Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking a Cardiac Device Education Specialist to join us in our mission to educate and train health care professionals!
The Cardiac Device Education Specialist is responsible for interrogating and programming permanent pacemakers and ICDs as well as training and education of nurses, technologists, and EP Fellows in interrogating and programming permanent pacemakers and ICDs. This individual will collaborate with Clinical Quality Coordinator to accurately submit clinical data to the National ACC ICD registry as well as tracking and monitoring of relevant clinical quality metrics, quality outcomes, and improvement processes.
As the champion for the department, the Cardiac Device Education Specialist will promote the growth of the Electrophysiology Program by participating in Electrophysiology Clinical Outreach and will participate in the establishment and maintenance of a College Level Program for education, training, and preparation of Cardiac Device Technologists.
As a patient-facing team member, this individual will care for patients with pacemakers, ICDs and related cardiac arrhythmias in a clinic setting.
Penn State Health offers exceptional benefits beginning day one, outstanding time off programs, and multiple tuition programs to ensure that our team members have the resources to continue to grow professionally. Above all, we offer the opportunity to collaborate with a team of innovators dedicated to providing the best and most advanced care.
Graduation from a recognized Cardiovascular Technologist, Electrophysiology or Allied Health program required.
5 years of clinical experience in Electrophysiology and Cardiac Device Therapies including interrogation and programming of permanent pacemakers and ICDs required.
BLS, ACLS, PALS certification required.
Clinical certification specific to Electrophysiology or Arrhythmia Management such as CCDS or RCES required or must obtain within 6 months of the hire date.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant Allied Health Care field is preferred. RCIS, RCVT, or CCT Certification preferred. Billing/Insurance codes, teaching skills and excellent communication skills preferred.
Internal Number: 21275
About Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
At Penn State Hershey, our mission is to enhance the quality of life and serve our community through improved health, the education of health professionals, and the discovery of knowledge. For us, service excellence is not only for our patients but also our employees. It means valuing each and every employee.