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Electrophysiology Technologist

Company: Geisinger
Location: Gouldsboro
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Electrophysiology Technologist
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Diagnostic Services
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: GWV Invasive Cardiac Laboratory Division
Date Posted: 09/01/2023
Job ID: R-51489
Job SummaryPerforms the daily operations in the Electrophysiology Laboratory; provides technical support during electrophydiology and pacemaker procedures; provides appropriate patient care during electrophydiology and pacemaker procedures. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range in their assigned clinical area.
Job Duties

  • Performs the daily procedures in the electrophysiology laboratory including radio-frequency catheter ablations, pacemaker implants, ICD implants, tilt table tests, direct current cardioversions, and intracardiac ultrasound- Doppler.
  • Maintains and troubleshoots electrophysiology laboratory equipment to assure operability and safety; calibrates equipment and performs routine preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Performs emergency therapeutic maneuvers during procedures.
  • Initiates life support techniques in the event of a cardiac and respiratory arrest including CPR, defibrillation, temporary pacemaker insertion and airway management.
  • Assists the physician in the preparation of the patient; assists during the procedure; and provides all appropriate services to safely and efficiently complete patient procedures.
  • Provides assistance in evaluation and analysis of pulse generators during pacemaker procedures and pacemaker clinic.
  • Analyzes and files electrocardiographic data utilizing digital computer analysis systems and paper filing systems.
  • Practices sterile technique preparing for procedure including scrubbing, applying surgical gown, gloving, draping and setup of instrument table.
  • Responsible for primary and secondary hemostasis during and after procedure.
  • Participates in departmental quality control and quaity assurance initiatives and Joint Commission-mandated educational programs.
  • Performs appropriate billing for services rendered or equipment used as related to electrophysiology.
  • Assists with the training and orientation within the department.
  • Assists with ongoing clinical research trials pertinent to the electrophysiology laboratory.Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
    Position DetailsThe schedule for this position is Monday through Friday 7:30AM-4PM. Occasionally this position requires a 6:30AM start time and 2 days per week are required to work on the late team. No weekends, no call, no major holidays. -Applicants who hold an ARRT certification as a Radiology Tech are required to maintain the ARRT certification. Geisinger cares about not only its patients and members but also about you and your family. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to ensure that you and your loved ones can maintain good health, achieve financial stability, and excel both personally and professionally. -Our benefits package includes: - -Comprehensive health insurance coverage starting on your first day of employment with three medical plan options, including flexible spending account (FSA) and health savings account (HSA) options -Life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverage paid for by the company -A competitive 401(k) plan with automatic Geisinger contributions beginning on your first day of employment -A generous paid time off (PTO) plan that allows you to accrue time quickly -Access to the MyHealth Rewards wellness program, which helps you improve your health and earn incentives -Support for families, including adoption assistance, paid parental leave, paid military leave, and a free membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones -We believe in creating a diverse and inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves. That's why we offer several Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), which provide opportunities for you to network and develop professionally. Our ERGs are open to all employees and are formed around common identities. - -To learn more about our benefit offerings, please visit: -
    EducationGraduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required), Associate's Degree-Healthcare Related Degree (Preferred)
    Certification(s) and License(s)Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist within 2 years of hire - Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI); Certified Radiology Technologist - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT); Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification within 6 months - American Heart Association (AHA)
    Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Electrophysiology Technologist, Other , Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania

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