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UnityPoint Health Electrophisiology Tech-Cardiac Cath Lab-Lutheran in Des Moines, Iowa

The EP Technician works with other members of the health care team to provide diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to patients in the Electrophysiology Laboratory. Working with the physician, this person is able to operate the specialized equipment and to recognize the many conditions that occur in the diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias. The EP Technician comes to the EP lab with a varied healthcare experience and is able to use that experience and skill set in other areas of the Cath Lab as directed. Successful performance contributes to a holistic approach to the delivery of services, improved patient care, and a high level of satisfaction from patients and families.

  • Performs the various duties associated to the procedures performed in the EP Lab related to the diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias.

  • Prepping patients and set-up, scrubbing in, monitoring equipment and recording electrical stimulations of pre and post ablation procedures, and direct patient care.

  • Communicates effectively with patients, families, physicians, and healthcare team members.

  • Carries out physician orders within the hospital policy and legal limitations.

  • Demonstrates self-development in keeping abreast of current technology and procedures as they relate to the EP Lab.

  • Responsible for maintaining supplies and equipment in the EP Lab.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

Eighteen (18) years of age or older

High school diploma or GED equivalent CVT, RTR, EMT-P, Registered Electrophysiology Specialist or EP Technician

Successful completion of Cardiac Rhythms and 12 lead EKG course

Experience:

Prefer completion of one year of hospital experience in a patient care area.

License(s)/Certification(s):

ACLS

Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

· Must be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse professional, educational and lifestyle backgrounds.

· Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.

· Multicultural Sensitivity

· Microsoft Office-basic computer skills

· Critical thinking skill using independent judgement in making decisions

Other:

Position requires on-call. Must be able to arrive within 30 minutes of call-in when on a call shift.

Must own a telecom device capable of receiving call-in pages

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Requisition ID: 2021-94910

Street: 1200 Pleasant St

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Posting Minimum: USD $23.28/Hr.

Name: Cardiac Cath Lab- Luth

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Days, 40 hours/week

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org

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