Florida Heart Associates is recruiting for an Arrhythmia Service Technician to provide thorough, proficient pacemaker and ICD interrogation and reprogramming to cardiac device patients in person and/or remotely. The Arrhythmia Service Technician is responsible for device analysis, preliminary report generation, and alerting physician or mid-level practitioner to urgent issues requiring further attention.
Located in the attractive Southwest Florida Gulf Coast area, Florida Heart Associates operates a modern medical center dedicated to meeting the cardiac needs of Southwest Florida. We perform diagnostic cardiac testing, in addition to peripheral vascular procedures. We also support an in-house cardiac PET imaging system, stress testing, ECHO, and management of arrhythmia equipment.
Interrogate, interpret, and reprogram cardiac devices with minimal physician supervision. troubleshoot critical device issues and take immediate steps toward resolution.
Collaborate with physicians regarding device status and accurately document device analysis in EMR for review.
Educate patients on all aspects of their device including remote monitoring and follow-up protocols.
Ensure charges are accurately captured for device interrogation.
Recommend and schedule appropriate follow up for ongoing device management in EMR and remote websites.
Assist nurses and non-physician practitioners in the delivery of patient teaching.
Serve as a resource to physicians and other practice employees regarding device patients and services.
Keep equipment in good working condition and notify appropriate personnel of problem areas or safety issues.
Ensure device clinic rooms are adequately stocked with necessary supplies and reorder/restock accordingly.
Participate in positive, proactive inter- and intra-departmental communication.
Promote a healthy clinical environment and good working relationships.
Participate in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations and certifications.
EXPERIENCE: ATI/Prep MD certification or a minimum of three (3) years experience analyzing and reprogramming cardiac pacemakers, ICDs, biventricular devices and ILRs (Biotronik, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, and St. Jude Medical) or cardiac device technology certification from a recognized device training school. Experience reviewing and managing remote device transmissions (Biotronik, Latitude, Carelink and Merlin).
EDUCATION: High school graduate or equivalent. Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
CERTIFICATION: Current BLS certification; RCES preferred
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About Florida Heart Associates
Located in the attractive Southwest Florida Gulf Coast area, Florida Heart Associates operates a modern medical center dedicated to meeting the cardiac needs of Southwest Florida. We have the only freestanding cardiac catheterization lab in the county where we perform diagnostic testing on hearts in addition to peripheral vascular procedures. We also support an in-house PET imaging system, stress testing, echo and vascular testing and management of arrhythmia equipment. Florida Heart Associates is committed to providing patients with personal attention, expert medical care and friendly service.
• Competitive salary
• Health, dental, and vision insurance
• PTO, 7 paid holidays
• Group life, AD&D and LTD
• AFLAC choices