Electrophysiology Technologist - Cath Lab

PeaceHealth - Springfield, OR

PeaceHealth is seeking a Electrophysiology Technologist - Cath Lab for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 10 HoursOffering up to $10,000 for relocation.

Req ID: 175122 

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

Works within the scope of the Electrophysiology Technologist to provide individualized, safe and efficient patient care.  Works collaboratively with all other healthcare team members toward the best outcomes for the patient and the organization.  Performs invasive procedures in concert with a cardiologist or a radiologist.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Assess and implement patient care within scope of education and/or licensure in concert with Cardiologist or Radiologist. 
  2. Provide direct patient care.  Performs related radiographic/fluoroscopic imaging techniques to demonstrate catheter location, position and document findings.
  3. Assists the physician to position, manipulate and prepare catheters and guide wires prior to and during the procedures.
  4. Document patient care in health record according to department standards.
  5. Prepares and maintains sterile field, monitors and records patient condition and procedures progress.
  6. Ensures own professional effectiveness through continued education and professional development.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS (required unless otherwise designated)

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an accredited Cardiovascular Secondary Education Program or Radiologic Technologist Program or a combination of education and experience that provides the incumbent with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of previous experience with clinical electrophysiology is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
  • CVTs with only on-the-job training must have a minimum of two years of interventional cardiovascular hospital experience.

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:            

  • Radiologic Technologists must be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (A.R.R.T.) and have an applicable state Radiologic Technologist license.  Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES), Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS), or Certified Electrophysiology Specialist (CEPS) preferred.
  • Cardiovascular Technologists (CVT) without A.R.R.T. must have a current Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist license (CVIS) through state of practice and must have a current registration as Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES), Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or Certified Electrophysiology Specialist (CEPS)  through the applicable credentialing agency.
  • BLS is required upon hire.
  • ACLS must be obtained within a standard grace period from hire or transfer, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements, or upon hire.

 

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Computer experience required.
  • Must have complete understanding of vascular and related organ anatomy.
  • Must be able to monitor patient blood pressure, ECG, and Pulse Oximetry using sophisticated clinical equipment.
  • Must be able to perform work during periods of crisis and emergency situations. Requires "after hours" call duty as assigned.
  • Must be able to lift or move moderate to heavy loads such as patients and mobile equipment on a routine basis.
  • Must be able to work effectively in a confined workspace.
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job.

 

RIVERBEND PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires normal exertion from 34 to 65% of the time. 
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.              
  • Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants; extreme cold or heat, sharp instruments such as kitchen knives, scalpels, etc..; or dangerous equipment; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more               
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

 

 

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.  

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Springfield community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Springfield, SHMC at Riverbend (420)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 10 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $39.88, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Advanced Cardiac Life Support; American Registry of Radiologic Technologist; Basic Life Support; Oregon Board of Medical Imaging Registration

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Springfield || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support || Technician / Technologist || Full Time || DIAGNOSTIC SVCS


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