Gwinnett Hospital EP TECHNICIAN EP LAB(Job Id 1679) in Lawrenceville, Georgia

Work Type : FULL TIME

Facility: GWINNETT MEDICAL CENTER

Other information:

Department: EP LAB GMC

Shift/Hours :

Position Summary:

Assists in performing interventional electrophysiology procedures in the cardiovascular and peripheral systems, and heart of patients to aid physician in diagnosis and treatment of heart disorders in the EP Labs. These EP Lab procedures include arrhythmia ablations and device implants, such as, automatic intra-cardiac defibrillators and pacemakers. The EP/Cath lab Technician will also assist during procedures in the cath lab, such as, left heart catherizations, right heart catherizations, coronary interventions such as, atherectomy, angioplasty, stent placement, and other procedures performed with in the cath lab, such as, carotid , renal, and peripheral angiogram and interventions. Provides quality patient care to patients undergoing invasive procedures. Assist EP nurse in the handling and care of patients undergoing these procedures. Prepares patient for test and explains procedures. Conducts tests to aid in diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular systems using a variety of specialized electronic test equipment, recording devices, and laboratory instruments. Anticipates possible problems or complications and responds appropriately. Trains others in techniques and procedures used in the lab. Processes all required documentation, has knowledge of all supplies and the contents of each stockroom.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years of invasive cardiac procedures within the past three years

  • Registered Radiologic Technologist or Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist

  • Undergraduate Degree in health related science

  • Knowledge of cardiac cath, electrophysiology, and interventional procedures pertaining to physics, equipment operation, equipment care, and procedure accessories

  • Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology

  • Knowledge of advanced hemodynamics

  • Proficient medical terminology for documentation purposes

  • Knowledge of sterile technique and asepsis


  • Knowledge of contrast media administration, reactions and injection methods

  • BCLS/ACLS certification

Education:

Nonessential:

  • BACHELOR DEGREE

Credentials:

Essential:

  • RADIOLOGY

  • BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

Nonessential:

  • REG CARDIOVAS INVASIV SPEC-CCI

REQNUMBER: 1679