Electrophysiology Technologist - York Hospital - Full Time - Days

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 61886

Position Summary:

General Summary:

 

 

Under the general supervision, 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.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:


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

 

Required Skills

Associate's Degree from an accredited school of Cardiovascular or Electrophysiology Technology and/or Radiologic program required 


Degree from an accredited school of Cardiac Electrophysiology preferred


Certification as a Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES); or Registered Radiologic Technologist (RT(R)); or Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) required


Basic Life Support (BLS) required


Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required

 

 

Required Experience

Up to 1 year experience required

 

1 year of Electrophysiology and/or Cath Lab experience or graduate of an accredited school of Cardiovascular Technology preferred

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