Swedish Health Services Cardiac Technician Senior - Heart And Vascular Clinic in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Cardiac Technician Senior (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in Heart and Vascular Clinic at Swedish Medical Group in Seattle, WA. Swedish Medical Group now offers a one time $2,500 Sign-on bonus and a $2,500 retention bonus for Cardiac Technicians newly joining SMG.*
The Senior Device Tech works with physicians, mid-levels, clinical staff and office staff to effectively, efficiently and accurately fulfill the duties and responsibilities of a busy outpatient device clinic. All procedures and treatments performed must be ordered by the physician, and/or mid-level providers. Duties and responsibilities will include interrogation and assessment of implantable cardiac devices which include pacemakers, defibrillators and implantable loop recorders, as well as management of remote transmissions. The senior device technician will work closely with device clinic RN's and will be under the clinical supervision of the implanting physicians.
In this position you will:
Analyze patient rhythm strips, interpret magnet behavior, identify potential emergent problems and referral to MD if needed.
Download and interpret remote transmissions from patients for all remote sites and companies.
Maintains close communication with physicians and staff in regards to device functionality and appropriately responds to needs of patient with concerns or questions.
Provides patient education. Determines level of insight and provides necessary education, to include family support members. Educates patients regarding post implant care, immediate and long term care.
Advises patients on after hours care/telephonic care/and remote care.
Works independently with physician(s) to maintain timely flow of patients through office.
Works very closely with electrophysiologist and EP staff to provide excellent patient care.
May assist with the provision of education in the clinic setting.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School Diploma or GED
Graduate of an accredited cardiovascular technology program or accredited school of registered nursing
Completion of specialized training in cardiovascular disease.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)
Three (3) years previous experience as a Cardiovascular Technologist
Preferred qualification for this position include:
Completion of ATI training
Cardiovascular Technician certification (CVT) or Certified Cardiac Device Specialist certification (CCDS).
About the 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 128 primary care and specialty care clinics.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. 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.
Job Category: Cardiopulmonary Techs (Cath, EP and Other)
Work Locations: Cherry Hill James Tower (WA197) 550 17th Ave Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 303626