Cardiac Device Specialist

  • HCA
  • San Jose, CA, USA
  • Dec 08, 2018

Job Description

Job Code: 03360-21745

Full-time

No Weekends

Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. We are a recognized leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, comprehensive cancer services, advanced cardiology, and innovative surgery techniques. Our recognition includes being the first of only five hospitals in the country to become a Stroke Certified Hospital, one of only ten hospitals nationwide to be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer four consecutive times, and a Santa Clara county designated STEMI receiving center. We have also been chosen by the members of the communities we serve as the "Bay Area's Best Place to Have a Baby" and "Family Favorite Hospital" for over 10 years. Recognition from so many organizations demonstrates our dedication to quality health care for the people of Silicon Valley.

The Heart Rhythm teams are dedicated, healthcare providers with excellent services for patients at Good Samaritan Hospital. Interested in joining this team? Apply online now.




Schedule: 0.8 (32 hours per week), Shift: Full-Time with no weekends.




Position Summary:

Under general supervision and according to general policies and procedures, Cardiac Device Specialist coordinates the Device Clinic at the Heart Rhythm Center (HRC).

With Physician or Mid-Level (i.e. Nurse Practitioner) oversight, Cardiac Device Specialist performs Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device (CIED) interrogation and programming, enters device information into the patient management systems, reviews and retrieves CIED data from vendor-specific remote monitoring systems, schedules patient CIED checks, participates in CIED patient education, coordinates CIED patient retention program. Ensures compliance with all hospital policies and procedures, regulatory agency standards and government regulations.




Qualifications




Education:




License/Certifications:

• Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Provider Certification




Experience:

• 2-5 Years in Clinical Electrophysiology

• Proof of completed training from at least three different CIED vendors required

• Knowledge of the indications for a CIED implantation

• Knowledge of use of a magnet in CIED programming

• Must have knowledge of potential adverse events during device interrogation and the training to apply the appropriate response under provider supervision

• Ability to perform all steps of CIED interrogation

• Ability to identify potential device related complications

• Ability to Program device parameters under the supervision of the Nurse Practitioner and/or Physician.

Last Edited: 12/06/2018