Device Clinic Coordinator, Mercy Cardiology Clinic

Mercy Medical Center

This position supports Mercy’s philosophy of patient centered care by analyzing, troubleshooting and reprogramming implanted pacemakers and defibrillators in the Cardiology Clinic. Provides analysis of device via remote monitoring systems and appropriately document reports. Assesses wounds post-device implant at follow up visit. Educates patients and families pre and post procedure regarding device function, clinic follow up need and home-monitoring needs.

Job Duties

  • Participates in performance improvement programs as assigned.
  • Assists other clinical staff with patient care and visit coordination.
  • Coordinates low volume device interrogations, coordinate reps to follow up with patient care.
  • Provides patient education and communication regarding provider plan of care.
  • Collaborates and communicates with physician or provider in terms of device management and patient plan of care.
  • Maintains and follows up on manufacturer advisories and recalls.
  • Reports any specific patient status changes to the physician or provider in charge.
  • Becomes proficient in the use of new equipment or procedures and provides appropriate education in these areas.
  • Tracks equipment and orders supplies as needed and ensures correct billing and coding of device checks.
  • Maintains device records are accurate and up-to-date for all patients in EHR systems.
  • Maintains device check schedules and coordinates clinic days accordingly for all device locations.
  • Educates patients and families pre- and post-procedure regarding device function, clinic follow-up scheduling and device home monitoring.
  • Assess wounds post-device implant to ensure that the incision is healing appropriately.
  • Provides analysis of device via remote monitoring systems and appropriately documents reports.
  • Analyzes, troubleshoots and reprograms implanted pacemakers, defibrillators, and loop recorders in clinic and hospital setting.
Department Specific Duties
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Exceptional clinical and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with patients and family members
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to identify areas for improvement and recommend changes
Professional Experience
  • Two years’ relevant clinical experience required
  • Education sufficent to obtain licensure.
Licensure, Certification, Registration
  • Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse, Paramedic, or Radiologist required.
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), in accordance with the American Heart Association required. ACLS in accordance with the American Heart Association preferred.
  • Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required. Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date.
Physical Demand Requirements
  • Medium: Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Mercy Cardiology Clinic
Schedule: Full Time, Day, M-F

Job ID: 81829

Posted 15 days ago

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