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Cardiac Device Technician - Santa Rosa

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13d ago

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Santa Rosa

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  • You should have at least 2 years of Cardiac Device experience or equivalent industry experience, along with a High School Diploma or Cardiovascular/Allied Health Training program graduation. Basic Life Support and CCI certification required, with knowledge of Cardiovascular terminology and proficiency in device management technology. Advanced certifications and EHR experience preferred.
  • You will analyze, reprogram, and provide clinical support for cardiac implantable electronic devices under physician supervision. Coordinate home-based monitoring programs and conduct device reprogramming as needed. Maintain expertise in device programming and troubleshooting.

Graduate Job

Healthcare•Santa Rosa

Description

  • Cardiac Device Technician will provide thorough, proficient interrogation, re-programming of Cardiac Implantable Electronic device (CIED) commonly known as pacemakers and ICDs to name a few. These cardiac device patients may present in person, remotely, and/or via phone transmission. Technicians may be responsible for initial device analysis, preliminary report generation, and alerting physician or non-physician practitioner to urgent issues requiring further attention.

Requirements

  • Minimum two (2) years in Cardiac Device experience or equivalent years of CIED industry experience.
  • Education:
  • High School Diploma or Graduate from an accredited Cardiovascular or Allied Health Training program required.
  • License, Certification, Registration:
  • Basic Life Support
  • Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician (CCI) within 6 months of hire
  • Additional Requirements:
  • Experience as a Device company representative with companies such as Biotronic, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, and St. Jude, experience analyzing and reprogramming cardiac pacemaker and AICDs (Biotronik, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, and St. Jude: OR Cardiovascular technologist or EP lab technologist holding minimum of RCES, RCIS credential.
  • Paramedic with proven ability and verifiable experience with cardiac devices.
  • Experience reviewing and managing remote device transmission (ex. Carelink, Latitude, and Merlin, OR Certification from a recognized Cardiac Device Training School (i.e. ATI, IBHRE, Medtronic Academy).
  • Knowledge of Cardiovascular terminology.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficient use of keyboard.
  • Actively stays up to date in device management and trends in technology related to device management.
  • Excellent communication and patient education skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to work well independently.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support preferred.
  • Prior experience with the use of Electronic Health Record (EHR) strongly preferred.
  • IBHRE certification preferred.
  • A.S. Degree or Bachelors Degree preferred.

Area of Responsibilities

Healthcare

Responsibilities

  • Interrogates, reprograms and performs function analysis of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device (CIED) programming per physician orders and under supervision of Physician or mid-level provider as an NP or PA.
  • Conducts analysis in the acute (laboratory) and chronic threshold testing
  • Performs clinical analysis of permanent pacemakers and ICD patients in the clinic and remotely.
  • Efficient knowledge and usage of various device programmers such as Medtronic, Boston Scientific and St. Jude Medical on a daily basis.
  • Performs initial interrogation, threshold testing, review clinical diagnostics, perform reprogramming and print final report for physician review.
  • Documents in the Specialized Clinics flow sheet within EHR, using the assigned physicians standard.
  • Relays physician recommendations to the patients related to device adjustments.
  • Coordinates and arranges alternative, low volume device interrogations such as ELA and Biotronik. Enters orders in EMR per Orders Management protocol.
  • Provides support and coverage for the Cardiac Monitoring Center as needed.
  • Coordinates all home based remote monitoring programs such as Merlin.net, Carelink, Latitude and any Transtelephonic
  • CIED analysis rooms device patients and/or office visits for the CIED APP/Physicians.
  • Performs serial reprogramming of devices during Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy clinic.
  • Demonstrates an ongoing competency in Device electrocardiograph monitoring, device scanning, analysis and report generation for physician review.
  • Knowledge of concepts related to the implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) interrogation and function analysis.
  • Conducts or performs ICD reprogramming per physician order.
  • Displays knowledge (expertise) to recognize normal device function threshold analysis and device programming during CIED implant procedure per facility policy.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Santa Rosa