Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 5/6/2021

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion, and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

POSITION SUMMARY:

(Briefly describe the overall purpose of this position - Why does it exist and how does it contribute to the overall organization?)

  • The EP Technologist is responsible for supporting the EP Lab under the direct supervision of the medical staff and charge nurse. They function as the radiologic technologist during the procedures and are responsible for the inventory and the operation of all x-ray equipment to include the radiation safety of both the patient and staff. All other duties as assigned.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

(Use bullets for specific responsibilities)

  • Functions as a support technologist within the EP Lab
  • Responsible for setting up and operating all clinical and computer equipment pertaining to the care of the patient in the EP Lab
  • Operate and provide technical support for the following:

- Electrophysiological Recording System

- Cardiac Pacemakers, Defibrillators (ICDs), and Cardioversions

- Radio Frequency Cardiac Ablation Equipment

- Navigational Mapping Systems

- Holter and Event Monitors

- EP systems to include CPACS

- Operating the x-ray equipment to include QC, technique, collimation, and panning of the table

- Radiation Safety to include monitoring and logging dose, and the safety of patient and staff

- Other equipment as assigned

  • May be required to scrub in invasive EP procedures
  • Provides and promotes education, consultation as needed to other health care team members
  • Supports Medical Center initiatives for performance improvement
  • Assures the proper preventive and corrective maintenance for the EP equipment in accordance with medical center policy
  • Responsible for inventory control within the EP Lab in concert with Materials Management and utilizing the inventory management system
  • Prepares and assists with patients undergoing EP procedures including clerical as well as patient transport responsibilities
  • Assists with use of fluoroscopic equipment during EP procedures
  • Responsible for setup and breakdown of room following procedures including appropriate disposal of potential biohazard materials, safe and appropriate handling of reusable supplies and preparation of reusable supplies for sterilization
  • Shall be accountable for maintaining the confidentiality and security of all hospital-related, medical staff-related, and patient data and information
  • Shall be accountable for abiding by all relevant hospital policies and procedures
  • Complete all annual mandatory testing and competencies as directed
  • Maintain licensure/certification and CEUs as required
  • Attend assigned meetings
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.

1. Commits to recognize and respect cultural diversity for all customers (internal and external).

2. Communicates effectively with internal and external customers with respect of differences in cultures, values, beliefs and ages, utilizing interpreters when needed.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

(Examples: Ability to work independently and take initiative; Good judgment and problem solving skills; Communication skills; Interpersonal and organizational skills; Level of confidentiality)

  • Provides superior customer service to internal and external clients, customers, and patients as referenced in the “Service Excellence Standards”
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to facilitate efficient and courteous communication with patients and hospital staff
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Good judgment and problem solving skills

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

Education: Associate Degree Required. BS in healthcare or other related degree preferred

Experience (Type & Length): 1 to 3 years of clinical experience in electrophysiology lab or catheterization lab preferred

Certification/Licensure: Massachusetts Sate Radiologic Technologist License, and ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) license required. BLS & ACLS Required

  1. Software/Hardware: Microsoft word and excel, and PACS
  2. Other: Proficient typist

Additional Information

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic

Important COVID message

Please note, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence, and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled, and professional way.

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