Electrophysiology Technologist

Professional/Technical Bellevue, Washington


Description

ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY RN or TECHNOLOGIST I OR II - Full time

Integrity Compassion Accountability Respect Excellence

Overlake Medical Center is currently seeking a caring, compassionate, EP RN or Technologist to assist the Electrophysiologist in complex Electrophysiology (EP) procedures. Provides clinical and technology support to the physician in geometric mapping and treatment of various arrhythmias, as well as patient care and sedation; scrubbing, circulating, and monitoring during electrophysiology procedures. As needed, may assist cardiologists and radiologists in the various diagnostic and interventional procedures performed in the Cardiac Cath Laboratory and Vascular Interventional Radiology.

This position is a 1.0 (80 hours per pay period - pay biweekly)
Full time 10-hour shifts - DAY SHIFT

We offer employment opportunities with excellent benefits. We give our professionals the support and freedom they need to achieve an enviable work-life balance. We promote a patient centered team based approach to our care delivery ensuring that all staff members are working to their full potential.

Qualifications

RN:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Registered Nursing required, BSN preferred.
  • CPR and ACLS certification required.
  • Current WA state RN license
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills required
  • Sheath certification required
  • Malignant Hyperthermia training preferred.
  • Procedural sedation training and experience required.
  • Familiar with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and intracardiac ultrasound procedures required.
  • Knowledge of air embolus, cardiac perforation, and cardiac tamponade required.
  • Knowledge of cardiac pacing including intervals, programming and testing required.
  • Understand properties and use of the multiple catheter types specific to different arrhythmias and their treatment required.
  • Understanding of pathophysiology and propagation of complex intracardiac arrhythmias as well as treatment and complications of treatment required.
  • Knowledge and operation of three dimensional electrophysiology mapping systems required.

Technologist:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree or certificate through an accredited Radiology Program or Cardiovascular Technology program required.   Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • CPR and ACLS certification required.
  • ARRT (R) Registry and State Certification as Radiologic Technologist (RT) required; or, for CVTs, Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) is required. (EP Tech I can obtain RCIS or RCES within 6 months of hire.) For experience in lieu of degree, candidate must provide an employment verification letter documenting job title, dates of employment, and volume/type of Electrophysiology experience prior to start date.  In addition, obtaining Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) is required within 6 months of hire.
  • EP Tech I - Minimum of one year experience in a n electrophysiology laboratory, cardiac catheterization laboratory, or cardiac surgery required.
  • EP Tech II - Minimum of three years’ experience in an electrophysiology laboratory required. 
  • Certified Electrophysiology Specialist (CEPS) through the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) required. (EP Tech II)
  • 24 CME credits required bi-annually.
  • Familiar with Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy and intracardiac ultrasound procedures required.
  • Knowledge of air embolus, cardiac perforation, and cardiac tamponade required.
  • Knowledge of cardiac pacing including intervals, programming and testing required.
  • Understand properties and use of the multiple catheter types specific to different arrhythmias and their treatment required.
  • Understanding of pathophysiology and propagation of complex intracardiac arrhythmias as well as treatment and complications of treatment required. (EP Tech II)
  • Knowledge and operation of three dimensional electrophysiology mapping systems required. (EP Tech II)

Benefits

  • Free public transportation pass (ORCA orcacard.com)
  • Professional development
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Generous PTO
  • Medical, dental, vision
  • 2 part retirement plan including matching
  • Long term disability
  • Flex spending
  • Extended illness banked hours
  • Free parking
  • Employee Assistance program

Just a few of our employee perks

  • Cell phone plan discounts
  • Discounted Mariners and Sounders tickets
  • Computer discounts
  • Discounted lift tickets
  • Discounted movie tickets
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Free Seattle Art Museum passes
  • And much more

Overlake community

At Overlake, we believe exceptional patient care comes naturally when our staff feels respected, valued, and cared for. So we've cultivated a culture that feels like a community. In fact, we're more like a great big family. Our people will always be there for you. Our supportive environment and team of passionate professionals have earned the hospital its reputation as a healthcare leader in the region. We are truly committed to providing compassionate, high-quality patient care in a progressive and collaborative environment.

Applications now being accepted for those individuals committed to providing EXCELLENCE to our GROWING Eastside Community.

Overlake Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer