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Job Information

Swedish Health Services Cardiac Device Technician - Heart And Vascular Clinic in Seattle, Washington


Swedish is looking for a Cardiac Device Technician (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work at the Heart and Vascular Clinic in Seattle, WA.

The Device Tech works with physicians, mid-levels, clinical staff and office staff to effectively, efficiently and accurately fulfill the duties and responsibilities of a busy outpatient device clinic. All procedures and treatments performed must be ordered by the physician, and/or mid-level providers. Duties and responsibilities will include interrogation and assessment of implantable cardiac devices which include pacemakers, defibrillators and implantable loop recorders, as well as management of remote transmissions.

In this position you will:

  • Analyze patient rhythm strips, interpret magnet behavior, identify potential emergent problems and referral to MD if needed

  • Download and interpret remote transmissions from patients for all remote sites and companies

  • Maintains close communication with physicians and staff in regards to device functionality and appropriately responds to needs of patient with concerns or questions

  • Provides patient education. Determines level of insight and provides necessary education, to include family support members. Educates patients regarding post implant care, immediate and long term care

  • Advises patients on after hours care/telephonic care/and remote care


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in health or science related field or equivalent educ/experience

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire

  • One (1) year experience in the care and/or assessment of cardiac patients

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Basic EKG skills

  • Completion of ATI training

  • CCDS certification

About Swedish Medical Group.

Swedish Medical Group (SMG) is a successful, performance-driven division of Swedish Health Services, the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. The SMG network includes 128 primary care and specialty care clinics.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Healthcare Practitioner and Technician

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Cherry Hill James Tower (WA197) 550 17th Ave Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 278198