Career Opportunities

The Mission of South Denver Cardiology Associates is “To be the provider of choice for delivering the highest quality cardiac care to adults in the region.” 

Thank you for your interest in a career with the South Denver Heart Center, and we look forward to hearing from you.  Your resume will be reviewed, and qualified candidates will be contacted if a potential match arises.

All job offers are contingent on passing a background check, a drug test, and proof of Covid-19 Vaccination.

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Team Member Benefits

South Denver Cardiology team members enjoy a wide variety of company benefits:

  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Long-Term Disability, AFLAC
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • 401(k)
  • PLT (Personal Leave Time)
  • Use of Gym/Yoga Studio/and any class offered at South Denver Heart Center
  • Tuition Reimbursement after 1 year of service.

Career Opportunities

Please check out our open career positions below.

Credentialing Assistant

Job Summary:
Under direct supervision of the Credentialing Coordinator, learns the credentialing and verification process.

Responsibilities:
• Maintains all information in Modio. Files all information promptly into Modio.
• All provider information is correct. Make changes as needed.
• Add/Remove providers into the system.
• Make sure all CMEs are current.
• Maintain all expirables (State Medical, DEA, Driver’s License, Board Certification, etc.)
• Maintain all CAQH re-attestations for all physicians/NPs as needed within the 15-day time frame of notification. Updates CAQH with current license, malpractice, DEA, ACLS/BLS new expiration dates as required.
• Physicians/NPs are notified of incomplete medical records when notified by the hospitals to avoid hospital suspension. Maintains contact with HIM.
• Completes all Advent Health online employment verifications as needed.
• Helps with the renewal of state medical licenses for physicians/NPs as needed.
• Makes sure all invoices are paid directly or submits the invoice to the Bookkeeping Department in the event that online payments cannot be made.
• Works with the Credentialing Coordinator to help complete and obtain necessary information for privileges.
• Attends and participates in all credentialing-related meetings.
• Miscellaneous work as needed.

Qualifications/Education:
• Ability to multi-task, problem-solve, and prioritize tasks based on urgency
• Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with others
• Flexibility, promptness, and desire to be a team player
• Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office or related software

Education and Experience:
• High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
• Epic experience preferred
• Medical office experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:
• Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

Hours a Week: 40

Compensation: $19-$21 depending on experience and education
*This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned.

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Registered Nurse – Research

Job Summary:
The Clinical Research Nurse, under the guidance and supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI),
ensures the integrity and quality of clinical trials are maintained and conducted in accordance w/
federal, state, and local regulations, Institutional Review Board (IRB) approvals, and SDCA policies and
procedures. This position is primarily responsible for the accurate completion of visit procedures and
collection of information from study patients according to protocols, and for protecting the health,
safety, and welfare of research participants. The clinical trial nurse also acts as the study coordinator for
limited studies.

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Providing nursing care to research study patients.
• Ensures compliance with each study’s protocol by providing thorough review and documentation at each subject study visit
• Participates in recruitment and selection of study participants by interviewing and documenting medical history to determine compliance with eligibility requirements
• Performs medical tests, including, but not limited to, vital signs, imaging studies, and electrocardiograms
• Administers investigational medications and performs patient assessments during clinic visits to determine presence of side effects; notifies Principal Investigator of findings/issues
• Provides patient education and medical information to study patients to ensure understanding of proper medication dosage, administration, and disease treatment
• Documents medical data in patient chart to capture protocol requirements As Study Coordinator, ensures assigned studies are conducted in accordance with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), and Good Clinical Practices (GCP) guidelines
• Ensures site compliance with research protocols by reviewing all regulatory requirements to confirm implementation of appropriate methods, practices, and procedures for all research activities
• Develops accurate source materials and ensures compliance from site staff
• Provides accurate and timely data collection, documentation, entry, and reporting in both sponsor and SDCA databases
• Ensures appropriate credentialing and training completion
• Supports the regulatory supervisor in the maintenance of regulatory documents in accordance with SDCA SOP and applicable regulations
• Interfaces with research participants, to support efforts to determine eligibility and consenting of study participants according to protocol
• Communicates and collaborates specific study requirements to the research team, including internal and external parties, sponsor, monitors, PI, and study participants
• Ensures compliance with research protocols, by providing ongoing quality control audits, including maintaining ongoing investigational drug accountability
• Disburses investigational drug and provides patient teaching regarding administration, as necessary
• Communicates and collaborates w/ study team including internal and external parties, sponsors, PI, and study participants
• Participates with the PI and study team to identify and prioritize the development of systems and infrastructure to maintain research quality and compliance
• Occasional travel to attend sponsor study training meetings as required
• Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Education and Experience:
• Valid RN license from the State of Colorado
• Bachelor of Nursing degree preferred
• Two (2) years of recent clinical nursing experience in a hospital, clinic or similar health care setting preferred
• Nursing competency skills per scope of practice (i.e., performing vital signs, nursing assessments, performing ECG/EKG, administering injections, etc.)
• At least one (1) year clinical trials research experience preferred
• BLS and ACLS certified.
• Covid Vaccination Required

Physical Requirements
• Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
• Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Compensation: $35.00-$45.00 depending on education and experience

Hours Per week: 40

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Advanced Practice Provider-Electrophysiology Focus

Job Summary:

The Advanced Practice Provider serving both the inpatient and outpatient environment is responsible for thorough assessment, evaluation, and utilization of evidence-based medicine in collaboration with physicians and multidisciplinary team members while providing compassionate, physical, and psychological support to patients, families, and the community. The APP has responsibility for additional duties, as well as those listed below:

  • Participates in EP/arrhythmia clinical meetings
  • Assist with website upkeep and development
  • Participates in quality review for arrhythmia clinic, inpatient and outpatient care

EP NP RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Assures quality of care by adhering to standards set forth by professional organizations, state board of nursing, Colorado Nurse Practice Act, credentialing committees, community standards of care, payer regulations and SDCA guidelines and recommendations.
  • Compliant with patient privacy and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Performs detailed history taking and physical examinations, formulating care plans, expanding on differential diagnosis, initiating orders and collaborating with colleagues and cardiologists for continuity of care, and documenting appropriately, remaining current on billing requirements.
  • Interprets test results within their scope of practice. Reports pertinent abnormal findings to cardiologist.
  • Coordinates diagnostic workups in conjunction with physicians, health care providers, nursing staff, and other ancillary personnel.
  • Conducts hospital rounds on patients including, but not limited to: Obtaining subjective data including history and review of systems; Obtaining objective data including review of vital signs, telemetry data, laboratory tests, imaging tests, and diagnostic procedures; Perform physical examination; Complete an assessment and formulate a plan of care including initiateon of orders; Consults with the cardiologist and other providers as needed.
  • Updates and organizes inpatient rounding lists daily highlighting consults, discharges, transfers to higher level of care and procedures. The APRN goals each day include assessing the workload at hand, prioritizing, evaluating the global picture of the teams, and performing, as well as distributing, the work throughout the day.
  • Communicates and collaborates with the health care team to determine plan of care, discharge disposition, and further follow-up including referrals, and utilization of community resources. Communicates with nursing, rehab, device clinic, anticoagulation clinic, amiodarone clinic, transitional heart failure clinic, lipid clinic, and scheduling team for continuity in patient services.
  • Facilitates the discharge of hospitalized patients including discharge teaching, written and electronic discharge instructions, providing prescriptions and discharge summary completion. Assesses appropriateness and accessibility of the care plan from a holistic perspective with considerations of financial needs, lifestyle and personal beliefs.
  • Supervises diagnostic exercise, stress echocardiogram, Thallium, Cardiolyte, Adenosine, Persantine, Lexiscan and Dobutamine treadmill studies, as well as gated blood pool studies and tilt table testing according to established guidelines and standards of care.
  • Evaluates acute and chronic conditions for outpatients in our office setting. Collaborates with care team including, but not limited to MD, RN, MA and supportive services. Anticipates and prepares for cardiology clinic by reviewing charts, pertinent data and planned testing prior to evaluations.
  • Writes or electronically transmits prescriptions for patients for acute, self-limiting conditions and for chronic conditions that are stabilized.
  • Facilitates referral to sub specialist cardiologists, specialty clinics within and outside of SDC, or higher level of care in collaboration with primary cardiologist.
  • Participates in research trials through communication, screening, and providing necessary follow up in collaboration with our research department.
  • Writes or electronically transmits prescriptions for patients for acute, self-limiting conditions and for chronic conditions that are stabilized.
  • Provides education for patients regarding procedures and medical conditions including expected course of disease, signs and symptoms indicating a problem or progression of disease, when to seek further care, how to access appropriate care and expected and adverse effects of prescribed medications, in a manner that is easily understood by the patient and family.
  • Empowers the patient with inclusion and direction of their care discussing options with benefit and risk. Obtains informed consent with full explanation of risk and benefit of medications and procedures, with the use of interpreter representation as needed.
  • Teaches wellness classes at the Heart Center for the community. Provides support at group meetings such as Walk with a Doc, Women and Heart Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, or other support groups.
  • Teaches educational courses to MA, LPN, RN teams to facilitate teamwork and greater understanding of cardiology interdepartmentally.
  • Supervises learning experiences of selected students and other personnel. Participates in continuing education for self, other APRNs and staff members. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Participates with APP team monthly meeting with active engagement and feedback on educational opportunities, practice updates and collaborative schedule agreements.
  • Works on group goals and projects. Participates in knowledge sharing events with colleagues such as journal club, disseminating knowledge from conferences, recent articles. Updates their responsible areas in One Note communications.
  • Participates in leadership opportunities to further the development of our team. These include, but are not limited to: APP council, Peer review, credentialing, safety committees, and speakership at local and national professional meetings.
  • Maintains professional, cooperative decorum and promotes collaborative, positive relationships with colleagues, physicians, referring heath care providers, ancillary staff, administrative staff, patients, and their families on behalf of South Denver Cardiology.
  • Has fluency in EPIC, Meditech and Allscripts EMR with PK8 and other communication app knowledge base and application. Utilizes a paging system, and texting and calls for communication.
  • Remains current in required professional and credentialing status. Maintains current BLS, ACLS, professional insurance, DEA, and state licensure, professional certification, education requirements for JACHO and professional certification, tuberculosis testing, immunizations, HIPPA and OSHA standards. Provides appropriate documentation to credentialing specialists in a timely manner.
  • *We are one team, working together to produce high quality, compassionate, cost-effective health care to our patients and community.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Collaborative Teamwork promoting harmony.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and ability to adapt to other applications.
  • Proficient with EMR, Epic Super User Training is encouraged.

Education and Experience:

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with a current Colorado license
  • Masters or Doctorate Degree
  • Certification as Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist by a recognized board
  • Provisional Prescriptive Authority Required, with full prescriptive authority once 750 hours of preceptorship is completed
  • DEA Licensure within the first 12 months of practice
  • ACLS/BLS within 3 months of hire
  • Cardiology, ICU, Telemetry and cardiac experience preferred
  • Background check required (includes credit, justice, worker’s comp)
  • Drug screen required, including alcohol screen
  • Immunizations are up to date, including COVID

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift to 25 pounds at times.
  • Ability to assist with adult patient in emergencies as needed

 

Hours a Week: 40

Compensation: $50-$55/hour

*This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties.  Employees may perform other related duties as assigned.

Apply here, Jobs@southdenver.com

 

Ambulatory Monitoring Technician

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Set-up and placement of holter monitors and event
  • Direct communication between patients and healthcare providers regarding heart monitors and sleep studies, utilizing telecommunication such as emails and phone calls
  • First point of contact of receiving Abnormal recordings from such monitors
  • Collect and disinfect monitors post
  • Patient enrollment and training for all ambulatory monitoring
  • Patient enrollment and training for sleep studies with Nox Ox equipment
  • Downloading of all data received from each monitor
  • Processing and distribution of all
  • Scanning and tasking of all reports to SDCA physicians or Primary Care physicians as applicable.
  • Review and distribution of all tasks received concerning ambulatory monitoring devices.
  • Entry into Patient Portal as
  • Address patient and equipment issues as they

ACCOUNTABILITY:          Reports to Diagnostic Supervisor

HOURLY RATE:                                   $25-$35/hour

QUALIFICATIONS:          

Basic ECG interpretation skills

Exceptional interpersonal skills

The ability to multi task and maintain organization

PHYSICAL EFFORT:                                               

Ability to assist patients in emergency situations as needed

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

  • Preventice Holter/Event monitors, Biotel Holter monitors,
  • EPIC, Allscripts PM and Touchworks
  • Phillips Zymed software
  • Office equipment (phone, desktop, scanner, and printers)

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Float RN-Specialty Clinic

Job Summary:
The Specialty Clinic Float Nurse is an RN position, directly supervised by the Specialty Clinic NPs and the
Specialty Clinic Nursing Supervisor. It is a position that will be trained to work in all the Specialty Clinics
as detailed below.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Respects patient confidentiality and privacy by maintaining the security of all patient communications, per current HIPAA regulations.
  • Identifies patient service requirement by establishing rapport with potential and active This includes education and communication with patients on their upcoming procedures and testing.
  • Responsible for triaging patients by phone, remote monitor or in person. The nurse appropriately incorporates the use of established protocols, available information, the nursing process, critical thinking, prioritizing, and delegation to resolve patient issues.
  • Ensures correct prescriptions by communication with the health care provider and the pharmacies regarding new prescriptions, medication changes or refills.
  • Evaluates ECGs with MD/NP oversight and antiarrhythmic medication
  • Administers IV diuretics with continuous patient
  • Administers injections subQ or IM as needed for medication
  • Educates patients on their medical conditions, symptoms that may indicate a worsening problem, and the possible effects or adverse reactions that may occur with Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties, providing explanation of procedures, and answering questions.
  • Reviews diagnostic testing results with health care Differentiates normal results from abnormal results and obtains recommendations from health care providers. Informs patients of results and recommendations.
  • Screens patients for research and coordinates with research RNs for potential and current
  • Documents patient care activities using
  • Participates in code blue team/rapid response Responsibilities include BLS/ACLS protocols.
  • Acts as a resource for the medical assistants and non-clinical
  • Provides routine and emergent care as directed per
  • Complies with federal, state, local and professional requirements and advises management of needed actions.
  • Maintains a safe, clean working
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infectious control policies and

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Learn all aspects of nursing in the Specialty Clinics including Heart Failure Clinic, Arrhythmia Clinic, Structural Heart Clinic, Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic, Device Clinic and Prevention Clinic.
  • Ability to travel to all SDC locations as
  • Flexibility to work at short notice when others call
  • Excellent verbal communication
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office or related

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Nursing Required
  • Current Colorado RN License
  • At least 6 months of nursing experience required, including ECG as needed
  • ACLS and BLS within 3 months of hire
  • Cardiology Experience Preferred
  • Epic Experience Preferred
  • Crash cart and supplies
  • Electrophysiology patient care preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at
  • Ability to assist with adult patient in emergencies as needed

Hours a Week: 40

Compensation: $35.50-$45.50 depending on years of experience and education

*This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.

Apply here, Jobs@southdenver.com

 

Director of Clinical Services

Job Summary
To effectively lead Clinical Services of South Denver Cardiology Associates (SDCA) Practice by being accountable for the effectiveness and efficiency through continuous improvement of processes, outcomes, and personnel. To provide high quality patient care and a safe environment for patients and all personnel.
Reporting Structure
Director of Clinical Services will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This position is part of the Executive Team sharing a matrix of responsibilities with the Director of Operations.

Duties and responsibilities
• Manages, updates, and creates various clinical protocols and guidelines to help facilitate the day-to-day function of the practice (with the assistance of the Physician Directors, CEO, and various supervisors).
• Participates in the hiring and training of department supervisors, leads and staff.
• Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.
• Responsibility for assessing all clinical administrative and practice processes and generating ideas and solutions for improvement for the practice on a continual basis.
• Advise the CEO about current trends, challenges, and medical activities to facilitate policy making.
• Review existing non-clinical protocols, policies & procedures annually making updates as needed.
• Ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies governing healthcare delivery and the rules of accrediting bodies. Continually monitor operations, programs, physical  properties and initiates appropriate changes which are in line with OSHA, Joint Commission, Colorado state regulations and universal precautions.
• Ensure compliance with all accrediting bodies in Cardiac Rehab to include AACVPR.
• Ensure compliance with ICR Pritikin program in the cardiac Rehab program
• Ensure the practice follows established policies and procedures. Provide feedback and/or discipline to those who do not follow SDCA policy.
• Visit all SDCA Facilities on a timely basis to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of the practice operations and provide support and feedback.
• Follows all HIPAA standards, policies, and procedures
• Communicate appropriate information effectively, timely, and professionally with all employees on all levels, as necessary.
• Report elevated problems/concerns to the CEO as appropriate. Serve as liaison between providers and staff and maintain open lines of communication.
• Investigate patient complaints and report to physicians, as necessary. Escalate when required or provide ongoing training and support for employees for the purpose of improvement.
• Participate in management meetings led by the CEO and/or Executive Team and contribute effectively to areas of direct responsibility.
• Supervise staffing schedules based on appropriate patient volumes with practice coverage needs while avoiding excessive payroll expenses.
• Evaluate staffing needs within each department during practice growth periods and work with CEO to ensure needs are appropriately met while also balancing the budget of the department.
• Coordinate with human resources recruiting including to assist with the interview, selection, and coordinate hiring of new personnel with direct reporting supervisors.
• Enhance operational effectiveness by emphasizing cost containment without jeopardizing the importance innovation of quality of care.
• Monitor the utilization of supplies assuring it is appropriate to the needs of SDCA.
• Manage direct reports, providing leadership in motivation, development, and discipline to promote quality performance and achievement of financial and quality objectives.
• Performance and merit reviews are completed in accordance with company policy.
• Performance improvement action plans are established for all employees who need additional training which are compliant with management policy.
• Resolves any administrative problems and keeps lines of communication with staff to ensure high employee morale and a professional, healthful practice atmosphere.
• Maintains professional affiliations and enhances professional development to keep current in the latest health care trends and developments.

Direct Departments of Responsibility include:
• Clinical Nurses
• Clinical Assistants
• Cardiac Rehab and Wellness
• Procedure Scheduling
• Sharing Matrix Leadership Responsibilities with Director of Operations

Minimum Education/Experience
• B.S. in Nursing or equivalent (if a registered nurse/current CO license)
• Master’s degree in Business and/or Healthcare Administration preferred.
• Experience in EPIC Ambulatory EMR Systems preferred
• ACLS (if Registered RN)
• BLS
• Minimum of 5 years managerial/supervisory experience with progressive responsibility in medical practice or health system required.
• Extensive knowledge and experience in cardiology, nursing, health, quality, and safety.
• Must demonstrate knowledge of the rationale of appropriate patient care.
• Demonstrate the ability to maintain good inter-personal relationships with co-workers and health team members.

Compensation: $110,000-$140,000 annually depending on education and experience.

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Clinical RN

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Respects patient confidentiality and privacy by maintaining the security of all patient communications, per current HIPAA regulations.
• Identifies patient service requirement by establishing rapport with potential and actual patients.
• Responsible for triaging patient, by phone or in person. The nurse appropriately incorporates the use of established protocols, available information, the nursing process, critical thinking, prioritizing, and delegation to resolve patient issues.
• Ensures correct prescription by communication with the physician and the pharmacies regarding new prescriptions, medication changes or refills.
• Will educate patients on their medical conditions, symptoms that may indicate a worsening problem, and the possible effects or adverse reactions that may occur with medications.
• Review of diagnostic test results with physicians. Differentiates normal results from abnormal results and obtain recommendations from the physicians. Informs patients of results and recommendations.
• Routinely see patients in the clinic for blood pressure management, medication titration, arrhythmia management, and congestive heart failure exacerbations.
• Will assist in management of Warfarin patients per protocol.
• Documents patient care activities using EHR.
• Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties, providing explanation of procedures, and answering questions.
• Assists the diagnostic team in administering pharmacological agents for diagnostic testing. Provides routine and emergent care as directed.
• Is an active member of code blue team. Responsibilities include BLS/ACLS protocols.
• Acts as a resource for the medical assistants and non-clinical staff.
• Provides routine and emergent care as directed per protocol.
• Complies with federal, state, local and professional requirements and advises management of needed actions.
• Maintains a safe, clean working environment.
• Protects patients and employees by adhering to infectious control policies and protocols.

ACCOUNTABILITY: Clinical Nurse Supervisor

HOURS A WEEK: 40

COMPENSATION RANGE: $35.00-$45 depending on experience

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Registered Nurse with a current Colorado license.
• BSN or AD with concurrent BSN enrollment required
• ACLS within 3 months of hire
• BLS
• Cardiology experience preferred
• Background check required (includes credit, justice, worker’s comp)

PHYSICAL EFFORT:
• Ability to assist with adult patient in emergencies as needed
• Lifting requirements not to exceed 25lbs

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
• Crash cart and supplies
• Blood pressure cuff/Stethoscope
• ECG as needed.
• Epic

*This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee
may perform other related duties as assigned.

Apply here, Jobs@southdenver.com

Cardiac Sonographer-PRN

Responsibilities:

  • Identifies patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential patients, actual patients and others in a position to understand service requirements.
  • Gains patients’ cooperation by reducing anxieties.
  • Thoroughly reviews patient/physician notes prior to exam to ensure correct imaging techniques are used.
  • Provides explanations of treatments and answers questions, as needed.
  • Prepares patient for the ultrasound procedure.
  • Maintains production and quality of echocardiogram studies by following the established standards and procedures. Processes 2D and M-mode studies observing echo results and making necessary adjustments. Gives opinions and/or explanations of data and /or images at physicians request.
  • Maintains ultrasound supply inventory.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment.
  • Documents patient care services by organizing all data obtained for physician interpretation.
  • Gives normal and stable results to patients after physician interpretation, via patient portal.
  • Enters pertinent patient data and results into EHR notes.
  • Tasks and faxes patient results to Cardiologist and Primary Care Physician.
  • Adheres to all guidelines of SDCA, ICAEL and ICACVL.
  • Provides proper emergency care, as needed.
  • Contributes to team effort.
  • Maintain required registry status.
  • Completes monthly and annual competency, as required.

Qualifications:

  • Certified Adult Cardiac Sonographer by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.
  • Extensive training in cardiac ultrasound

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Epic experience preferred
  • Medical office experience preferred.
  • Basic CPR
  • Background check required (includes credit, justice, worker’s comp)

PHYSICAL EFFORT: 

  • Ability to support adult patient in emergencies as needed.

Hours a Week: PRN As Needed

Compensation: $36-$42 depending on experience and education

*This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned.

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Cardiac Rehab Exercise Physiologist

Responsibilities:

  • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients
  • Gathers baseline conditioning/cardiac status through current treadmill evaluations
  • Monitors telemetry during cardiac rehab classes
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional and psychological support in a professional manner to patients and families.
  • Gathers current medication list and ensures patients fully understand reason for and actions of all medications
  • Contacts physician if indicated to modify medication regime
  • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards, measuring health outcomes against patient care goals , and making or recommending necessary adjustments
  • Evaluates physical complaints by thoroughly questioning and performing physical assessment
  • Recognize need for interventions in evaluation of angina, hyper/hypotension, hypo/hyperglycemia, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, and takes appropriate medical action
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care team members
  • Emergency support when necessary

Qualifications/Education:

  • Exercise Physiologist: Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from an accredited University (Master’s degree in Exercise Science or related field preferred)
  • Experience in Cardiac Rehab (ICR experience preferred)
  • Background check and drug test, proof of covid vaccination required
  • Must have ability to multi-task
  • Requires the ability to work under minimal supervision and assume responsibilities for task initiation and completion
  • Basic computer knowledge with experience using Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel programs.

Compensation: $24.00-$28.00

Hours a Week: 30-40

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Diagnostic RN

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Respects patient confidentiality and privacy by maintaining the security of all
    patient communications.
  • Identifies patient service requirement by establishing rapport with potential and
    actual patients.
  • Responsible for triaging patient, by phone or in person. The nurse appropriately
    incorporates the use of established protocols, available information, the nursing
    process, critical thinking, prioritizing, and delegation to resolve patient issues.
  • Ensures correct prescription by communication with the physician and the
    pharmacies regarding new prescriptions, medication changes or refills.
  • Educates the patient by describing their medical condition, symptoms that may indicate a worsening problem, mediations including expected effects and adverse
    reactions.
  • Review of diagnostic test results with physicians. Differentiates normal results from abnormal results and obtain recommendations from the physicians. Informs
    patients of results and recommendations.
  • Routinely see patients for diagnostic testing including, CT scan, echocardiograms with bubble studies, persantine and dobutamine nuclear studies and dobutamine stress echocardiograms.
  • Documents patient care activities using EHR.
  • Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties, providing explanation of procedures, and answering questions.
  • Acts as a resource for the exercise treadmill technicians, cardiac sonographers, nuclear medicine technologists, CT personnel and ambulatory monitoring
    department.
  • Assists the diagnostic team in administering pharmacological agents for diagnostic testing.
  • Provides routine and emergent care as directed per protocol.
  • Administers saline for echocardiogram bubble studies.
  • Administers Defnity for contrast echos, as needed.
  • Notifies Primary Care Physician of abnormal testing results, as needed.
  • Monitoring and triage of diagnostic telephone line.
  • Vacation coverage for treadmills as needed.
  • Acts as an active member of the code blue team, as required.
  • Complies with federal, state, local and professional requirements and advises management of needed actions.
  • Maintains a safe, clean working environment.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infectious control policies and protocols.

COMPENSATION: $35-$47 depending on education and experience

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Nurse with a current Colorado license.
  • BSN required or in progress
  • ACLS within 3 months of hire.
  • BLS
  • Cardiology experience preferred.

PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Ability to assist with adult patients in emergencies as needed.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

  • Crash cart and supplies
  • Blood pressure cuff.
  • ECG and treadmill, as needed.
  • CCI, Allscripts PM and Touchworks

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Procedure Scheduler

Job Summary:
Procedure Schedulers under the supervisor of the Director of Clinical Services and department leads schedules procedures for our patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and schedules heart catheterizations, trans catheter interventions, pacemakers, EP/Ablations, TEE’s, Tilt Tables, Cardioversions, and CT procedures.
  • Answer, triage and route multiple phone lines.
  • Ability to provide Alpha Numeric paging needs.
  • Manage incoming hospital requests according to set protocol.
  • Take messages when required and maintain said records of all communications
  • Follow all established call handling protocol as provided by the Supervisor.
  • Assist in any additional clerical duties requested by the Supervisor
  • Represent our practice and facility to referring physicians, patients and all other callers, in a positive and pleasant manner.
  • Respects patient confidentiality and privacy by maintaining the security of all patient communications according to HIPAA regulations.
  • Identifies patient service requirements by establishing rapport with potential and current patients.
  • Providing explanations of treatment and answering questions by maintaining excellent customer service.
  • Arranges appointment for history and physical with MD if needed.
  • Explains pre-op instructions.
  • Acquires signed consents for procedures.
  • Adheres to medication restrictions per protocol.
  • Acquires EKG and lab work as needed.
  • Obtains insurance pre-certification for procedures.
  • Ensures compliance with hospital protocols by sending history and physicals, orders, consents, lab work and EKG’s to admission areas.

Accountability:

  • Reports to Director of Clinical Services

Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational and computer skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve, and prioritize tasks based on urgency.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office or related software
  • Friendly and professional telephone manner.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with others.
  • Flexibility, promptness and desire to be team player.
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and efficiency.
  • Background check required (includes credit, justice, worker’s comp, drug test).

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Epic experience preferred
  • Medical office experience preferred.
  • Background check required (includes credit, justice, worker’s comp)

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

Hours a Week: 40

Compensation: $21-$25 depending on experience and education

*This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned.

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