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Electrophysiology (EP) Technologist - FT, Days

Company: Prisma Health
Location: Greenville
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.Job SummaryThe EP Tecnologist utilizing highly specialized knowledge, provides direct and indirect patient care facilitating electrophysiology procedures through room preparation, patient preparation. Assists physicians with procedures in scrubbing, monitoring and circulating roles. Demonstrates knowledge of intracardiac electrical signals and 3-D mapping systems.
Provides patient/family centered care within scope of practice. Demonstrates clinical competency utilizing evidence based practices/research in all areas of Electrophysiology. Adheres to all compliance and policy/procedures of the organization. The Electrophysiology department schedule may require late stay shifts and on-call work.Accountabilities

  • Accomplishes monitoring duties. Understands mechanics of arrhythmias. Understands mapping techniques for ablation of arrhythmias. Monitors patient's electrocardiogram and reports rhythm disturbances to physician. Monitor and record intracardiac and intravascular pressures. - 40%
  • Accomplishes scrub duties. Practices sterile techniques. Ensures tasks are accomplished efficiently and accurately. Assists and anticipates needs of physician. - 25%
  • Prepares procedure room using infection control guidelines. Ensures radiation protection techniques are followed. Performs accurate set-up of EP equipment. Ensures proper use of RF generator and stimulator. Accurately places electrodes, defibrillator and appropriate ground pads on patient for monitoring. Checks prep for accuracy. Checks patient chart for correct permit. Performs quality equipment checks daily. - 15%
  • Assists with recovery duties. Obtains hemostasis as needed. Safely returns patients to room or nursing unit after procedure when necessary. Checks for pedal pulse and bleeding. Ensures that patient is comfortable. Ensures other team members are informed of patient status as needed. - 5%
  • Orders and restocks supplies as needed. Retrieves supplies from Central Supply and Material Services as needed. Compares case load and on-hand supplies and obtains needed supplies. Ensures instruments are cleaned and prepared for Central Supply per department Policy and Infection Control. - 5%
  • Ensures appropriate surveillance of assigned patients; identifies barriers related to specific care issues and seeks assistance as appropriate, thereby maintaining quality and patient safety. - 5%
  • Maintains professional licensure and takes personal accountability for maintaining competency through education and professional activities. - 5%
  • For individuals credentialed as RCIS, the following job duties from the RCIS Scope of Practice may be included after competency demonstrated to physician: Venous access, vascular sheath exchange, suturing of implantable cardiac device pocket, and manipulation of intracardiac catheters with physician supervisionSupervisory/Management ResponsibilityThis is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director, or executive.Minimum Requirements
    • Successful completion of a health sciences program
    • 1 year Cath Lab experienceRequired Certifications/Registrations/Licenses
      • R-ARRT(Radiology registry with the American Registry of Radiology Technologists) or RCIS (Registered Cardiovasular Invasive Specialist)
      • SCRQSAIn Lieu Of The Above Minimum RequirementsMilitary or certificate program with 2 years cardiovascular experience may be considered. Eligible for RCIS with completion within 1 year.Team members employed in this 11/8/2020 are grandfathered under prior educational and experience requirements.Other Required Skills and Experience
        • BLS and ACLS
        • RCIS or RCES preferred
        • Arrthymia Competency
        • Basic Computer Skills
        • Data Entry Skills
        • Patient EquipmentWork ShiftDay (United States of America)LocationPatewood Memorial HospitalFacility1046 Patewood HospitalDepartment10467146 ElectrophysiologyShare your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

Keywords: Prisma Health, Greenville , Electrophysiology (EP) Technologist - FT, Days, Other , Greenville, South Carolina

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