Casi Hill

  • Cardiac Device Specialist/ Cardiac Tech/ Manager
  • Michigan
  • Jun 28, 2018
Full time Techologist Student Cardiology Clinical Specialist

Personal Summary

I am enthusiastic and professionally trained Cardiac Device Specialist, well-versed in all major device companies and their products. Throughout my education and career, I have had opportunities to work in specialized Electrophysiology/Cardiac Cath Labs and clinics throughout the United States. I enjoy learning from and collaborating with physicians and their teams, in order to give patients the best possible outcome for his or her health. I am skilled in establishing and maintaining relationships with physicians and patients alike. I am now looking to further my technical skills within a suitably challenging role. I am eager to achieve further professional development. 

Work Experience

Cardiac Device Specialist
Jan 2016 - Spectrum Health
  • Provide continuous cardiac device care for one of the top 10% of device clinics in the nation, spanning over seven locations and 8,500 patients
  • Examine implanted device sites while educating patients on the function and role of their device in everyday life
  • Perform routine pacemaker and defibrillator checks on patients to ensure proper device recording, device function, and appropriate medical management for his or her specific diagnosis
  • Summarize findings and categorize the urgency of clinical reports for physician review
  • Determine appropriate time frame for a patient's clinical follow up based on clinical findings
  • Assist eight electrophysiologists and four mid-level providers with various testing, troubleshooting, and programming changes during a patient's office vist
  • Review and prepare clinical reports on remote transmissions from all vendors
  • Monitor heart failure diagnostics and assess patient symptoms in collaboration with the Advanced Heart Failure Clinic to determine if early medical intervention is necessary to avoid hospitalization
  • Organize and administer vendor education for co-workers
  • Triage patient phone calls of various symptoms, questions, or home monitor issues to ensure appropriate clinical staff assistance
  • Precept new clinical employees
  • Discuss and implement new policies and procedures to ensure patient safety, quality care, and patient and employee statisfaction
  • Educate non-electrophysiology staff on devices and significant report findings 
Cardiac Device Specialist
Apr 2015 - Jan 2016 Michigan Heart and Vascular Specialists
  • Provided continuous cardiac device care covering six locations for 6,500 patients
  • Performed routine pacemaker and defibrillator checks on patients to ensure proper device recording, device function, and appropriate medical management for his or her specific diagnosis
  • Performed routine insertable cardiac monitor checks and educated the patient on the reason for monitoring his or her heart rhythm
  • Reviewed and prepared clinical reports and remote transmissions for all vendors for two electrophysiologists
  • Scheduled patients for implants and ablations for two electrophysiologists
  • Facilitated community ICD support group for patients and family members every other month 

Education

Technical Certificate in Cardiac Rhythm Management and Electrophysiology
Sep 2014 - Apr 2015 Arrhythmia Technologies Institue
Bachelors of Science in Health Fitness in Preventative Rehabilitation Programs
May 2012 - Dec 2013 Central Michigan University