SUMMARY: Primary responsibilities include working with a multidisciplinary team in our combined CHF/Device clinic to care for both inpatient and outpatient adult patients with Chronic Heart Failure (CHF), and those patients who need implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICD), cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices, permanent pacemakers (PPM) and implantable loop records. This person will be responsible for interrogation and programming of these implantable devices, including managing the remote monitoring of device patients. Using advanced clinical assessment skills work as part of a team to provide phone support, nursing assessments, and education to patients seen for cardiac conditions including CHF.
Required Education/Training: B.A/B.S in nursing, cardiovascular, life science, engineering, or technical discipline, or certification in a recognized national cardiac association. Additional training in Cardiac Device Interrogation and Programming
Required Experience: Minimum five (5) years clinical experience in a cardiology care setting; minimum of one (1) year experience in cardiac device programming. Experience reviewing and managing remote device transmissions
Required Education/Certification/Registration: Current Registered Nurse license with eligibility to work in the state of Missouri or Cardiac Device Specialist certification through the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE); BLS
Preferred Education/Training: Master's of Science degree in cardiovascular, life science, engineering, or technical discipline with additional training in cardiac device interrogation and programming
Preferred Experience: Minimum four (4) years cardiology clinic experience; minimum of three (3) years of cardiac device programming
Preferred Education/Certification/Registration: CCRN; CEN; ACLS