Providence Health & Services Electrophysiology Technologist (on call) in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling an on call Electrophysiology Technologist (EP Tech) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.
The Electrophysiology Technologist will assist cardiovascular Physicians in performing and completing invasive diagnostic therapeutic cardiovascular procedures in Labs using a variety of complicated/advanced equipment, monitors, devices and supplies.
In this position you will:
Be responsible for patient care in electrophysiology labs.
Be responsible pre-operative preparations.
Be responsible for obtaining patient status reports from Nursing Units, SP Documentation Sheet information, Permit, lad studies, Physician orders, IV site, pre-op medications, allergies, contrast history/information/teaching, vital signs.
Maintain communication with family and/or significant others before, during and after procedure.
Assist in troubleshooting and minor equipment repair in Labs.
Participate in the Quality Improvement Program and be knowledgeable in its components and results that affect patient care and quality control issues.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Knowledge base of Hospital radiology techniques, theory, and procedures
Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, invasive cardiovascular practices/techniques/pressures, basic EKG analysis and emergency protocols/BLS.
Ability to deal tactfully and compassionately with patients/families/significant others under potentially stressful conditions
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Graduate from an accredited school with supervised clinical experience in invasive electrophysiological procedures
New graduates must complete registry within 1 year of hire
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 6 months of hire
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within 6 months of hire
American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)
Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)
Previous Special Procedures/Cath Lab Cardiovascular Technician experience
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
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Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Cath Lab
Req ID: 159833