Cardiac Monitoring Technician- North Suffolk Cardiology


Stony Brook Community Medical, PC
Stony Brook Community Medical, PC 500 Commack Road Suite 206
Commack, NY 11725
United States

Category
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Accepts NHA Certifications
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

This is a full-time position in a private office setting. The technician, in this position, will provide direct patient care through application, education, analysis and evaluation of devices designed to diagnose and treat cardiac arrhythmias under the supervision of the nurse practitioner and physician department directors.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The employee will be under the general supervision of, and report directly to the EP/Device clinic Supervisor. This clinical position requires direct patient contact, and the performance of a variety of functions related to the care, education and maintenance of patients with implanted cardiac devices. (pacemakers, implanted cardiac defibrillators and Loop recorders) as well as evaluation of external cardiac recorders (Holter monitors, MCOTS, EVENT recorders and Loop recorders) and external temporary cardiac defibrillators.

  • Obtains vital signs and pertinent patient history, medication review
  • Attaches patient to appropriate programmer to initiate interrogation process
  • Provides appropriate education regarding home care, routine precautions and follow up of patient’s individual device.
  • Able to educate and instruct patients on use of home monitoring devices.
  • Able to log on to and order equipment through websites.
  • Able actively participate in downloading and maintenance of remote monitoring websites, reporting any alert status directly to the Supervising NP/RN/MD
  • Able to call device manufacturers/ representatives for information when required
  • Able to perform a Trans-telephonic telephone check
  • Will be able to perform arrhythmia analysis of Holter, Event and MCOT monitors and Loop recorders
  • Will remain current with new technology as it is becomes available. Attends educational programs as
  • Required to maintain current with new devices, procedures, and patient education requirements.
  • Schedule patient appointments within established guidelines.
  • Will maintain appropriate documentation in the patient’s EMR, chart.
  • Will maintain statistics for the department under the supervision of the NP.
  • Will follow HIPAA guidelines at all times.

 

EKG/cardiac technician certification with experience preferred (telemetry, or other cardiac arrhythmia analysis) but willing to train a responsible candidate.

Job Requirements

Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•High School Education.
•MA/Cardiac Tech/EKG tech/Arrhythmia analysis Certification or Certification eligible preferred
•Hospital/Cardiac office experience preferred
•Arrhythmia interpretation and telemetry experience required/ knowledge of implanted cardiac devices preferred
•Must possess good organizational and communication skills.
•Team player attitude is essential
•Be willing to learn new tasks and open to ongoing performance improvement.
•BLS certification required



In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) order that all hospitals and nursing homes “continuously require all covered personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.” Upon receipt of a conditional job offer, candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. The order allows for limited medical exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

May spend a great deal of their professional day walking, standing, moving and manipulating equipment, as well as lifting and moving objects, equipment and supplies. Ability to lift 20 pounds. Moving, lifting or transferring of patients or objects may involve lifting of up to 50 pounds, as well as assist with weights of more than one-hundred (100) pounds. Requires the ability to stand for extended periods of time, bend or twist their body, as well as visual acuity.
Employer
Stony Brook Community Medical, PC
Marisa Sylvester
Stony Brook Community Medical, PC 500 Commack Road Suite 206
Commack NY 11725
United States