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Cardiac Device Technician

Cardiology 8 Med Park 100

Full Time

Day Shift

3306

Bachelor of Science
2 years of experience required

Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group Core Values All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group's core values of Service, Excellence, Professionalism, Partnership, Integrity, Accountability, and Transparency.

Position Summary: Interrogate, evaluate and troubleshoot devices to ensure proper function. Review telephone and remote device checks through appropriate home monitoring systems and coordinate with other clinic and hospital to ensure proper transfer of information. Evaluate and troubleshoot holter/event monitors.

Duties

 

Percentage (%)

Duty/Responsibility


40

Evaluate and determine proper device function by evaluating lead impedances, thresholds, battery life and programmed modes of various devices.


20

Adjust pacing therapies based on desired outcomes for the patient.


10

Recognize critical information and report it to a clinician in an appropriate time frame.


10

Educate patients and their families about postoperative would care and equipment use.


5

Conduct checks for research studies and work with research personnel to maintain protocols.


5

Retrieve and review all holter and event monitor reports daily and address any critical events with the provider.


5

Recognize and address complications that arise related to device therapies.


 

   


 

    


 

 


5%

Performs other duties as assigned. 


Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's degree in healthcare related field and 2 years experience in healthcare, preferably cardiology.  

Driver's License Required
YES

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations

Must have certifications or license in a healthcare related field

Supervisory Responsibilities
N/A

Budget Responsibilities
N/A

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Knowledge and experience related to cardiac devices with proficiency in recognition of complex cardiac dysrhythmia.   

Body Fluid Exposure
Yes 

Disclaimer

Please Note: The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties/responsibilities performed and are not meant to be exclusive to the job. Management retains the right to add or modify duties at any time.