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Career Opportunities

As the premier leader in cardiovascular care, South Denver Heart Center receives many career inquiries. Your resume will be reviewed and qualified candidates will be contacted in the event there is a potential match. Please note, based on a new Centura Health mandate, we will no longer be able to hire applicants who use tobacco products in any way.

Please send your resume to Human Resources and include the position you are applying for in your cover letter and on the subject line of your email.

Thank you for your interest in a career with the South Denver Heart Center and we look forward to hearing from you.

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Team Member Benefits
South Denver Heart Center team members enjoy a wide variety of company benefits:
• Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Long-Term Disability
• Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
• 401(k)
• PLT (Personal Leave Time)
• Use of Gym/Yoga Studio/and any class offered at South Denver Heart Center
• 8 Paid Holidays per year
• Employee Parking
• Family & Medical Leave (FMLA)

Current Openings

 

Charge Entry Specialist / Certified Coder- (Full-time)

Responsibilities:

Must maintain patient confidentiality and privacy per current HIPAA regulations.
An individual will possess the ability to assist patient account managers by obtaining, recording and updating personal and financial information.
Reviewing physicians’ notes and charts for accuracy
Obtaining any necessary clarification of information on the notes and charts
Ensuring that all medical records have been signed by the appropriate parties
Assigning appropriate medical codes to all diagnoses or services
Entering and organizing the codes into management software
Assist in any additional clerical duties requested by the Revenue Management Supervisor.
Participation in ongoing training and staff meetings.

Qualifications/Education:

Familiarity with the ICD-10-CM, and CPT-/HCPCS universal coding systems Certified Coder
Must have experience in medical billing and coding- Cardiology preferred
Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with others.
Flexibility, promptness and a team player.
Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills.
Exceptional attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and efficiency.
Must have a high school diploma or GED.
Background check required

General:

The position is full-time Monday through Friday 8:30am-5:00 pm.
Some weekends are required due to month-end falling on a weekend.
If the last day of the month falls on Monday through Friday be prepared to stay late to entry all charges.
90% of your time is data-entry and 10% will be coding denials.

Experience:
Medical Coding: 1 year (Preferred)

License:
Certified Coder (Preferred)

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Exercise Treadmill Technician/ Exercise Physiologist (Full Time Position)
Responsibilities:
  • Identifies patients for cardiac stress evaluations
  • Reviews patient records for each day’s schedule.
  • Prepares patients for cardiac stress evaluation by evaluating resting and exercising EKG/blood pressure.
  • Conducts exercising and pharmacological stress evaluations by selecting the appropriate protocol and closely monitors EKG/BP response to stress.
  • Maintains clear communications with physicians, nursing staff, and patient.
  • Has the ability to maintain professionalism when prepping patients who may be partially clothed.
  • Maintains a clean and properly functioning work area.
Qualifications/Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in exercise related program, registered nurse license, EMT certification, or a combination of equivalent experience.
  • BLS certification
  • ACSM certification or comparable experience
  • Advanced 12 lead EKG Interpretation experience required. (Must pass a 12-lead exam)
  • Able to stand and be continually active for 4-hour intervals
  • Able to support the adult patient during an emergency
  • Able to move exercise equipment when necessary.
  • Background check required (includes credit, justice, worker’s comp)
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Diagnostic Testing R.N. (Full Time)

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, medications 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 an 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.
  • 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.

ACCOUNTABILITY:         Reports to Diagnostic Testing Supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Nurse with a current Colorado license.
  • ACLS within 3 months of hire.
  • BLS
  • Cardiology experience preferred.

PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  • Ability to assist with an adult patient in emergencies as needed.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

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

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

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Cardiac Sonographer (Full time, Part time and PRN position)

Responsibilities:

  • Perform all 2-dimensional echos, M-Mode, and Doppler studies in an outpatient setting.
  • Prepare preliminary interpretation of those studies. Gives an opinion and/or explanation of data/images at the physician’s request.
  • Maintains production and quality of echocardiogram studies by following established standards and procedures.
  • Knowledge and ability to apply knowledge of cardiac anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology.
  • Ability to apply theory to practice in the application of ultrasound technique to the clinical evaluation of the target anatomy.
  • Documents patient care services by organizing all data obtained for physician interpretation.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited program in Vascular/Cardiac Sonography.
  • RDCS Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer.
  • BLS certified.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in cardiac sonography.
  • Background check required (includes credit, justice, worker’s comp)
  • Vascular experience a plus.
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RN/Clinical Nurse (Full Time Position)

Responsibilities:

  • Must maintain patient confidentiality and privacy per current HIPAA regulations.
  • Responsible for triaging patients, by phone or in person. Must incorporate the use of established protocols, critical thinking, prioritizing, and delegation to resolve patient needs.
  • Oversees the communication of all prescription requests by confirming with Physician and the pharmacy of accuracy.
  • Will educate patients on their medical conditions, symptoms, and the possible effects or adverse reactions that may occur with medications.
  • Review diagnostic test results with physicians.  Differentiates normal results from abnormal results and obtains recommendations from the Physician on next steps.  Informs patient of results and recommendation.
  • Routinely see patients in the clinic for blood pressure management, medication titration, arrhythmia management, and congestive heart failure exacerbations.
  • Will assist in the management of Warfarin patients per protocol.
  • Documents all patient care activities in patient record.
  • Assists in pre and post procedure education.
  • Must be equipped with gaining patient cooperation by reducing anxieties, providing explanations of procedures, and answering questions.
  • Acts as a resource for the medical assistants and non-clinical staff.
  • Assists the diagnostic team in administering pharmacological agents for diagnostic testing. Provides routine and emergent care as directed.
  • Is an active member of the code blue team. Responsibilities include BLS/ACLS protocols.
  • Complies with federal, state, local, legal, and professional requirements by adhering to requirements and advising management of needed actions.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocols.

Qualifications/Education:

  • Registered Nurse with a current Colorado license. ACLS within 3 months of hire. BLS, cardiology experience preferred.
  • BSN or AD with concurrent BSN enrollment required.
  • Lifting requirements not to exceed 25 lbs.
  • Background check required (includes credit, justice, worker’s comp)
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Clinical Medical Assistant (Full Time Position)

Responsibilities:

  • Must maintain patient confidentiality and privacy per current HIPAA regulations.
  • Must be able to establish rapport with patients easily and be customer service focused.
  • Needs to be able to communicate so as to reduce anxieties, providing explanations of treatment and answering questions for a variety of patients.
  • Assists patients and physicians by escorting patients from the lobby to exam rooms, obtaining vital signs, getting medication list and preparing patients for examination.
  • Obtains diagnostic data by performing point of care testing/treatments such as protimes, EKGs, and pulse oximetry.
  • Performs clerical duties such as checking patients in and out, filling out disability forms, correcting/editing dictation inaccuracies, managing charts and obtaining physician signatures.
  • Complies with federal, state, local, and professional requirements to keep licensing in good standing and by advising management of needed updates.
  • Performs EECP once trained and certified.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Prepares, cleans, and stocks exam rooms in the morning and after each exam.
  • Coordinates communications by facilitating telephone communications for physicians, insurance companies, and others.

Qualifications/Education:

  • Certified Medical Assistant preferred or an equivalent amount of education or experience.
  • Lifting requirements do not exceed 25 pounds.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Background check required (includes credit, justice, worker’s comp, and drug test)

Tools and equipment used:

  • 12 lead EKG, cardiac monitor/defibrillator, stethoscope, point of care testing equipment, basic computer knowledge, pulse oximetry, etc.
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Health Information Professional – Medical Records  (Full Time)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Must maintain patient confidentiality and privacy per current HIPAA regulations
• Ability to read and decipher various types of medical reports to ensure the proper reports get scanned, electronically filed/dated, and tasked to the appropriate MD within EMR as necessary
• Ability to fluidly navigate through our Allscripts scheduling system, as well as our Allscripts EMR system and EMR scanning system
• Responsible for preparing patient office charts for all types of scheduled office visits
• Have the ability to break down and scan paper charts into EMR
• Will assist in interacting with patients and outside entities requesting medical records and as such, completing medical records requests as necessary
• Assist with any additional duties requested by the Medical Records Supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION:

• Ability to be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and have the ability to multitask, problem solve and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
• Requires excellent knowledge and high usage of computers and medically-based computer applications
• Must maintain a friendly and professional demeanor both within the office and on the telephone
• Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with others while having excellent organizational, oral, and written communication skills
• Must have flexibility, promptness, and a desire to be a team player
• Previous Medical Records experience preferred
• High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent is required
• Position requires a drug test and background check (includes credit, justice, worker’s comp)

GENERAL:
• Position is full-time Monday through Friday 8:30am—5:00pm
• Position receives direction from the Medical Records Supervisor

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Call Center Scheduler / Customer Service Representative   (Full Time Position)

Responsibilities:

  • Answer, triage and route multiple phone lines.
  • Management of high call volume.
  • Scheduling of office visits and outpatient diagnostic testing.
  • Assist Physicians and staff in placing and transferring calls.
  • Ability to learn and provide Alpha Numeric paging needs.
  • Manage incoming hospital requests according to set protocol.
  • Key player and participant in alerting entire building of emergencies.
  • Assist callers with directions to all office locations.
  • Take messages when required and maintain said records of all communications
  • Follow all established call handling protocol as provided  by the Supervisor Maintain patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations
  • 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.

Qualifications/Education:

  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve and prioritize tasks based on urgency.
  • Excellent usage of Multi-phone line system and heavy computer use.
  • Friendly and professional telephone manner.
  • 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.
  • Exceptional attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and efficiency.
  • Medical office experience preferred.
  • Background check required (includes credit, justice, worker’s comp)
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