Electrophysiology Technologist

  • DULUTH, MN
  • ST LUKES
  • 01 Intervent Radiology Department
  • Full-time Flex - Days - 10 hours
  • Allied Health
  • FTE: 1.0-0.6
  • Req #: 23094
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Summary

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The Electrophysiology Technologist, in collaboration with the physicians and nursing personnel, assists with diagnostic and therapeutic invasive electrophysiology patient procedures, including cardiac device implantation in compliance with principles of sterile techniques while utilizing specialized angiographic equipment and/or complex computerized monitoring equipment. Assists physician during procedures by circulating, scrubbing or monitoring. Responds to patient distress situations and assists with equipment quality control and inventory management.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: Graduate of a Cardiac Electrophysiology Program (CEP), Cardiovascular Technology Program, Exercise Physiology Program (BS) or related education with the required related experience.
    • Experience: Six (6) months related experience.
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross, or Military Training Network upon hire.  ACLS within one hundred eighty (180) days of hire.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: Graduate of a Cardiac Electrophysiology Program.
    • Experience: Previous EP Lab experience.
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: ACLS, RCES or Allied Professionals EP IBHRE upon hire.
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • Ability to work harmoniously with professional and technical staff and physicians. To communicate verbally and listen to the needs of the patient and the directions of the cardiologist and professional staff within the Cath Lab. Ability to work with and learn to operate technical equipment; to work under stress/pressure; to maintain accurate records/reports; to participate in orientation of new personnel and teaching of students; to see, hear, stand, sit, walk, bend, and speak English; to take call as required; to maintain confidentiality.
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    • READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
    • WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
    • SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
    • REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
      • Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking. Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients. Lifts supplies/equipment; and lift up to fifty (50) pounds. Ability to wear lead protective gear for long periods.
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      • Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Walk - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Sit - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Reach with hands and arms - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Stoop, squat, kneel, or crouch - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Bending-repetitive forward - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
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      LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
      • Up to 10 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Up to 25 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Up to 35 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Up to 50 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
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      WORK ENVIRONMENT
      • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
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    • WORKING CONDITIONS
      • Continuously exposed to electrical and radiant energy hazards
                        Keywords: Exercise Physiologist, EP Tech, Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist RCIS
 
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