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University of Miami Pacemaker/ICD Tech-F/T-Cardiovascular (UTower) in Miami, Florida

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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University of Miami has an exciting opportunity for a Pacemaker/ICD Technician. The Pacemaker/ICD Tech provides direct and indirect patient care in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Determine priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system. Communicates with physician, ARNP, RN about changes in patient’s status, symptomatology and results of cardiac diagnostic interrogations studies. Display understanding of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in ECG, exercise stress testing, telemetry, and pacemaker analysis in both inpatient and ambulatory areas. Records patients' medical information and vital signs under supervision of physician. Monitors, records and reports symptoms and changes in patients' conditions. Updates electronic medical records. Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans. Educates patients on ways to prevent heart disease. Informs family on how to help the patient engage in healthy behavior at home. Assists with diagnostic testing and operates machinery that aids in the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases. Interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assist assess patient's condition. Monitors cardiovascular equipment readings. Instructs individuals, families and other groups on topics such as health education, for pacer programing under direct supervision of MD, RN, or ARNP. Answers patient questions regarding pacer interrogations Prepares rooms, sterile instruments, equipment and supplies, and ensures that stock of supplies is maintained. Informs physician of patient's condition during or after pacer interrogation. Direct and coordinate infection control programs, advising and consulting with specified personnel about necessary precautions. Perform administrative and coordination functions, such as taking responsibility for all aspects of the device clinic program as well as managing all medical record and documentation related to the Pacer clinic. Provide or arrange for training/instruction of auxiliary personnel or students as needed. Instructs nursing students and interns alongside physician, RN and ARNP for Device interrogation training. Provides patient care before and after cardiac surgery alongside the MD, RN or ARNP. Interrogates patient Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, records and reviews findings with physicians. Makes changes to patients device with physician, RN, or ARNP. Modifies patient treatments based on patient responses alongside physician, RN and ARNP. Keeps up with PI and QA checks of equipment. Involves vendors as needed. Operates defibrillators in the event of an emergency. Informs nurses on other shifts about any extenuating circumstances involving patients. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

High School diploma

Certification and Licensing:

BLS, ACLS, Current State of Florida License CCI or RCIS

Experience:

In lieu of CCI or RCIS, working experience with devices and or EP preferred

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here (https://www.hr.miami.edu/careers/eo-ada/index.html) for additional information.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

Pay Grade:

U9

A vibrant and diverse academic and healthcare community, the University of Miami and the University of Miami Health System have rapidly progressed to become one of the nation’s top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation.

A private research university with more than 17,000 students from around the world, the University of Miami is focused on creating a future that cuts across geographic, cultural, and intellectual borders.

The University comprises 11 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 180 majors and programs. The University ranks No. 57 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Colleges list and ranked No. 49 in the 2020 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.

Established in 1925 during the region's famous real estate boom, today the University is a major research university engaged in nearly $346 million in research and sponsored program expenditures annually. While the majority of this work is housed at the Miller School of Medicine, investigators conduct hundreds of studies in other areas, including marine science, engineering, education, and psychology.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye hospital in the USA and offers some of the nation's premiere eye doctors to treat every eye condition for adults. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, part of the Miller School of Medicine, received the prestigious National Cancer Institute designation in 2019.

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