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Device Tech (Pacemaker / ICD)

The Cardiac and Vascular Institute
Gainesville, FL 32605

The Cardiac and Vascular Institute of Gainesville, FL is seeking a DEVICE TECHNICIAN (Pacemakers and ICD) in the DEVICE SERVICES department of our practice.  This position is located in zip code 32605.  www.tcavi.com


 


JOB TITLE:  Device / Pacemaker / ICD Technician


 


GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:   Responsible for follow-up of our patients with devices


LOCATION:    Gainesville and Lake City, Florida


 


SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to Cath Lab Director


 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:



  1. Fulfills patient care responsibilities by providing a variety of remote checks, in-office interrogations and programming of implanted cardiac devices.

  2.  Reviews abnormal device checks with the physician or ACP.

  3. Identifies device and/or lead issues and program to correct if possible.

  4. Performs noninvasive (NIPS) study with the physician in the clinic setting.

  5. Identify patient who may need device upgrade, lead revision, generator change.

  6. Schedules remote follow-up and calls patient after each remote transmission.

  7. Perform incision checks and follow-up instructions.

  8. Maintains accurate patient implant data in TCAVI database.

  9. Review and return to appropriate device company, quarterly follow-up reports to device registry.

  10. Scan reports into patient chart and complete EHR documentation.

  11. Mentors other team members.

  12. Performs other duties as required.




 


EDUCATION: CVT, LPN, RN, (Experience in lieu of formal education will be considered)


 


EXPERIENCE:  Two years performing threshold testing and programming with pacemakers and ICDs.


 


REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of EKG principles, wound care, iEHR. Familiarity with medical equipment and instruments used to administer patient care. Knowledge of all industry devices and their current functions. Knowledge of CMS guidelines for device follow-up. Skill in all required competency areas.

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Posted: 2019-02-14 Expires: 2019-03-16

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