Want to be part of a growing program and work in a supportive and experienced team?
We have a CV/EP (cardiovascular electrophysiology) Technician position at Fairview Southdale Hospital (Edina, MN). This role is part of a multi-modality team, who performed over 4000 procedures in 2020.Will work both in CV and EP rooms, once oriented. Procedures done in the busy Cath Lab department include; Diagnostic and interventional EP procedures, Devices, Tilt tables, Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiac procedures, as well as TAVR, WATCHMAN, and Robotic PCI. Staff will rotate through scrubbing and monitoring procedures assisting the Cardiologist.
Position is 64 hours in two weeks. Benefit Eligible with competitive compensation.
Normal shift is from 8am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. This position will typically take overnight call one shift per week and must be available to stay late one other shift per week if needed. Weekend call is typically every 4th-5th weekend and one major and one minor holiday per year. Must be able to arrive at Hospital in Edina, MN within 30 minutes of being called in.
To be successful, the CV/EP Technologist must be able to understand and assist with Electrophysiology studies. Knows how to patch patients for various studies and is able to understand mapping and EKG images. Will be able to assist the physician with EP procedures, Devices, and structural heart procedures. Other duties include:
Operate monitor/recording equipment in all cardiac Cath lab procedures
Troubleshoots and corrects ECG tracing problems
Operates tableside C-arm controls
Records all patient and monitor data on event log according to established guidelines
Applies prescribed three major principals of radiation safety at all times
Recognizes rhythms and sudden hemodynamic changes
Ability to scrub in all procedures in Interventional and EP
Operates RF Ablation equipment
Monitor for EP studies/ablations, integrating use of EP mapping systems
Vocational training or Associates degree as Cardiovascular/Electrophysiology Technician (cardiovascular invasive technology)
Current CPR or BLS for healthcare providers by start date
Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time wearing a protective lead apron. Strong dexterity skills a plus.
Must be able to respond to the hospital within 30 minutes of receiving a page.
IF CVT (Must have RCIS or RCES within 1 year)
ACLS (upon completion of orientation at the site/job)
1 -3 year of experience working in an active EP Department. Experience with EP studies, ablations/mapping, and devices.
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