Work Type: Full Time
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking an individual with experience in an Electrophysiology Lab to join our team as Electrophysiology Ablation Specialist. This is a unique opportunity for the right candidate to expand their skills in electro anatomic mapping and work collaboratively with a skilled team of professionals in the field.
Why Hershey Medical Center?
The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Institute has an excellent reputation as an international leader in the research, development and clinical use of heart pumps and artificial hearts. Penn State Health specialists are leading research and clinical trials to improve knowledge, care and treatment options for heart and vascular conditions.
Penn State Health is a growing health system that offers:
Benefits beginning day one
Excellent 401k with company match
Multiple time off programs to ensure our employees have access to strong life/work balance
Tuition reimbursement to provide our staff with the resources to grow
A collaborative and learning focused culture where our multi-disciplinary teams facilitate exemplary outcomes
A critical support role in the electrophysiology lab, this individual would be responsible for assisting 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. electro grams and 3-D mapping).
This individual will function in the 1st assistant role during ablation procedures and device implants (pacemakers and ICDs); and act as a resource to other staff regarding ablative and mapping procedures.
Associates degree or equivalent knowledge, graduate of a CVT (Cardiovascular Technology) 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 technique, scrubbing, 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. occasionally.
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.
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