Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
40 Hours per week
The Arrhythmia Program Technology Manager is responsible for supervising and educating Heart Center staff on device technology, monitoring and scanning. This person also plays a key role in development of new products and services.
This position demonstrates independence and this position also researches new technologies to keep the Heart Center on the cutting-edge as it relates to rhythm management.
Work in collaboration with Innovation Center, electrophysiologists, and outside organizations on conceiving and developing new products, devices, and services related to electrophysiology, cardiac ablation, and related domains.
Aid in real-time assessment of patient clinical status as it relates to acute changes in rhythm, during electrophysiology procedures.
Run all EP lab equipment, including mapping systems, electrogram systems, pacing stimulators, ultrasound, defibrillators, RF generators and cryo machine
Maintain competency and program all brands of implantable devices, including pacemakers, ICDs, loop monitors, and subcutaneous ICDs.
Oversee education of staff across all locations, related to arrhythmias, cardiac cath lab monitoring, Holter scanning.
Train, evaluate and maintain competencies, and supervise cardiac cath lab staff as it relates to new technologies, devices or procedures.
Provide education/expertise to medical students and residents to aid in research projects.
Interface with industry to assess new technology as it becomes available
Interface with electrophysiologist, staff, residents, medical students, innovation center, research institute, statistician, and various outside organizations to coordinate research projects and publications.
Interface with IRB for various research projects.
Assist with development of new service lines within the Arrhythmia Center.
Assist with oversight of various databases and assist with recruitment of hospitals and physicians for database participation.
Other duties as required.
Clinical, laboratory and device experience required
Knowledge of intellectual property, regulatory and compliance processes, and/or medical device development and commercialization preferred
Experience working with all levels within an organization is preferred
Education and Experience:
Certification: Cardiac EP (electrophysiology) Specialist certification required
Education: Bachelor's Degree in biomedical engineering, nursing, or related discipline required or seven (7) years of experience with cardiac devices in lieu of degree required.
Minimum five (5) years of experience in remote monitoring and real-time arrhythmia/device management or education. Competent in interpretation of all arrhythmias, including supraventricular, ventricular and junctional, as well as all variations of AV block required.
Minimum five (5) years of experience programming equipment and troubleshooting, for all brands of cardiac arrhythmia implantable devices.
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