JOB DESCRIPTION: An allied health care professional who analyzes and reprograms various brands of pacemaker and defibrillators. Provides analysis of heart rhythms on the telephone and on holtor scanner. Functions independently as the charge person for the area to ensure provision of quality care. Classifies assigned patients according to defined criteria and validates classification for colleagues. Communicates patient's and staff's needs and responses through appropriate verbal and written communications. Analyzes and recommends process and quality improvements and additional staff development. Performs other related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Graduate of allied health school including nursing, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, biomedical engineering. Two years of cardiac device (pacemakers and/ defibrillators) analysis and reprogramming experience or IBHRE certification.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.