The cardiovascular Technologist (CVT) - Electrophysiology Lab possesses a thorough knowledge and ability to understand, demonstrate, and administer all procedures specific to cardiovascular technology. Sets up and operates specialized equipment to include: physiological data recording system and related computers, programmable stimulators, mapping system, and various generators for ablation procedures. The CVT is responsible for assisting the cardiologists, surgeons, and interventional radiologists in all specialized non-invasive and invasive patient procedures performed in the cardiac cath lab, interventional radiology in the performance of EP lab procedures by, analyzing electrocardiograph data, perform program stimulation of the heart, induce and terminate cardiac arrhythmia by overdrive pacing or DC cardioversion, apply energy to catheters for purposes of arrhythmia ablation, create 3D maps of cardiac chambers to evaluate electrical conduction of tachycardia. Assist the cardiologists in the performance of invasive procedures related to intra-cardiac defibrillators and pacemakers. Enter resulting AICD procedural data into ACC database. Possess a thorough knowledge and ability to understand, demonstrate, and administer all procedures specific to cardiovascular technology. Responsible for assisting the cardiologist in all specialized non-invasive, and invasive patient procedures. Possess a thorough knowledge and ability to understand, demonstrate, and administer all procedures specific to cardiovascular technology. Responsible for assisting the cardiologist in all specialized non-invasive and invasive patient procedures. Speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health.
|Minimum Education: ||As required by certification and/or licensure|
|Preferred Education: ||Bachelors Degree in health care or related field|
|Minimum Experience: ||0 - 1 year as Cath/EP Tech|
Documented competency in interpretation of EKG and hemodynamic
|Preferred Experience: ||2 - 3 years as Cath/EP Tech|
|Required Certification: ||American Heart Association recognized Advanced Cardiac Life Support |
American Heart Association recognized BLS - Healthcare Provider
Certified Electrophysiology Specialist (CEPS) or Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)
|Preferred Certification: ||Not Applicable|
|Required License: ||Not Applicable|
|Preferred License: ||Not Applicable|
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