Cardiovascular Technologist - EP

Allina Health

Allina Health

St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023

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Date Posted:

September 21, 2023


38015007 Mercy EP Lab


Day (United States of America)

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Job Summary:

Assists physician during diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular, electrophysiology or peripheral vascular procedures, including circulating, scrubbing, monitoring and hemodynamic monitoring/recording. Follows department policies to maintain a safe, efficient environment while caring for the patient.

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Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities
  • Effectively operates laboratory equipment
    • Prepares and operates equipment within department, manufacturer and federal guidelines.
    • Performs quality control and basic troubleshooting as needed.
    • Promptly reports all equipment problems to appropriate source.
  • Performs scrub role activities
    • Ensures a safe and sterile environment for the patient.
    • Practices aseptic technique, maintains sterile field and reports/corrects any breaks in sterile technique.
    • Prepares the equipment and competently assists the physician during the procedure.
    • Understands the anatomy and physiology of the conduction system, and associated intra cardiac electrocardiographic signals.
  • Assists physicians in monitoring/circulator role
    • Detects and responds to changing patient conditions, observing EKG, blood pressure, and other electrograms.
    • Performs complete diagnostic and provocative pacing protocols under the direction of the physician.
    • Differentiates basic and complex arrhythmias and assists in mapping.
    • Records, compiles and enters patient data accurately into electronic medical record and image retrieval system.
  • Ensures safe environment for patients and staff
    • Protects self and others from injury by using equipment per manufacturer and department guidelines.
    • Uses transfer lifts, transport equipment and body mechanics to protect from injury.
    • Practices good habits of radiation safety.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
  • Vocational or Technical Training graduate of accredited Cardiovascular Technology program required or
  • Bachelor's degree in life, physical science, or health care related field required
  • 0 to 2 years in Cardiovascular Lab or Electrophysiology preferred
  • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required upon hire and
  • ACLS/BLS Tier 2-Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Allina Health required within 180 Days
  • Registered Invasive Cardiovascular Technology within 1 Year preferred

Physical Demands
Medium Work*:
Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently