The University of Kansas Hospital - Cardiology Careers

Cardiac Implant Device Specialist Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: CV HEART RHYTHM MGMT

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 0730-1800

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We currently have an opening for a Cardiac Implant Device Specialist I

Responsibilities:

Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

Assess and reassess patients with implanted cardiac devices.

  • Provides follow-up for adult and geriatric patients with implanted cardiac devices.
  • Collaborates with other health care providers to assist in the adjustment of plan of care and implement changes as needed.
  • Maintains a current database for device clinic patients.
  • Provides care to patients of the University of Kansas Hospital and Mid-America Cardiology at various outpatient clinics.
  • Knowledge and understanding of proper billing and reimbursement as it applies to implanted cardiac devices and remote monitoring.
  • Assists in identifying, contacting patient, and taking appropriate follow up needed in the event of a lead or generator recall/advisory.
  • Manages device clinic scheduling and Remote follow up scheduling.
  • Performs additional device testing and documentation as needed for but not limited to A V and V-V echo optimizations and clinical trials.
  • Competently provides patient teaching and provides additional training/resources as needed (i.e. Remote Monitoring).
  • Displays the ability to triage phone calls.
  • Performs all duties and interactions with patients and staff in a way that demonstrates professionalism and leadership.
  • Demonstrates population-specific competencies (e.g. age specific, cultural sensitivity, patient centered communication) in performance of role.
  • Demonstrates knowledge to independently perform follow-up of permanent pacemakers, internal cardiac defibrillators, and loop recorders from various device manufacturers.

Precise oral and written presentation skills needed to clearly convey information to patients, other medical personnel and provide feedback to and from medical device companies.

Requirements:

High School diploma or GED required

Bachelor's Degree in science related field required

BLS and ACLS certifications required

IBHRE (International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners) certification preferred

Valid Driver's License with reliable transportation to various outreach clinics required

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