Posted in Health Care 18 days ago.
Type: Full Time
Atrius Health is a nonprofit healthcare leader delivering a system of connected care that enables us to know our patients better so that we can serve them well. Across 32 clinical locations, more than 50 specialties and 825 physicians, we provide proactive, customized care to more than 720,000 adult and pediatric patients across eastern Massachusetts. The Atrius Health practices including Dedham Medical Associates, Granite Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and PMG Physician Associates - together with VNA Care - work in collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing facilities, to develop innovative and effective ways of delivering care in the most appropriate setting, making it easier for patients to be healthy. We believe that by establishing a solid foundation of knowledge, understanding and trust with each of our patients, we enrich their health and enhance their lives. SUMMARY Under general supervision, independently performs exercise stress tests. Obtains and interprets, under exertion stress, electrocardiogram tracings, blood pressure, heart rate responses and patient symptoms, recognizing variations of normal and pathological patterns of test results. Under limited supervision, performs a variety of patient care and technical duties in our outpatient Pacemaker Clinic, including preparing charts for MD interpretation, pacemaker interrogation & programming and transtelephonic pacemaker follow-up. Determines when an adequate test has been obtained and consults supervisor or cardiologist as needed. Additional duties may include taking medical histories, recording vital signs, scheduling patients, equipment maintenance plus other duties as prescribed by the physician. EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS B.S. in Exercise Physiology/Science, Cardiopulmonary Sciences or related field (or equivalent education, training or experience). CPR certification required. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) may be required based on specialty. EXPERIENCE Minimum 6 months of cardiac stress testing required. SKILLS Knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the heart and cardiac medications. Able to independently perform tests. Good interpersonal, organizational and decision-making skills. Ability to take initiative and work independently. Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants, and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner status, parental status, sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity. Excellent benefits Include: * Up to 8% company retirement contribution, * Generous Paid Time Off * 10 paid holidays, * Paid professional development, * Competitive health and welfare benefit package. Atrius Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting or any other employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, military service or application for military service, veteran or disability status.Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA);Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO); and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the statePDN-91b61c8b-db7c-4ba4-bf16-82eb5e1cfa15