Tracking Code: 203249

Electrophysiology Technologist - Cardiac Cath and EP Laboratory - Day

Location: The Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon, PA
Schedule: Full Time

Schedule
Hours: 4 x 10 hour shifts, Days may vary; 6:30am - 5:00pm

General Summary

Provides technical support and assistance to the physician during Electrophysiology procedures. Performs scrub, hemodynamic monitoring, stimming, and circulating with all Electrophysiology procedures using clinical knowledge, technical skills, and professional judgement in accordance with professional and departmental standards and protocols. Provides care, assessment prior, during and post-procedural instruction to patients. Prepares and maintains all pertinent information related to procedures.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates proficiency in relevant radiation safety.
  • Monitors and assess clinical status of patient.
  • Monitors and manages cardiovascular hemodynamics.
  • Practices within the scope of Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) protocols when administering emergency care.
  • Advises patient care team and cares for patients appropriately.
  • Demonstrates proficiency with the setup and operation of all equipment associated with cardiac electrophysiology procedures.
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding and working knowledge of normal and abnormal anatomy, physiology, radiation safety, interventional supplies and equipment operation.
  • Recognizes and resolves equipment problems and discrepancies.
  • Anticipates patient needs and concerns and communicates the appropriate care needed.
  • Demonstrates professional judgement and critical thinking.
  • Scrubs in and assists physicians with procedures when necessary.
  • Circulates within procedure room and procures equipment required for any given procedure.
  • Operates the cardiac stimulator proficiently and independently for ablation procedures.
  • Assumes late call responsibilities as required.
  • Follows radiation safety policies as dictated by the NRC and York Hospital's Radiation Safety Committee.
  • Properly handles and processes electronic record data and images in each respective system.
  • Performs tasks and duties in the prep and recovery areas of the department.
  • Attains Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) certification within 3 year of hire date.

Common Expectations:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population.
  • Assess and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment.
  • Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  • Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.

Required for All Jobs:

  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing - Frequently
  • Walking - Frequently
  • Sitting - Occasionally
  • Carrying/Lifting - Occasionally (50lbs)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (50lbs)
  • Kneeling/Crouching - Occasionally
  • Reaching - Occasionally
  • Talking - Frequently
  • Hearing - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Occasionally
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Occasionally

Working Environment:

  • Occupational Hazards - Occasionally
  • Bloodborne Pathogen - Exposure

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • Certificate Program Certificate program in a health science (includes, but not limited to, cardiovascular technology, radiologic technology, Licensed Practical Nurse or Nurse.) Required or
  • Associates Degree Degree granting program in a health science (includes, but not limited to, cardiovascular technology, radiologic technology, Licensed Practical Nurse, or Nurse.) Required

Work Experience:

  • Less than 1 year Relevant experience. Preferred and
  • 1 year Electrophysiology and/or Cath Lab experience or graduate of an accredited school of Cardiovascular Technology. Preferred

Licenses:

  • Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist within 2 years Required or
  • Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist within 2 years Required or
  • Registered Technologist-Radiography - ARRT within 2 years Required and
  • Basic Life Support Upon Hire Required and
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required

Courses and Training:

  • Degree from an accredited school of Cardiac Electrophysiology. Upon Hire Preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to function as a team member.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate the principles of surgical asepsis.
  • Understands cardiovascular pathophysiology.
  • Ability to read and interpret 12 lead EKG.
  • Ability to identify and manage lethal arrhythmias 100% of the time.

You’re unique and you belong here.

At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at employment@wellspan.org. We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

Brandon Reaser
Brandon Reaser
Talent Acquisition Consultant
Best of the Best Awards

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
Benefits photo

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at WellSpan

WellSpan Health recognizes and honors the diversity of our team members, patients and neighbors, and we embrace all the human characteristics that make us similar and unique. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued by creating a safe and inclusive environment to which we all feel a sense of belonging. We are equally committed to ensuring all team members have the opportunity to excel and are positioned for success through equitable policies, practices and resources.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Diversity photo

Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance of Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

QOL photo