EP Ablation Specialist - Heart & Vasc Electrophysiology Lab
Penn State Health
Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 31051
Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.00 Shift: Day Hours: 10 hours x 4 OR 8 hours x 5
Join Penn State Health Milton S Hershey Medical Center and become a part of Central Pennsylvania's only locally based academic medical center, Level I regional adult and pediatric trauma center, and Level IV (highest level) neonatal intensive care unit. Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as #1 in the Harrisburg metro region and #4 in the state. Since 1963, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has been a leading academic medical center providing high-level, patient-centered care to patients and their families in central Pennsylvania. We are committed to advancing health care through innovation, collaboration, teamwork and above all, a passionate commitment to those we serve.
In addition to a rewarding career, we offer great BENEFITS including, but not limited to:
Â· Paid time off to promote a healthy life – work balance
Â· 75% Tuition Discount to Penn State University (OR) College/University Tuition Reimbursement (Full-Time Employees and dependents)
Â· Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits – Effective immediately on date of hire
Â· Collaborative and learning-focused environment with healthcare professionals
Â· Employee Recognition Program
Â· Life Insurance
Â· Flexible Savings Account (FSA) Retirement Plan - 401(k)
SUMMARY OF POSITION: 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.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 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.
PHYSCIAL REQUIREMENTS*: 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.
WHY CENTRAL PA?
We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, Hershey Park - a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer's markets and some of the finest dining in the region. We are an easy distance from the Lancaster Fulton Theater and Amish country, York's Little Theater, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League's Hershey Bears, the Minor League Baseball's Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer League's Penn FC. Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within driving distance of some of the country's most famous cities – Baltimore, New York City, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia.
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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