Gwinnett Hospital EP TECH ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY LAB(Job Id 4136) in Lawrenceville, Georgia

Work Type : PRN

Facility: GWINNETT MEDICAL CENTER

Other information:

Department: EP LAB GMC

Shift/Hours : 6:30a-5p

Summary:

Gwinnett Medical Center is setting a new standard of excellence in Healthcare. Come and join our team and be proud to serve the Northeast Atlanta Community. 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.

Responsibilities:

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

Capable of ordering and maintaining supplies

Knowledge of medical ethics

Good vision, hearing and manual dexterity; ability to transfer patients safely from wheelchair/stretchers to the procedure table

Knowledge of standard procedures in Electrophysiology Laboratory/Cardiac Cath Lab

Knowledge of pacemakers and defibrillators

Critical assessment and planning skills

Superior independent decision making skills in a wide range of situations

Ability to function autonomously, be self motivated and complete tasks in a timely manner

Knowledge of ECG rhythm interpretation

Complete individualized training and continuing staff education through orientation process and competency assessment

Personal computer skills

Interpersonal communication skills with associates, physicians, customers, volunteers, and community individuals

Response time within 30 minutes for on-call

Education:

Nonessential:

  • MASTER DEGREE

Credentials:

Essential:

  • REG CARDIOVAS INVASIV SPEC-CCI

  • BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

Nonessential:

  • ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT

REQNUMBER: 4136