This position is integral to the Electrophysiology Program as is responsible for the clinical assessment of EP patients and evaluation and optimization of their cardiac device when present. This includes following clinical practice guidelines in combination with analysis and programing of all manufacturers cardiac implanted devices. (ie pacemaker, AICD, OLR) cardiac resynchronization devices and event monitoring devices using specific manufacturers proprietary programmers to obtain cardiac functional data with clinical scenario.
Under the supervision of the Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist, is directly responsible for the remote monitoring, program creation, maintenance and compliance, for multiple clinics, according to clinical standards.
Identifies the need for and is the primary resource and educator for equipment education and provides user (physician, nursing, other allied health staff, families) education on medical equipment specific to the EP program.
May program/reprogram devices based on interrogated data of PPM/AICD under the direction and protocol of electrophysiologist.
Performs scheduled/preventive maintenance, electrical safety inspections, and quality assurance on all patient care equipment in a timely manner consistent with regulatory standards.
Provides customer relations and resolves equipment service problems by ensuring that clinical capability is restored as quickly as possible. Maintains communication with customers regarding the status of equipment repairs. Proactively solves technology issues when appropriate. Coordinates/schedules service (self, vendor and, when appropriate, other technicians) via management of customer expectations. Performs device investigations related to regulations and/or incident reporting.
Responsible for alignment of cardiac device billing and coding with current guidelines and industry standards to optimize reimbursement and operational success.
Coordinator for the Cardiac Device support group.
Liaison with clinical research team on research protocol conduct.
Must possess knowledge as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelors degree in business, healthcare or related field and possess 3-5 years of experience as a Device Technician or combination of education and experience required. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and highly developed interpersonal skills.
Manufacturers competency training certificates including St Jude, Biotronik, BostonScientific/Guidant and Medtronic.
Heart Rhythm Society Device Technician Certification.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: 253181
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