Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: PRN
Responsible to assist in the performance of complex ablation procedures including the gathering of and assisting in the interpretation of EP specific clinical data and intracardiac measurements (i.e. electrograms and 3-D mapping); functioning in the 1st assistant role during ablation procedures and device implants (pacemakers and ICDs); and acting as a resource to other staff regarding ablative and mapping procedures.
Associates degree or equivalent knowledge, graduate of a CVT or EPT program and 3 - 5 years experience in Interventional EP Lab with extensive knowledge of EPS and device implant procedures, and 2 years experience mapping systems and ablation techniques required.
NASPE/HRS EP or RCES certification required or within 3 years of hire date.
ACLS and PALS required. Must have advanced knowledge of Electrophysiology: cardiac anatomy and physiology, ECG interpretation, intracardiac electrograms, EP procedures and protocols, ablation techniques and mapping systems.
Thorough knowledge of principles of fluoroscopy/radiation safety, sterile techique, scrubing, circulating and recording EP procedures and device implants required.
Able to stand, walk & sit frequently.
Able to lift 0-10 lbs constantly; 11-50 lbs occasionally.
Able to Carry 0-10 lbs frequently; 11-50 lbs occasionally.
Able to push 0-10 lbs constantly; 11-75 lbs ocassionally.
Able to pull 0-10 lbs frequently; 11-75 lbs occasionally.
Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly.
Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.
*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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Union: Non Bargained