Electrophysiology Device RN

Employer
MEDSTAR HEALTH
Location
Annapolis, MD
Posted
Oct 24, 2020
Closes
Oct 26, 2020
Ref
1327677069
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job SummaryCoordinates daily functions of the practice''s EP device program by serving as a primary resource for pacemaker and defibrillator programming and tracking. Provides direct patient care and database administration to assure high quality care and service to patients with implated EP devices.Minimum QualificationsEducation/TrainingGraduate of an accredited School of Nursing or Exercise Physiology program; RN or MCEP required, BSN preferred.Experience3 years experience post graduation; two years of cardiology experience preferred.License/Certification/RegistrationCPR; Maryland and/or DC Nursing licenses, if applicable; ACLS preferred.Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesStrong EKG/arrhythmia interpretation skills; skilled in performing device checks and reprogramming; effective verbal and written communication, database management, and problem solving skills required. Basic computer skills preferred.Primary Duties and ResponsibilitiesAssists in the development and implementation of pre-and postoperative and discharge teaching for patients undergoing implantation of permanent pacemaker/ICD devices, EP studies, and radiofrequency ablations.Coordinates EP Device Clinic with EP Physicians Schedules and notifies management of potential scheduling conflicts.Enrolls patients in the appropriate transtelephonic system by gathering and updating information from patient medical records, and educating patients on the use of the system to ensure accurate and timely participation in the transtelephonic system.Maintains a regulatory/compliance environment by following organizational policies and procedures to ensure compliance to state, local, and federal standards and regulations.Performs and reports clinical analysis of device interrogations received through the transtelephonic systems by following established protocols to provide optimal clinical treatment to patients.Performs and reports pacemaker and ICD device interrogation and analysis with reprogramming as needed by following established protocols to provide optimal clinical treatment to patients. Maintains expertise as new technology becomes available, including use of new programmers and programming of new devices.Performs other duties as assigned.Provides continuity of care for EP practice patients between appointments and after hospitalization by providing care to coordinate the effective transmission of patient related information.Provides direct patient care by following practice policies and procedures to render appropriate clinical support to the electrophysiologist physicians in both the offices and the hospital environments.Provides patient education and follow-up reminders by meeting with patients in person and/or over the telephone to ensure that the transtelephonic system is being used appropriately and in a timely manner.Works in conjunction with device manufacturing representatives to alert physicians and patients of potential device alerts or recalls.About MedStar Health MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.by Jobble

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