Cardiac EP Technologist - Cardiac Cath Lab
Company: Sanford Health
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: December 3, 2019
Job Title: Cardiac EP Technologist | Cardiac Cath Lab | Sioux Falls
City: Sioux Falls State: SD Department : Cardiac Cath Lab Job
Schedule: Full Time Shift: Varies Hours Per Shift: 10 hr JOB
SUMMARY Performs the duties of a cardiac technologist: invasive
cardiac and peripheral vascular diagnostic and interventional
procedures and electrophysiology procedures using sophisticated
imaging, hemodynamic monitoring and recording equipment to assess
and treat cardiac and peripheral vascular disease. Performs as a
record who monitors, records, and analyzes the patient's
electrocardiogram (EKG) and intracardiac pressures. Assists medical
team with sterile procedures. Ability to operate the X-ray
equipment and other equipment in the laboratory. Runs blood samples
and obtains sterile supplies when needed. Ability to work with all
ages from newborn to geriatric patients. Dedicated to
electrophysiology (EP) procedures, related protocols, and related
technological devices, i.e. pacemakers, implantable cardioverter
defibrillator (ICDs), biventricular pacemaker (BiV). Expected to
ensure the highest quality of care to patients with rhythm
disturbances providing advanced care to patients with cardiac
arrhythmias including conduction disorders. Possesses expertise in
understanding pharmacologic options to treat patients. Understands
any special protocols for conscious sedation patients. Possesses a
thorough knowledge of cardiac anatomy, physiology, hemodynamic
principles, X-Ray techniques, and emergent and routine cardiac
care. Accountable for updating self and staff regarding EP
protocols. Ability to work with growth and development needs of
unique client populations including children to geriatrics.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Uses software tools and technologies for
documentation management. Conducts regular room checkout
activities, including but not limited to bed cleaning, linen
changing, waste disposal and disinfection. Follows all surgical and
invasive procedure protocols (consent documentation, verifications,
etc.). Evaluates the operation, calibration and maintenance of
cardiology equipment. Operates cardiac testing equipment in
accordance with organizational protocols and principles. Captures
any abnormal heart rhythms which can cause cardiac symptoms.
Monitor patients' comfort and safety during tests, alerting
physicians to abnormalities or changes in patient responses.
Sterilizes all equipment and work areas before, during, or after
procedures. Conduct electrocardiogram (EKG), phonocardiogram,
echocardiogram, stress testing, or other cardiovascular tests to
record patients' cardiac activity, using specialized electronic
test equipment, recording devices, or laboratory instruments.
Ensures that all equipment or related supplies are in proper
working order prior to use. QUALIFICATIONS Associates degree in
Cardiovascular Technology or equivalent experience is required.
Possesses an expertise in understanding pharmacologic options to
treat patients. Expert knowledge in electrophysiology and
cardiovascular technology including pharmacology and advanced
cardiac rhythm management. Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology
Specialist (RCES) registry through Cardiovascular Credentialing
International (CCI) is required within 12 months of hire.
Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) through CCI is
preferred. Advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS) preferred
and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) if applicable to
position is preferred. About Sanford Health: At Sanford Health, we
are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show
that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the
communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to
provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert
medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.
In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to
research, education and community growth. We engage in medical
research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but
also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to
achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your
community, across the region and around the world. The entire team
at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and
communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach.
Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an
individual with a disability and would like to request an
accommodation for help with your online application, please call
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Sioux Falls State: SD Job Function: Allied Health Job Schedule:
Full Time Shift: Varies Req Number: WD05414
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