Tracking Code: 204389

Arrhythmia Device Technologist - Cath Lab - York Hospital - Days

Location: York Hospital, York, PA
Schedule: Full Time

Full Time
Monday - Friday
7am to 3:30pm

General Summary

Performs a variety of functions related to implanted cardiac device management in the ambulatory and/or inpatient care settings. These electronic cardiac devices may include (but are not limited to) pacemakers, cardiac defibrillators, loop recorders and wearable monitors used for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. This is an entry level position requiring supervision by the Arrhythmia Tech II, Lead Arrhythmia Tech and/or Cardiac Device Nurse.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs in-clinic device checks with supervision. Identifies type of cardiac device by manufacturer. Assist in the interrogates and verification of device parameters and settings. Identifies rhythms, pacing and generator status of device. Takes appropriate and immediate action when abnormal results are identified.
  • Assists with patient remote monitoring that may include scheduling, downloading and analysis of clinical device transmissions, processing reports as well as assigning appropriate charges under supervision.
  • Performs post implant device site checks. Removes dressings, sutures/staples as necessary per established wound care protocols. Uploads photos to EMR as needed and ensures that wound care/assessment is documented as per office policy.
  • Performs application and monitoring of wearable cardiac devices if applicable.
  • Develops ability to identify arrhythmias and intrinsic cardiac rhythm utilizing internal electrograms and/or in conjunction with external cardiac leads.
  • Records and calculates all necessary parameters and makes programming changes as directed.
  • Documents information and reports in Cardiac Implanted Electronic Device (CIED) software and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) regarding testing, changes, and other communication per protocol.
  • Processes and submits all diagnostic testing to physicians for interpretation per protocol.
  • Obtains patient history, answers patient questions, and explains procedures.
  • If applicable, performs EKGs and other related examinations for patients as directed according to established standards and practices.
  • Works closely with other members of the device management team to ensure competency and accuracy of device management.

Common Expectations:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific care.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to prevention of errors; reporting actual and potential errors as well as potential and/or actual safety events; identifying opportunities to standardize and improve processes that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  • Prepares written documentation as required by the profession and the department such as results, treatment plan and various reports.
  • Maintains records of examination data and other pertinent patient information.
  • Adheres to established policies, protocols, objectives, quality assessment, safety environmental and infection control standards.
  • Committed to the patient and family experience by maintaining positive, helpful, and respective behaviors. Strives to make a great impression and responds to customer needs/concerns. Provides outstanding service to all customers.
  • Consistently provides safe, quality care every day and participates in process improvement.
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills and maintains collaborative relationships within and outside of the department.
  • Fosters teamwork, Working as One and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement, stewardship and innovation.
  • Enhances professional growth and development by participating in educational programs and keeping updated on current literature.

Required for All Jobs:

  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing - Frequently
  • Walking - Frequently
  • Sitting - Occasionally
  • Carrying/Lifting - Occasionally (50lbs)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (50lbs)
  • Kneeling/Crouching - Occasionally
  • Reaching - Occasionally
  • Talking - Frequently
  • Hearing - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Occasionally
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Occasionally

Working Environment:

  • Occupational Hazards - Occasionally
  • Bloodborne Pathogen - Exposure


Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required
  • Associates Degree From an accredited cardiovascular program. Preferred or
  • Certificate Program From an accredited cardiovascular program. Preferred

Work Experience:

  • Less than 1 year In Cardiovascular related education/training such as monitor, EKG and/or Stress Technician. Required
  • EKG, Cardiac rhythm experience, or basic CIED education. Preferred


  • Basic Life Support Upon Hire Required

Courses and Training:

  • Training such as monitor, EKG and/or Stress Technician. Upon Hire Required
  • Certificate from an accredited cardiovascular program. Upon Hire Preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Multi-tasking.
  • Handles emergency patient events.
  • Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances.
  • Possible risk of exposure to airborne or contact diseases.
  • Subject to overtime hours.

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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