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Device Technician Job

Job Number: TMH16504

Job Title: Device Technician

Department: CVI E Providence Office - 1102929

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners device exam. (IHBRE), Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS) from a recognized device training school preferred.

Or Certified Medical Assistant or Exercise Physiologist with a minimum of three to five years of experience analyzing and reprogramming implanted cardiac devices(PPM/AICD).

Current BLS certification preferred

Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes, human development stages, and sensitivity to cultural diversity in each step of the care process.


Experience reviewing and managing remote device transmissions.

Provide thorough, proficient pacemaker and automatic implantable cardiac defibrillator (AICD) interrogation and re-programming to cardiac device patients in person, remotely, and/or via phone transmission. Responsible for initial device analysis, preliminary report generation, and alerting physician or non-physician practitioner to urgent issues requiring further attention.