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Cardiovascular Specialist - Rex EP Lab

Job ID: 7937
Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: UNC REX Healthcare
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:

A recent award for the heart and vascular hospital is the 2020 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award and the NCDR CP/MI Platinum Performance Award 2020 and Leapfrog grade A. Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Provides competent patient care for our cardiac population consistent with professional standards. Reporting and accountable to the EP Manager/ Heart and Vascular Vice President the Cardiovascular Specialist is responsible for coordinating and delivering patient care utilizing the clinical electrophysiology scientific principles in a hospital setting.

As a continuously growing electrophysiology (EP) program, our Cardiovascular Specialist will assist the EP physicians with the most complex EP procedure. The CVS oversees the technical operations required for the performance of routine diagnostic through the advanced interventional electrophysiology procedures. The EP lab performs device implants, arrhythmia ablations, complex arrhythmia ablations with cardiac mapping, laser lead extractions, watchman procedures and other EP specific procedures.

Responsibilities:

  1. Demonstrates evidence-based practice and preforms care for the comfort and well-being of the patient
  2. Acquires and demonstrates the technical knowledge and clinical skills necessary to operate complex cardiac equipment, x-ray systems and troubleshoot equipment malfunction. The Idea candidate is competent in the use of EP monitoring / stimulation systems, intra-cardiac echocardiography and 3D mapping systems. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a high degree of understanding of the interpretation of cardiac arrhythmias and all invasive EP procedures.
  3. Operates radiologic imaging equipment while implementing the practice of ALARA
  4. Proficient in sterile technique
  5. Documents a current clinical picture and records designated information in the patient EMR (EPIC/ CUPID)
  6. Complies with departmental, hospital, and regulatory policies and procedures
  7. Assists in the ongoing education of fellow Cardiovascular Specialist
  8. Accepts responsibility for personal growth and development and professional accountability.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Associate's degree (A. A.) or graduation from a cardiovascular related program required.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● RCIS, RRT, or RDCS required. ACLS. ARRT , RESP CARE preferred.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● At least one year experience in invasive procedures or 2 years relevant healthcare experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
● Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC REX Healthcare

Organization Unit: Rex EP Lab 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: US:NC:Raleigh

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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