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Electrophysiology Technologist - Cath Lab

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  10 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Vancouver
State:  WA

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 Hours.

Req ID: 168709 

 

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.

    Prepares and maintains sterile field, monitors and records patient condition and procedures progress.

    Ensures own professional effectiveness through continued education and professional development.

    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 International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) 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 International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) 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.

 

 

COMMUNITY/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

PeaceHealth – Southwest Medical Center:

  • Cardiovascular Technologists (CVT) without A.R.R.T. and without RCES, RCIS, or IBHRE must have an Associate of Science Degree in EP and must obtain CVIS license from Washington state and RCES, RCIS, or IBHRE within 90 days of hire.

 

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 Vancouver community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

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

 

Location: Vancouver, Southwest Medical Center (150)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 10 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $37.36, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Basic Life Support; Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist - Washington

 

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: Vancouver || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support || Technician / Technologist || Full Time || DIAGNOSTIC SVCS


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