RN, Cardiac Device Clinic - Heart And Vascular Clinic

    Swedish Health Services
    Seattle, WA 98101
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    Job Description


    Swedish Medical Group is looking for a RN, Cardiac Device Clinic (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Heart and Vascular Clinic at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

    The RN, Cardiac Device Clinic works in assisting in pacemaker and defibrillator interrogation and implant. Serves as lead to Cardiac Technician staff and ensures that Holter Monitor scans are completed for the purposes of producing optimal diagnostic reports to be interpreted by a physician, performs daily treadmill testing for the Echocardiography Lab, interpretation of EKG and oversees maintenance, accuracy and billing of the trans-telephonic pacemaker check appointments, billing and schedules.

    In this position you will:
    • Be responsible for all pacemaker and defibrillator checks with physician back up
    • Provide support to EP physician in OR as requested or scheduled by physician
    • Provides treadmill oversight and EKG interpretation for all treadmills within the clinic ECHO lab. Monitor ECG and hemodynamics during treadmill testing using proper techniques
    • Be responsible for maintaining all documentation (policies/procedures) for the Arrythmia Department including; Pacemakers, Holter Monitoring, Event Monitoring and Transtelephonic pacemaker checks
    • Facilitate Holter and Transtelephonic equipment maintenance as needed
    • Escalate any issues to the Nursing Supervisor as appropriate
    • Administer clerical work and record keeping related to maintaining the holter and transtelephonic labs
    • Develop effective communication between patients, staff and cardiologists

    Required qualifications for this position include:
    • High school diploma or GED equivalent
    • Graduate of an accredited cardiovascular technology program, accredited school of registered nursing
    • Completion of specialized training in cardiovascular disease
    • Working knowledge of cardiac arrhythmias and basic ECG interpretation
    • CPR training
    • Previous experience as a Cardiovascular Technologist or Acute Cardiac Care Nurse
    Licensures/ Certifications:
    • Registration with Washington state by an approved school of arrhythmia monitoring
    • CVT certification preferred
    About Swedish Medical Group

    Swedish Medical Group (SMG) is a successful, performance-driven division of Swedish Health Services, the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. The SMG network includes more than 900 providers across more than 130 primary care and specialty care clinics.

    We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details


    Our Mission

    Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

    About Us

    Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

    Schedule: Full-time

    Shift: Day

    Job Category: Clinical Education

    Location: Washington-Seattle

    Work Locations: Cherry Hill James Tower (WA197) 550 17th Ave Seattle, 98122

    Req ID: 261416

    Posting ID: 551800247Posted: 2020-07-29