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Cardiac Electrophysiology Technologist - Cherry Hill Electrophysiology Lab

Providence Health & Services


Location:
Seattle, WA 98194
Date:
05/14/2020
2020-05-142020-06-13
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**Description:**
**Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Cardiac Electrophysiology Technologist (0.9 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Electrophysiology Lab at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.**
_The Cardiac Electrophysiologist assists assists the physician in the invasive testing and/or treatment of patients in the Electrophysiology Lab. Responsible for providing specialized technical support and assistance to the physician in the precise diagnostic mapping of patient-specific lesions, related testing and treatment of adult and pediatric patients. This position troubleshoots equipment problems and works closely with Clinical Engineering staff to maximize the functionality of the equipment and minimize downtime._
**In this position you will:**
+ Provides technical expertise on the operation of all of the equipment used in the Electrophysiology (EP) Lab including monitoring, recording and mapping systems and equipment used for ablations. Demonstrates a functional understanding of the radiology imaging equipment.
+ Demonstrates an understanding of the features of various catheters and other supplies used for EP procedures and is able to assist with complex cases.
+ Demonstrates a knowledge and ability to interpret complex cardiac rhythms during procedures in the EP lab.
+ Demonstrates a knowledge and ability to interpret hemodynamic pressures and wave forms.
+ Demonstrates the ability to safely scrub and assist the physician during the EP procedures including implantation of cardiac rhythm management device procedures.
**Qualifications:**
**Required qualifications for this position include:**
+ If qualifying as **Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist** :
+ Must be a graduate of a two-year invasive cardiology program or IBHRE endorsed certificate or degree program (at least twelve (12) month duration) or equivalent.
+ One (1) year of recent Invasive Cardiology Laboratory experience or graduate of certificate or degree program in Electrophysiology.
+ At the time of hire, is required to be certified by the Washington State Department of Health as a Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (CVIS); Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES); Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or Certified Electrophysiology Specialist (CEPS) required.
+ If qualifying as a **Radiologic Technologist** :
+ Must be a graduate of a Radiologic Technology program.
+ Must have two (2) years of cath lab/IR experience.
+ Must be licensed by Washington State as a Certified Radiologic Technologist, Diagnostic license required; Must have Radiologic Technologist registry by ARRT at time of hire; Within one year of entering the position must obtain one of the following: ARRT post primary certification (CI) Cardiac Interventional Radiography **-OR-** (VI) Vascular Interventional Radiography **-OR-** become certified by the Washington State Department of Health as a Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (CVIS).
+ Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
+ Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
**About the Cherry Hill Campus.**
What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.
**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits see our website for details**
https://caregiver.ehr.com
**Our Mission**
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
**About Us**
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, were committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
**Schedule:** Full-time
**Shift:** Day
**Job Category:** Other Licensed Technicians
**Location:** Washington-Seattle
**Work Locations:** Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122
**Req ID:** 253841
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