Fairview Health Services Cardiovascular Electrophysiology CV/EP Technician (Eligible for Bonus up to $3000) in Edina, Minnesota

Overview

CV/EP electrophysiology Technician working at Fairview Southdale Hospital (Edina, MN) will be part of a multi-modality team, whom serviced over 2,300 patients in 2017. Will work in both CV and EP rooms with primary responsibility eventually falling in EP (once trained). 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 80 hours in two weeks. Benefit Eligible.

Normal shift is from 08:00 - 16:30 Monday through Friday. This position will typically take overnight call one shift per week and 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.

Sign on Bonus may be available up to $ 3,000 dependent on years of experience in EP and may be pro-rated based on authorized hours/FTE hired into. Relocation monies may be available.

Responsibilities/Job Description

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

Keywords; cardiovascular, Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES), interventional cardiac, Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS), Imaging, Radiology Electrophysiology, Cardio vascular tech,

Qualifications

Required:

  • Vocational training or Associates degree as Cardiovascular/Electrophysiology Technician

  • 1 year of experience working in an active EP Department. Experience with EP studies, ablations/mapping, and devices.

  • 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 (within 1 year)

Preferred:

  • 3-5 years of experience working in an active EP department, with experience in EP studies, ablations/mapping and devices.

  • Accredited schooling

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-21824

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Clinical Support Staff

Location Fairview Southdale Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Cardiac Cath Lab