UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center - Main Campus

Cardiac Electrophysiology Technologist

2 months ago(10/14/2017 4:42 PM)
ID
2017-7307
Type
Full Time
Department
7414 EP Lab
FTE
1.00
Shift
1st, Days
US-WA-Seattle
New Grads?
No

Overview

Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.  We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

  • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
  • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
  • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
  • The Stroke Care Excellence Award
  • Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. 

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. 

Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. 

As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

 

We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE

 

UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

The Electrophysiology Technologist prepares for and assists the physician in the testing and/or treatment of patients in the Electrophysiology Lab procedures. She/he performs as a monitor tech and scrub tech, maintaining sterile technique.

 

Qualifications

Educational Background

 

  • High School diploma or equivalent GED required, plus:
  • Completion of formal training from an AMA-approved Cardiovascular Technology Program preferred.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

 

  • Requires the following certification/licensure: (RCIS) must obtain within 9 months of hire.
  • Requires a current Washington State licensure for a Surgical Technologist within 90 days of hire.
  • Requires within two years of hire the completion and passing of either the examination for a Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) or the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) exam.
  • Requires current ACLS, must obtain within 90 days of hire.

Work Experience

 

  • Requires at least 6 months cardiac internship during education.
  • Requires Prior EP experience in a technical capacity.

Special Training / Skills

 

  • Knowledge of sterile and aseptic techniques.
  • Able to demonstrate the knowledge of skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.

Physical Abilities

 

  • Able to move and position patients in a safe manner; move freely about the department and hospital; stand and/or walk for approximately 80% of the shift.
  • Able to differentiate color, preferred.
  • Able to respond to visual and auditory emergency alarms

Physical Demand Level: Medium

In an 8-hour workday, must be able to

Lift / Carry

20 to 50 pounds occasionally

10 to 25 pounds frequently

up to 10 pounds constantly

 

As required, must be able to-

Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders.
Push and Pull.
Perform fine motor functions.
Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.

 

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