Electrophysiology (EP) Specialist at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    10/12/2019
  • Job ID:
    19014952
  • Job Family
    Cath Lab/Special Procedures
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Job Description


Description

Electrophysiology (EP) Specialist AdventHealth Shawnee Mission  

 
Location Address:

9100 West 74th Street, Merriam, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
Work Hours/Shift:
4 - 10hr Shifts
7:00am - 5:30pm 
NO CALL
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Demonstrates through behavior, Shawnee Mission Health core values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.
  • Maintains expertise with EP technologies and procedures. Maintains clinical expertise in the field of electrophysiology.
  • Contributes to overall quality of EP program and cath lab procedures and participates in EP quality performance initiatives.
  • Assists with ordering of supplies and maintaining adequate EP supply par levels in conjunction with product coordinator or director.
  • Facilitates clinical resource management for EP charge codes and procedures.
  • Possesses EP skill set while keeping current with emerging trends, educates and shares knowledge with team members within department to increase independence. Educates staff and assists to hold accountable to meet progressive EP program goals.
  • Assures availability of EP procedures in a timely fashion for optimum patient care and services. Responsible for ensuring all supplies/device reps/anesthesia/support are available for each case.
  • Works under JCAHO, OSHA, and state standards with documentation in regards to cardiac EP/cath lab.
  • Incorporates patient, physician, customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action for EP population.
  • As a technologist, transfers and positions patients; utilizes sterile technique, initiates and assists in controlling Code Blue procedures if called, cleans and disinfects equipment in procedure room.


Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Associate’s Degree or Graduate of a Technical School
  • 2 Years of Position-Related Experience
  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association
  • ACLS obtained through the American Heart Association
  • Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) must be obtained within 1 year if  has prior ablation experience
  • Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) must be obtained within 2 years if no ablation experience
  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) OR
  • Registered Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) and Kansas Licensed Radiologic Technologist (LRT) OR
  • Kansas Registered Nurse License and Kansas Licensed Radiologic Technologist (LRT)
 
 
Job Summary:

Under the direction of a cardiologist, the EP Specialist performs EP procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail.  The EP Specialist will be proficient in all aspects of the Electrophysiology procedures and area in preparation, assessment, documentation and monitoring consistent with the policies and procedures of the hospital and department.  The EP Specialist has the latitude for independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative.  The EP specialist will assist in coordinating cases in the EP lab in collaboration with the Charge RN or CV Technologist.  The EP Specialist will participate in Performance Improvement initiatives to enhance patient outcomes, registry outcomes and facilitation of seamless care.  Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. 

A four-week notice is required for resignation/transfer, as well as any change in employment status resulting in decreased hours work due to the specialty of this position.



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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