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AdventHealth Electrophysiology (EP) Specialist in Shawnee, Kansas

Description

Electrophysiology (EP) Specialist AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address:

9100 West 74th Street, Merriam, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962

  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility

  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

4 - 10hr Shifts

7:00am - 5:30pm

NO CALL

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Demonstrates through behavior, Shawnee Mission Health core values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.

  • Maintains expertise with EP technologies and procedures. Maintains clinical expertise in the field of electrophysiology.

  • Contributes to overall quality of EP program and cath lab procedures and participates in EP quality performance initiatives.

  • Assists with ordering of supplies and maintaining adequate EP supply par levels in conjunction with product coordinator or director.

  • Facilitates clinical resource management for EP charge codes and procedures.

  • Possesses EP skill set while keeping current with emerging trends, educates and shares knowledge with team members within department to increase independence. Educates staff and assists to hold accountable to meet progressive EP program goals.

  • Assures availability of EP procedures in a timely fashion for optimum patient care and services. Responsible for ensuring all supplies/device reps/anesthesia/support are available for each case.

  • Works under JCAHO, OSHA, and state standards with documentation in regards to cardiac EP/cath lab.

  • Incorporates patient, physician, customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action for EP population.

  • As a technologist, transfers and positions patients; utilizes sterile technique, initiates and assists in controlling Code Blue procedures if called, cleans and disinfects equipment in procedure room.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Associate’s Degree or Graduate of a Technical School

  • 2 Years of Position-Related Experience

  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association

  • ACLS obtained through the American Heart Association

  • Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) must be obtained within 1 year if has prior ablation experience

  • Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) must be obtained within 2 years if no ablation experience

  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) OR

  • Registered Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) and Kansas Licensed Radiologic Technologist (LRT) OR

  • Kansas Registered Nurse License and Kansas Licensed Radiologic Technologist (LRT)

Job Summary:

Under the direction of a cardiologist, the EP Specialist performs EP procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. The EP Specialist will be proficient in all aspects of the Electrophysiology procedures and area in preparation, assessment, documentation and monitoring consistent with the policies and procedures of the hospital and department. The EP Specialist has the latitude for independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative. The EP specialist will assist in coordinating cases in the EP lab in collaboration with the Charge RN or CV Technologist. The EP Specialist will participate in Performance Improvement initiatives to enhance patient outcomes, registry outcomes and facilitation of seamless care. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

A four-week notice is required for resignation/transfer, as well as any change in employment status resulting in decreased hours work due to the specialty of this position.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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