EP Cardio Vascular Tech, III - Electrophysiology

Description

JOB SUMMARY
  • The EP Cardio Tech, III facilitates quality management of the care of patients undergoing ICD and Pacemaker interrogation. These procedures require the management of patients undergoing various tests associated with the Device Clinic and require the ability to work closely with internal and external departments such as the stress lab, CHF clinic, EP Clinic and lab, and nuclear medicine. This position is also responsible for tracking outcomes and maintaining a database of device patients. Keeps current on medical and patient care devices associated with this service. Maintains close ties with contacts at different facilities and with manufacturers to gather information on devices, passing this information on to staff. Creates and implements teaching programs and curricula. Compiles and evaluates data and maintains records and supplies. Maintains customer/patient flow. May be required to travel to outreach device clinics as assigned. Inpatient hospital devices interrogations. Potential for weekend, holiday coverage, and after-hours coverage. Performs other related job duties as assigned.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines
  • Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization
  • Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures
  • Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)
  • Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.
  • Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.
  • Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver's License and meet auto insurability requirements as approved by Phoebe Putney Health System's insurance company.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.
  • May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.
  • May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.
  • May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.
  • May be scheduled as needed including overtime


Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • 2 year / Associate Degree in Nursing (Required) OR Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) OR Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) Required.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • 2 years Related field (Required)
CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURES
  • Required Certifications/Licensures: Registered Nurse (RN) must have a current Georgia license. OR Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES), OR Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) Required.
  • Certifications/Licensures: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS) Required, IBHRE certified (International Board of Health Rhythm Examiners) Preferred
GENERAL SKILLS
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Customer Relations
  • Mathematical
  • Analytical
  • Grammar / Spelling
  • Read / Comprehend Written Instructions
  • Follow Verbal Instructions
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • General Clerical Skills
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Have near normal vision - Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors
  • Have good - manual dexterity and eye-hand-foot coordination
  • Ability to perform - repetitive tasks/motion
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Standing - Continuously within shift (67-100%)
  • Walking - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Sitting - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Bending/Stooping - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Twist at waist - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Lift/carry > 20 lbs with assistance - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)