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Cardiac Device Technician - Santa Rosa

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Kaiser Permanente


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.

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  • 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.


  • 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



  • 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.


Work type

Full time

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Santa Rosa