Electrophysiology Tech

| Orlando, FL, USA
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Position Summary

At Orlando Health, we are ordinary people with extraordinary individuality, working together to bring help, healing and hope to those we serve. By daily embodying our over 100-year legacy, we reinforce our reputation as a trusted and respected healthcare organization that delivers professional and compassionate care to our patients, families and communities. Through our award-winning hospitals and ERs, specialty institutes, urgent care centers, primary care practices and outpatient facilities, our 27,000+ team members serve communities that span Florida's east to west coasts and beyond.

Orlando Health is committed to providing you with benefits that go beyond the expected, with career-growing FREE education programs and well-being services to support you and your family through every stage of life. We begin your benefits on day one and offer flexibility wherever possible so that you can be present for your passions. "Orlando Health Is Your Best Place to Work" is not just something we say, it's our promise to you.

Orlando Health is recruiting Electrophysiology Technologists across the hospital system and locations with a variety of different schedules to best accommodate your needs. The Electrophysiology Technologist performs diagnostic imaging and related procedures to demonstrate anatomy for interpretation and/or intervention for cardiovascular procedures

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

• Works under the supervision of a preceptor and/or charge personnel.• Delivers appropriate patient care and demonstrates competency while assessing patient conditions, age specific needs while ensuring successful completion of procedures and protocols.• Ensure the patient's understanding of procedure performed, provides patient and family education while ensuring the patient's needs, safety and comfort are met while in the EP Lab.• Demonstrates knowledge and use of Bloom stimulator and physician EP protocols.• Acquires patient's clinical history and assures that the information is accurately documented. Verifies report and records for completeness and accuracy of the patient involved in the study. Archives and amends demographic information to appropriate storage media.• Positions patient, equipment, associated devices and manipulates technical factors to achieve high quality images and signals for interpretation.• Assesses processed images for technical quality and patient identification, ensuring that all relative anatomy is demonstrated.• Applies principals of radiation safety and protection to minimize exposure to the patient, self, and others.• Provides physiological and hemodynamic monitoring during diagnostic and interventional procedures.• Supports the physician as a scrub assistant for Electrophysiology Studies, Ablations, and Cardiac Implant procedures.• Demonstrates knowledge of aseptic and sterile technique.• Documents patient care as related to a procedural area in a knowledgeable, skillful, and consistent manner meeting all required and regulatory standards. Communicates any changes as necessary. This includes but not limited to: patient assessment, education, medication administration, treatments and patient safety.• Demonstrates competency to evaluate and obtain hemostasis of a vessel post procedure.• Maintains use of customer service skills in communication with all staff, visitors, patients, and co-workers.• Performs all duties as necessary to assure patient satisfaction.• Ensures case turnover time to be within established department standards by maintaining proper workflow and prioritizing patient care.• Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.• Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures

• Electrophysiology Tech I demonstrates awareness of department process improvement activities, legal issues, patients rights and compliance with the standards of regulatory and accrediting agencies. • Demonstrates good judgment and decision making skills as required or will solicit preceptor or supervisory input. • Practices efficient use of supplies and maintains a clean, safe, well stocked, and organized work area. • Attends a minimum of two staff development in-services, as well as department meetings, and assumes the responsibility for professional development and continuing education to achieve and/or maintain licensure and/or certification.• Participates in the process to ensure that all OSHA, JCAHO, FDA regulations are adhered to within the department. • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education/Training

A graduate of an accredited school of:

• Respiratory Care (RRT) or (CRT), or

• Radiological Technology (RT), or

• Cardiovascular Technology (CVT).

Licensure/Certification

Maintain current BLS certification.

The following licensure or certification is required depending on the corresponding education above:

• CVT - None required

• RRT- Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Licensed by the State of Florida (Department of Health). Renewed Bi-annually.

• CRT- Certified by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Licensed by the State of Florida (Department of Health). Renewed Bi-annually.

• RT- Valid Florida state license renewed every two years required. Valid American registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification. Renewed yearly.

Experience

The Electrophysiology Tech I is the entry level position for technical personnel in the EP Lab.

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