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Beth Israel Lahey Health Pacemaker/ICD Technician in Boston, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Regular

Scheduled Hours:

36

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Pacemaker/ICD Technician

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Pacemaker/ICD Technician Identifies normal and abnormal findings during basic device interrogation; reviews and analyze data form patient devices using knowledge and understanding of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Reports all pertinent findings to the appropriate physician.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Identifies normal and abnormal findings during basic device interrogation. This includes pacemakers, ICDs, and cardiac resynchronization devices.

  2. Reviews and analyze data from implanted devices using specific programmers. Create summaries and reports of the findings and test results using knowledge and understanding of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

  3. Reports abnormal findings to the appropriate provider. At the direction of the physician, NP or PA, makes changes or adjustments as needed.

  4. Applies and removes programmer electrodes to patients. Answers questions from patients and family members regarding the equipment and procedure in a courteous and professional manner.

  5. Performs office Pacemaker/ICD interrogations.

Required Qualifications:

  1. High School diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences, Biology or a related field preferred.

  2. 3-5 years related work experience required in cardiac monitoring and analysis.

  3. Understanding of electric conduction system and indication for implantable device therapy.

  4. Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Certified Cardiac Technician (CCT) or/and Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician (CRAT) preferred

  2. Experience with implantable device remote monitoring preferred.

Competencies:

  1. Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.

  2. Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

  3. Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.

  4. Team Work: Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.

  5. Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Age based Competencies:

Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Some elements of the job are sedentary, but the employee will be required to stand for periods of time or move through out the hospital campus

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

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