Providence Electrophysiology Technologist in Missoula, Montana
Providence is calling an Electrophysiology Technologist ( Cardiac Cath Lab , Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Correctly scrub, monitor and circulate on the following procedures: Electrophysiology Studies, Catheter Ablation (radiofrequency) - Atrial Fibrillation Supraventricular Tachycardia, Ventricular Tachycardia, Cardiac Mapping, Permanent Pacemaker Implantation, Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator, Implantable Loop Recorder, Pacemaker/ICD Pocket Closure Suture and Dressing, Laser Lead Extraction, Structural Heart - Left Atrial Appendage Closure, Pericardiocentesis, Cardioversion, Tilt Table, Transesophageal Echo, Intracardiac Echo, Insertion of Arterial/Venous Line, Central Line, Swan-Ganz, Vas Cath under the guidance of the physician, Sheath Removal and Puncture Site Dressing.
Utilize double patient identifiers, checks patient name and date of birth, allergy bands/blood bands.
Work as a team member, assist physicians and assist with interpretation of data collected.
Notify physician of rhythm changes during procedure.
Know location of necessary equipment and supplies.
Stock procedure rooms and maintains appropriate par stock levels.
Maintain radiation safety for patient and visitors, reduces radiation through utilization of radiation shields.
Wear radiation protection (lead apron) and dosimetry badge.
Check personal radiation protection (lead apron) annually, documenting results and notifying supervisor of defective equipment.
Perform fluoroscopy and document fluoro time and mGy, alerts physician every 15 minutes of fluoro use/time, under the direction of the Physician
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School Diploma or GED.
Associate's Degree in Cardiovascular or Radiographic technology
Either National Registry as a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (CCI) or alternatively a Registered Radiologic Technology (ARRT) licensed through the Montana Board of Radiologic Technologists.
RT license required, if ARRT.
National registry as a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist, Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist or a Registered Radiologic Technologist in good standing with ARRT with the Montana Board of Radiologic Technologists.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire.
2 years experience in a cardiovascular laboratory.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
1 year Special procedures or Cath Lab experience.
Electrophysiology technologist experience.
About the hospital you will serve.
St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians
Req ID: 269549