The work location for this position is St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, Idaho
Medical, Dental, Vision
401k w/ employer match
Short & Long-term disabilities
Life & AD&D insurances
Employee Assistance Program
Serves as coordinator for all cardiac stress testing. Discusses testing with physicians, nurses and cardiovascular leadership team and concurrently reviews that all care meets evidence-based guidelines.
Collaborates with Cardiopulmonary and Cardiac Clinic director to oversee and ensure that the program meets the regulatory requirements.
Responsible for all exercise stress testing standards needed to meet regulatory and credentialing requirements.
Review EMR chart for patient's pertinent data: medical history, previous stress test, echocardiogram, coronary catheterization, reason for study, etc
Interview/ inform patient: current health status, ability to perform test, symptoms, NTG use, use of inhalers, etc
Determine contraindications to stress testing.
Prepares exercise lab for administration of exercises, prepares patients for exercise sessions, records data and communicates data to physician and primary care provider.
Performs pulse oximetry and blood pressure measurements and documents as required.
Monitor electrocardiogram (ECG), blood pressure, oxygen saturation and observe patients for both appropriate and inappropriate responses to physical activity, during and following the activity.
Prepare and analyze pre-testing clinical data and consult as necessary.
Responds to any urgent patient care activations to provide support and identify any education and training needs for associates.
Perform chart reviews and collects, analyzes and reports data for performance improvement activates, planning and evaluation of program.
Assesses plans, develops, implements and evaluate activities that promotes professional development and continuing competence of care site, providers and associates.
Creates an environment in which learning is supported and valued.
Hosts students and provides necessary education standards as described in contract.
Participates in multidisciplinary meetings.
Coordinates appropriate written patient education materials.
Serves as a resource to staff in other clinics as appropriate.
Trains additional staff for cardiac stress testing as required.
Adds charges as applicable and manages billing needs.
Scion Health considers a consistently positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous, and professional attitude to be an essential function of every position.Â While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to roll up their sleeves and pitch in as necessary to get the job done.
Employees must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: (a) can get along with co-workers or peers without exhibiting behavioral extremes, (b) perform work activities requiring negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading, or speaking with others; and (c) respond appropriately to constructive feedback from a supervisor.
While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when circumstances (e.g., emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs or technological developments) dictate.
Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science required
5-years of relevant experience required, i.e. Exercise Physiologist, Exercise Specialist, Cath Lab Tech, etc.