RT - Electrophysiology Lab
Company: Ochsner Health
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: September 11, 2023
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This job, as a part of a multidisciplinary team, assumes the
responsibility for the operation of the electrophysiology suite.
Assists physicians in diagnosing and treating cardiac arrhythmias
in the electrophysiology (EP) lab, specializing in the care of
patients undergoing EP studies, device implantation and ablations.
Operates diagnostic equipment, monitors patient vitals, performs
routine calculations, patient circulation, and assists the
physician, as needed, during the procedure. Prepares the procedure
rooms, equipment, and patient for the procedure. Acts as liaison to
the hospital Radiation Safety Officer (RSO).
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and
responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be
a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and
responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's
Required - Associate degree in radiologic sciences.
Preferred - Bachelor's degree in radiologic sciences.
Required - None.
Preferred - 2 years of experience as an allied health
Required - Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through the American Heart
Association (AHA) within 6 months of hire.
Registered Radiologic Technologist in the state of practice AND
registration from The American Registry of Radiologic Technologist
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based
Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to
present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of
individuals throughout required job processes.
Advanced EKG recognition skills and competent in interpretation of
EKG and hemodynamics.
Ability to move at a high level of mental and physical effort with
full concentration during procedure where mistakes can be
detrimental to a patient's health.
Ability to function in emergency care situations that use CPR.
High understanding of the interpretation of cardiac
Knowledge of and ability to comply with all federal, state, and
local regulatory radiation requirements
Ability to work flexible schedule including nights, weekends,
extended shifts, etc.
Assists the team in patient setup and prep before the procedures
and take down/clean up post-procedure using safe patient transfer
and positioning techniques
Maintains proper sterile technique to assist the physician with
implantation of cardiac devices.
Operates complex electrophysiology specialty equipment such as EP
Hemodynamic, PRUCKA, and stimulator.
Operates radiographic fluoroscopy equipment to obtain diagnostic
Analyzes and files electrocardiographic data in picture archiving
and communicating systems (PACS).
Performs quality control standards by using the optimum diagnostic
imaging and performing regular maintenance of fluoroscopy
Monitors delivery of radiation dose to patient to achieve safe
delivery with minimal exposure to staff.
Participates in activities for professional development and
maintains required clinical knowledge, technical skills, training,
Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but
not limited to respect for privacy, method of introduction to the
patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be
performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work
only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required
responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or
this description amended at any time.
Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws,
accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that
apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance
with all such laws, regulations and standards.
This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy
Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting
of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or
conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than
negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
(Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time)
to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of
those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only
a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it
requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when
it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or
pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires
working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing
and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those
materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of
maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial
setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though
the amount of force exerted is negligible.
Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid
The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where
patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with
specimens that could contain communicable diseases. There may be an
occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.
Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may
be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or
hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport,
storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or
disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may
increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.
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