress Testing: (Nuclear Medicine stress testing and Echo Stress Testing)

  1. Explain procedures in an appropriate manner and assures that the patient understands the procedure, e.g. proper use of the treadmill.
  2. Obtains patient’s signed consent form prior to stress test being performed and ensure all paperwork is filled out completely and accurately.
  3. Preps and hooks up patient to the appropriate equipment using standard stress, holter monitor or ECG placement and verifying quality of preparation.
  4. Assists with Stress testing in Nuclear Medicine & Echo Department, monitoring cardiac rhythm and patient responses.
  5. Evaluates ECG for artifact and physiologic or abnormal changes.
  6. Communicates changes and abnormalities to physician/nurse practitioner immediately.
  7. Continuously assesses and monitors patient’s condition while on treadmill and during recovery. Analyzing data and keeping physician & nurse practitioner apprised of changes or abnormalities during the testing procedure and recovery.
  8. Prepares report and secures official interpretation in a timely fashion
Holter Monitoring:
  1. Provide patient education and orientation for cardiac holter monitors.
  2. Preps and hooks up patient to the appropriate equipment using standard stress, holter monitor or ECG placement and verifying quality of preparation.
  3. Ensures holter is returned with in time frame needed
  4. Holter monitor scanning (24 hour ECG recording) Scans holter monitor recording evaluating and assessing for arrhythmias and notifies Cardiologist of abnormal findings
  5. prepares report and secures official interpretation in a timely fashion

Electrocardiograms:
  1. Preps and hooks up patient to the appropriate equipment using standard stress, holter monitor or ECG placement and verifying quality of preparation.
  2. Competent in the use of the EKG machines.
  3. Evaluates ECG for artifact and physiologic or abnormal changes
  4. Communicates changes and abnormalities to physician immediately to get a STAT read

MUSE:
  1. Competent in use of MUSE system, preparing EKGs downloaded from all carts & prepare for physician reading.

Clerical:
  1. Charges appropriately for all services rendered.
  2. Maintains and follows all physician reading schedules
  3. Correctly assigns billing to each physician practice for reading of all services
  4. Handles all inquiries, requests for studies, faxes, telephone in appropriate and timely manner

Other Accountabilities:
  1. Participates in daily equipment maintenance. Reports malfunctioning equipment to the appropriate person.
  2. Keeps work area organized and clean for other staff members. Orders and restocks supplies.
  3. Retrieves previous studies for comparison.
  4. Performs other job related duties as requested by supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English sufficiently to perform job duties required.
  • Graduate of a formal program in cardiovascular technology preferred.
Licensures & Certifications:
  • Certified cardiographic technician preferred.
  • BLS required (exception BMH)
Experience:
  • Certification or minimum 6 months experience performing treadmill stress testing, holter scanning and electrocardiograms.
  • Basic ECG and arrhythmia interpretation required.
  • Basic knowledge of cardiovascular anatomy, physiology and terminology required.
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment required.
We offer competitive compensation and outstanding comprehensive benefits including tuition reimbursement, 403B matching savings plan, a pension plan, and a generous paid time off program. To be considered, please apply online with your resume at https://www.mainlinehealth.org/careers Enter Job ID 48469 in Keyword search box.
Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no agency calls.


Bryn Mawr Health Center (BMHC)
3855 West Chester Pike

NewtownSquare, 19073

Newtown Square, Pennsylvania

About Main Line Health

 

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health (MLH) is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs.

At its core are four of the region’s respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital; Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; and Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, a home health service. Main Line Health also consists of Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multi-specialty physician networks, and the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a non-profit biomedical research organization located on the campus of Lankenau Medical Center. Main Line Health also consists of four outpatient health centers located in Broomall, Collegeville, Exton and Newtown Square.

Main Line Health hospitals, with more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians, are the recipients of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest honor for nursing excellence. Main Line Health is among the area’s leaders in medicine, providing advanced patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.

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