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
  • Monitor Tech

  • Cardiac experience – experience working with Electrophysiologist or Cardiologist

Experience with Remote Monitoring

Experience with Merlin, Carelink, Boston Scientific devices

Experience with Pacemakers/ICD devices

LEADERSHIP:

*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.

TEACHING:

*Provides patient with explanation of condition, as necessary and written information, when

possible.

*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

associates.

*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.

INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS:

*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.

Minimum Qualifications:

*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

*ACLS preferred

*EKG skills/arrhythmia interpretation required

Licensure:

*National Certified Medical Assistant preferred.

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Job Number: 00067827

Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Organization Name: Holy Cross Hospital

Facility: HCHFL - Holy Cross Hospital

Employment Type: Part time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 24