Trinity Health Pacer Tech - Cardiology Associates Office, Part time in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
A member of Trinity Health, Holy Cross Hospital is a full-service, non-profit, Catholic, teaching hospital operating in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. This is a FT position on day shift with benefits. This position is physically located at the Holy Cross Medical Group Cardiology Associates office.
*Care provided is appropriate to the age of the patients served, as defined in the scope of service for the practice.
*Monitors patients during invasive diagnostic and interventional procedures for arrhythmias, cardiovascular status change, pain, mental status change. Intervenes appropriately.
*Establishes and maintains ongoing communication with the invasive Cardiologist throughout the procedure to facilitate patient safety, treatment and diagnosis.
*Continuously monitors ECG for abnormalities and reports emergent or urgent rhythms to Cardiologist and other team members.
Clinical experience with Telemetry stress testing
Up to date arrhythmias- Examples:
Scanning holter monitors
- Stress tests
Cardiac experience – experience working with Electrophysiologist or Cardiologist
Experience with Remote Monitoring
Experience with Merlin, Carelink, Boston Scientific devices
Experience with Pacemakers/ICD devices
*Ensures that all assigned duties are completed.
*Takes responsibility for smooth operation and patient flow on a daily basis. Informs
Manager of problems in a timely manner.
*Performs other job related duties and projects as requested.
*Contributes to policy updates as requested.
*Regularly participates in gathering data for PI initiatives.
*Maintains up-to-date knowledge of procedures performed by acquiring relative continuing
education, seeking learning opportunities within the field of electrophysiology.
*Provides patient with explanation of condition, as necessary and written information, when
*Recognizes and utilizes opportunities for health teaching of patients and relatives.
*Documents patient teaching and patient verbalization of understanding.
*Participates in clinical orientation of new staff when requested.
*Shares benefits of seminars attended with fellow employees.
*Assists management in the development of an updated and ongoing orientation process for
*Answers patient and family questions to insure understanding and provides emotional support for patients and families.
*Reports pertinent observations to the Cardiologist.
*Communicates clearly and effectively with physicians and other healthcare providers.
*Records and reports pertinent data completely and accurately to appropriate persons, ie: variances, equipment failure, etc.
*Collaborates regularly with all other clinical disciplines in the planning as appropriate.
*Assumes designated charge duties when necessary.
*Provides guidance to team members and serves as resource person to the team.
*Participates in the investigation of physician and/or patient complaints, takes action to
correct, and/or refers to Coordinator/Manager when outside scope of authority.
*Reports recurring guest-related problems to Coordinator/Manager and makes suggestions for changes in practice to solve problems.
*Reduces patient's anxiety through calmness of own manner and by thoroughly explaining all procedures.
*Demonstrates the essence of ""team"" by acting in a positive, productive manner with co-workers and other department associates.
*Graduate of an accredited medical assistant program or equivalent on-the-job training required.
*Certified Cardiovascular Tech preferred or equivalent experience
*BCLS from AHA certification required
*EKG skills/arrhythmia interpretation required
*National Certified Medical Assistant preferred.
Job Number: 00067827
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Organization Name: Holy Cross Hospital
Facility: HCHFL - Holy Cross Hospital
Employment Type: Part time
Shift: Day Shift