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Chestnut Hill, MassachusettsOrganization Facility: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Category: Cardiology Job ID: JR14548 Date posted: 03/07/2023
When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.
Work Shift:Rotating (United States of America)Oversees the performance of exercise tolerance tests performed on a treadmill or cycle ergometer and performs metabolic stress tests. For the Boston and Off-Site Locations: The labs hours of operation are 7:45am to 6pm Monday to Wednesday, 7:45 to 8pm Thursday and Friday, 8am to 4:30pm Saturday and Sunday. Each shift is 8 hours in duration, individuals will rotate on daily basis in one of 9 labs Monday to Friday. All team members will work a Saturday and Sunday shift every 4 to 6 weeks.
Job Description:Oversees exercise tests which are performed on a treadmill or cycle ergometer. Obtains medical history, examines patient, and determines the clinical utility of the study, pre-test, probability, indications and contraindications of the test. Utilizes chart/computerized medical record reporting system to obtain previous test results. Screens patient to maximize safety of test. Observes the patient during the study and monitors symptoms, electrocardiogram and hemodynamic responses to exercise stress and recovery, ensuring that a complete, informative and safe examination is performed. Demonstrates sound clinical judgment when directing the exercise test. Independently places by venipuncture a butterfly or angiocath catheter when indicated. Assists with daily conduct of the laboratory including assisting with scheduling patients, maintaining equipment and ordering supplies. Presents case reports to healthcare providers' team when appropriate. Interacts between all health care providers regarding the information obtained from the test results. Attends appropriate rounds and conferences. Provides in-services when requested and approved by the lab director. In addition to daily operation expectations, individuals will serve as the point person reporting to either the lab Director or Supervisor regarding overseeing clinical interns, maintaining code carts, ordering equipment parts, ordering of medical and non-medical supplies. Twice a year, the Physiologist will be responsible for presenting a case study approved by the Lab Director or Supervisor during Lab staff meeting.