Coord-Arrhythmia Device - Heart Care Clinic (40 hrs/wk)
Company: Evergreen Healthcare
Posted on: June 7, 2021
EvergreenHealth is an integrated two hospital system
headquartered in the vibrant and beautiful Puget Sound area just
outside of Seattle, seeks an experienced Arrhythmia Device
Coordinator for its main campus 318 -bed Hospital located in
EvergreenHealth Heart Care has been recognized by the U.S.
government as one of country's most successful programs for heart
attack patients. It was one of only 17 hospitals nationwide cited
for outstanding heart attack survival rates - recognizing
everything from swift diagnosis and treatment to the follow-up care
needed to get patients on the road to recovery.
Coordinates, delegates, and provides direct patient care for the
clinic's cardiac implantation electronic device program. Serves as
primary resource for device and troubleshooting, programming and
tracking. Identifies and triages the clinical needs, patient care
outcomes and evaluates progress through documentation and
Coordinates, delegates, and manages the Cardiac Device Clinic,
which includes Pacemakers, defibrillators, implantable loop
recorders, holter monitors and ambulatory cardiac monitoring
Analyzes and ensures comprehensive data and research is obtained
and remains current.
Serves as the primary resource for device troubleshooting,
programming and tracking of CIED patients. Oversees and triages for
in office and remote cardiac implanted device alerts.
Conducts cardiac device training and provides support to
cardiology staff in other hospital ancillary departments including
ECIC, Cardiac Rehab, and telemetry floors.
Conducts patient education, as directed by a physician, on end
of life decisions regarding their defibrillators and trains staff
on programming Tachy arrhythmia therapies off.
Assists with facilitation of new cardiac technology into the
Ensures that proper policies and procedures are established and
followed concerning patient documentation and follow up care.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED for the position:
- Current State of Washington Advanced Registered Nurse
Practitioner (ARNP), Physician Assistant (PA) or Registered Nurse
- International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE)
certification or equivalent education and experience
- Knowledge of Programmers and Algorithms for Medtronic, St Jude
Medical Boston Scientific, and Biotronic implantable devices
- Specific technical knowledge related to arrhythmia
- Knowledge and standards of arrhythmia technology to monitor,
interpret and evaluate of stored electronic cardiographs
- Knowledge of safety requirements to provide instructions and to
recognize and correct hazardous conditions
- Ability to evaluate data and make program recommendations as
per ECA pacer protocol or as directed by a provider.
- Ability to determine budget needs and maintain
- Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of
DESIRED for the position:
- BS in Biomedical Engineering, IT or a medically related
Keywords: Evergreen Healthcare, Kirkland , Coord-Arrhythmia Device - Heart Care Clinic (40 hrs/wk), Other , Kirkland, Washington
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