Device Clinic Coordinator - RN, LPN or Paramedic, Mercy Cardiology Clinic

Mercy Medical Center

This position may be filled by an RN, LPN or Paramedic. 
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
  • Analyzes, troubleshoots and reprograms implanted pacemakers, defibrillators, and loop recorders in clinic and hospital setting.
  • Provides analysis of device via remote monitoring systems and appropriately documents reports.
  • Assess wounds post-device implant to ensure that the incision is healing appropriately.
  • Educates patients and families pre- and post-procedure regarding device function, clinic follow-up scheduling and device home monitoring.
  • Maintains device check schedules and coordinates clinic days accordingly for all device locations.
  • Maintains device records are accurate and up-to-date for all patients in EHR systems.
  • Tracks equipment and orders supplies as needed and ensures correct billing and coding of device checks.
  • Becomes proficient in the use of new equipment or procedures and provides appropriate education in these areas.
  • Reports any specific patient status changes to the physician or provider in charge.
  • Maintains and follows up on manufacturer advisories and recalls.
  • Collaborates and communicates with physician or provider in terms of device management and patient plan of care.
  • Provides patient education and communication regarding provider plan of care.
  • Coordinates low volume device interrogations, coordinate reps to follow up with patient care.
  • Assists other clinical staff with patient care and visit coordination.
  • Participates in performance improvement programs as assigned.
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: 83623

Posted 21 days ago

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