This position is:
Full Time

Position Location:
Lake Charles, LA

Job Description

Job Title:
Pacemaker Tech

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

  1. Coordinating schedules with the device companies
  2. Performing suture removals
  3. Performs device implant site checks
  4. Interrogates and verifies pacemaker thresholds. Identifies rhythms, pacing and generator status of device. Create office notes from device checks
  5. Submits charges for in office device checks and telephone checks
  6. Submits all diagnostic testing to physicians for interpretation and types the interpretation into EMR for the physician to sign.
  7. Makes sure all pacemaker appointments are scheduled within insurance parameters.
  8. Returns all patient phone calls regarding device checks and their scheduling
  9. Creates phone notes on all phone calls received and made
  10. Refill prescriptions as needed
  11. Call patients who have missed office appointments and telephone checks to get their appointments rescheduled
  12. Send certified letters to non-compliant patients
  13. Stays current on all ICD and Pacemaker devices, technology and coding
  14. Pull and file all pacemaker charts for patients being seen
  15. Make new pacemaker charts for all new patients
  16. Be able to log onto numerous websites daily for new transmissions and to enroll and retrieve TTMs
  17. Be able to fill out forms to fax to enroll new patient on TTMs
  18. Be able to look at obituaries daily to track patients’ status.
  19. Be able to interpret EKGs
  20. Communicate with all physicians and NPs about findings on TTMs/office checks

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or GED equivalent.  Louisiana LPN license or national medical assistant certification.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Working knowledge of cardiac arrhythmias and basic EKG interpretation
  • Strong knowledge of cardiac arrhythmias.
  • Demonstrated literacy in the use of personal computers and Windows applications including EMR
  • Prior experience with the use of EHR

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