EP Technologist I - Heart & Vascular Electrophysiology Lab
Penn State Health
Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 3778
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.00 Shift: Day Hours: 8 Hour Shifts
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking an individual with experience in an Electrophysiology Lab to join our team as Electrophysiology Technologist!
Why Hershey Medical Center?
The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center's Heart and Vascular Institute has an excellent reputation as an international leader in the research, development and clinical use of heart pumps and artificial hearts. Penn State Health specialists are leading research and clinical trials to improve knowledge, care and treatment options for heart and vascular conditions.
Penn State Health is a growing health system that offers:
Benefits beginning day one
Excellent 401k with company match
Multiple time off programs to ensure our employees have access to strong life/work balance
Tuition reimbursement to provide our staff with the resources to grow
A collaborative and learning focused culture where our multi-disciplinary teams facilitate exemplary outcomes
Clinical Advancement ladder to help you continue to advance your expertise in the field
Responsible to work in a team setting to provide care to patients in the Electrophysiology Laboratories. Assist the EP Physicians during all EP procedures, EP studies, Cardioversions, Device Implants, Ablations, etc. Responsibilities
Essential Functions: The percentage of time spent performing essential functions is 95%. Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties: Operate EP recording systems. Demonstrate knowledge of intra-cardiac electrograms and understand the different arrhytmias on 12 lead ECG as well as basic intra-cardiac electrograms. Demonstrate basic hemodynamic knowledge and knowledge of placing 12 lead as well as 3-D mapping electrodes on patients. Scrub and assist physicians with devices and EP studies. Close pacemaker and ICD pockets, maintaining proper sterile techniques. Perform circulating role during ablations and devices. Maintain knowledge on proper defibrillatoin techniques. Operatate Stockert and Maestro Radiofrequency generators, Cryo generators and Stockert cool flow pump. Operate digital imaging system equipment. Set up trays for EP studies, ablations, and devices, maintaining proper sterile technique. Perform daily QI on equipment such as angiography and fluorscopy. Accurately document charging of supplies and procedures including all required regulatory documentation of implants (i.e. pacemakers, ICD's and leads).
Either: (A) Graduate of an EP Program, or (B) Graduate of a CVT Program plus 1 year of EP lab experience, or (C) Graduate of a CVT program plus 2 years of invasive cardiology experience required.
Must obtain RCES certification within 18 months from date of hire.
Must obtain BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications within 3 months from date of hire.
If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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