Cardiac Device Specialist - Penn State Health Heart and Vascular Institute - NI Electrophysiology

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  1.0

Shift:  Days
Hours:  Varied





Responsible for providing allied professional care, coordination and support of patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) in the hospital, device clinics, and remote monitor setting.  This includes safe and thorough evaluation, testing, interpretation and reprogramming of patients with pacemakers, ICDs, and implantable cardiac monitors according to standard protocols.


Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offers exceptional benefits starting day one, multiple time off programs to ensure a strong life/work balance, and tuition programs to provide our employees with the resources needed to

develop professionally.





Graduate of a recognized 1 or 2 year program in Cardiovascular Technology, Electrophysiology or Allied Health Program; or 1 year job related experience required


CVT or CCT certification current or obtained within 12 months of hire required


BLS certification required or obtained within 2 months of hire


ACLS certification required or obtained within 6 months of hire





Broad knowledge of the cardiac electrical anatomy and physiology





Minimum of two years’ experience with analysis and reprogramming of CIED patients (Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Abbott and Biotronik)


Experience reviewing and managing remote device follow-up via vendor websites (Medtronic Carelink, Abbott Merlin, Boston Scientific Latitude NXT, & Biotronik Home Monitoring)





Able to sit/walks occasionally; stand constantly


Able to lift/carry 0-10 lbs frquently; 11-50 lbs occasionally


Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-75 lbs occasionally


Able to reach constantly


Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping



*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.



If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report.  This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


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Union: Non Bargained