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Pacemaker Technician 8/25/2016

Cardionet Inc. Ewing, NJ

Company
Cardionet Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-2059
AJE Ref #
575976433
Location
Ewing, NJ
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Pacemaker Technician



Location: Ewing, NJ



Shifts: Monday Friday, 3-11PM





Job Description



* Educates patients on use of pacemaker monitors and obtains baseline EKG transmissions via the telephone to start them in the event monitoring program and documents transaction.

* Follows proper pacemaker protocols, edits and interprets EKG rhythm tracings.

* Notifies physicians of cardiac rhythms outside of normal parameters as per policy.

* Troubleshoots pacemaker monitors, solves problems with use of monitors and answers patients questions, as needed.

* Forwards patient concerns to appropriate people in company.





RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Knowledge of EKG monitoring/interpretation and pacemaker recorders

* Able to utilize or learn computer applications in job (Microsoft Office & Access, PaceArt, and others applicable to job).

* Knowledge of customer service, especially telephone skills and medical documentation concepts

* Has knowledge of medical ethics.

* EKG monitoring/interpretation experience.

* Previous experience in computer applications.

* Customer service experience highly encouraged

* Able to work with Microsoft Office programs or ability to learn new programs quickly.

* Demonstrates effective communication skills and can work with age groups over the telephone from children to elderly adults



QUALIFICATIONS:

* Basic ECG Analysis

* Basic knowledge of computer

* Technical training or education in EKG monitoring, medical assisting or nursing

* CCT certification, RN, or RCS preferred

* 2 or 4 year degree is a plus



Personal Attributes



* Strong communication skills

* Ability to work independently as well as in team environment

* High level of customer service

* Positive attitude, mature, conscientious, and accountable