Jan 21, 2022

Electrophysiology Technologist Invasive

  • Children's National Hospital
  • Washington, DC, USA

Job Description

Electrophysiology Technologist Invasive - (210003ZY)

Description

The Electrophysio Technologist Invasive is responsible to assist physicians during cardiac catheterization procedure, obtain and document data pertinent to cardiac care diagnosis, and treatment. Will perform a variety of technical and research duties as related to the cardiac catheterization lab under the direction of the senior technologist and physician.

Qualifications

Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED .

Minimum Work Experience
3 years At least 3 years of experience in the field of cardiology or equivalent schooling and experience. .

Required Skills/Knowledge
Ability to function in a high pressure atmosphere with minimal supervision, emotional stability.

Required Licenses and Certifications
Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Specific Requirements and Preferences
Preferred certification as a Registered Cardiovascular Technician or Cardiolpulmunary Technologist. Registration in CCI, NACP, NSCPT preferred. .

Functional Accountabilities
Procedure Management
  • Operate hemodynmic equipment such as physiological monitor, cardiac output computer, electrophysiology equipment.
  • Prep patient site per protocol.
  • Assist physician with percutaneous and cutdown procedures into arteries and veins; intracardiac electrophysiology testing, including rapid pacing techniques: temporary and permanent pacemaker insertion.
  • Perform blood gas analysis.
  • Assist Cath Lab RN in nursing care of patients pertaining to provision of medication, vital signs, and airway management.
  • Assist with research protocols assigned by physician.
Operations Maintenence
  • Perform quality control checks in laboratory to assure proper equipment functions.
  • Daily checks of defibrillator and respiratory equipment in the absence of the Cath Lab RN.
  • Clean Cath Lab with appropriate solution.
  • Resterilize used equipment per policy.
  • Turn off all equipment and secure lab, following last procedure of the day.
Inventory
  • Maintain equipment and supplies at levels specified by Director.
  • Stock supplies in cath lab from in-house and warehouse services.
Filing
  • Assist in filing of cath reports.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification
  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

Teamwork/Communication
  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things

Safety
  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Primary Location

: District of Columbia-WASHINGTON

Work Locations

: Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010

Job

: Allied Health

Organization

: Heart InstituteRegular / Temporary: R (Regular)Position Status: FT - Full-TimeShift: DayWork Schedule: M-F 7a-330p w/rotating call

Job Posting

: Dec 27, 2021, 10:00:00 PM