Cardiac Device Specialist #66748

Northern Light Health
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JOB SUMMARY: Does full evaluation and assessment of patients with pacemakers, ICD's, CRT devices and ILR's; Reprograms devices as required.
Duties to include, but not limited to:
· Troubleshoots problems with all devices.
· Initial evaluation and assessment of TTM's.
· Initial evaluation of remote ICD and pacemaker checks.
· Assist the cardiologists in managing device recalls and s.
· Works with cardiologists and echo tech in the AV optimization clinic by performing full device check and reprogramming as directed by the cardiologist.
· Performs telephone triage for cardiac patients and device question phone calls.
· Performs cardiac stress testing if needed under the supervision of physician.
· Assists in the coordination and implementation of education.
· Works closely with Outpatient Clinical Director and the Device Clinic staff on device issues.
· Liaison with cardiac device company representatives regarding device upgrades, recalls and s. Resource for Northeast Cardiology staff regarding devices and device clinic issues.
· Other duties as assigned.
· Current Basic Life Support for healthcare provider's certification
· Three years in device related field with extensive knowledge of implantable cardiac devices and cardiac arrhythmias or graduate of cardiac training school
EDUCATION PREFERRED: Graduate of cardiac device training school.
· Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
· Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
· Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with providers, patients and/or employees of the organization as well as referring offices and providers.
· Must have complex arrhythmia recognition.
· Ability to operate and troubleshoot all cardiac device programmers.
· Ability to recognize and appropriately treat cardiac device problems under the supervision of a cardiologist.
· Must have basic computer skills.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Visual acuity; above average manual dexterity; keyboard data entry; viewing computer monitor; bending; lifting; pulling; reaching; able to communicate verbally and have auditory function to communicate by telephone. Some independent travel within the U.S. required.
WORKING ENVIORNMENT: Northeast Cardiology Office based.
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