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Cardiology Medical Assistant Cert

Company: Community Health Systems
Location: Hattiesburg
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Description

Cardiology Medical Assistant Job Duties:

Assist in performing and interpreting electrocardiograms (EKGs) to monitor the heart's electrical activity. Prepare patients for stress tests, explaining the procedure and ensuring patient comfort and safety throughout the test. Schedule patient appointments for follow-up visits, diagnostic tests, and procedures specific to cardiology care. Maintain and sterilize cardiology equipment and instruments, ensuring all are in proper working condition for patient diagnostics and procedures. Educate patients on heart-healthy lifestyle choices, including diet, exercise, and smoking cessation, tailored to their specific cardiac conditions. Document patient medical history, vital signs, and test results in electronic health records (EHR) with precision for cardiologist review. Coordinate with cardiac rehabilitation teams to develop and implement personalized rehabilitation plans for patients recovering from heart surgery or cardiac events.

At Merit Health Wesley and Merit Health Medical Group, our people provide great care. We are more than 250 physicians strong, while employing more than 1,000 healthcare professionals who have been nationally recognized for patient safety and quality care. We are a dynamic entity, continually changing and growing in size, service and scope to meet the needs of South Mississippi. Even with these changes, one thing has-and always will-remain the same: our team of professional caregivers strives to uphold the principles upon which this facility was founded more than 100 years ago: Loving God, Serving Others, and Excelling in Healthcare.

An Equal Opportunity Employer - including disability and protected veteran status.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Equal Employment Opportunity

This organization does not discriminate in any way to deprive any person of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the status of any employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. In addition, the facility complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to: hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. If you are an applicant with a mental or physical disability who needs a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, contact the director of Human Resources at the facility to which you are seeking employment; Simply go to http://www.chs.net/serving-communities/locations/ to obtain the main telephone number of the facility and ask for Human Resources.

Keywords: Community Health Systems, Hattiesburg , Cardiology Medical Assistant Cert, Healthcare , Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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