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Registered Nurse - Pacer Clinic

Company: Chattanooga Heart Institute
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewThe Chattanooga Heart Institute offers the most comprehensive cardiac care available in this region. Founded in 1976, we now have six offices in Tennessee and one in Georgia. Our practice is made up of 29 board-certified cardiolgoists, three cardiothoracic surgeons and three vascular surgeons. We merged with CHI Memorial Health Care System in 2011 which is part of CommonSpirit Health. CommonSpirit has more than 700 care sites across the U.S. and is committed to building healthy communities.ResponsibilitiesJob Summary:Responsible for data management and functional testing of all implanted cardiac devices.Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all pacemaker and ICD patients are being followed in office and remotely per protocol.
  • Retrieve patient from lobby, obtain weight and blood pressure per protocol, perform patient lead hookup and interrogate and conduct various technical tests on implanted cardiac devices per protocol.
  • Assess patient for signs and symptoms related to device function and perform reprogramming as necessary.
  • Forward all documentation to physician for review. Execute any orders received.
  • Call indicated loop recorder patients to request manual transmissions.
  • Check crash cart and notify manager of issues.
  • Maintain equipment.
  • Scan device strips and attach to HIM and monitor chart.
  • Assist with patient add-ons and clinic throughput.
  • Assist with device clinic patient messages and tasks and return patient calls timely.
  • Conduct patient and family/caregiver education.
  • Maintain patient PaceArt files.
  • Attend various vendor educational seminars in order to keep up with new equipment/techniques.
  • Perform and assist in trans-telephonic monitoring.QualificationsEducation:
    • BSN or AS in NursingLicense/Certification:
      • Valid Tennessee RN License
      • BLS Certification
      • ACLS Certification preferredQualifications:
        • Two or more years' experience in a cardiology setting with cardiac rhythm recognition.

Keywords: Chattanooga Heart Institute, Chattanooga , Registered Nurse - Pacer Clinic, Healthcare , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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