Catholic Health Initiatives EP Procedural Specialist - Cath Lab - FT .9 (Days) in DES MOINES, Iowa

EP Procedural Specialist - Cath Lab - FT .9 (Days)

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY :

Under direction of the

Iowa Heart Center clinical administration assisting with EP Cath lab

procedures, clinical research and outcomes management, staff development,

marketing, and patient/community education.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assistselectrophysiologists during EP procedures at Mercy Medical Center and MercyWest Lakes EP lab.

  • Assists inTraining Cath lab EP support and clinical staff in technical skills and EPconcepts and provides in-service education where needed.

  • Participates inevaluation and selection of EP Cath lab equipment supplies.

  • Assists inprocess improvement for procedural scheduling and EP lab work flow to ensureefficiency, quality, and patient satisfaction.

  • Assists indevelopment of hospital and practice policies and procedures related to EP.

  • Participates inthe development of patient education materials.

  • Acts as liaisonbetween medical industry representatives, physicians, staff, and patients.

  • Participates inmonitoring and auditing of procedural documentation to assure regulatorycompliance and reimbursement.

  • Works withelectrophysiologists in identification of research protocols.

  • Compiles andanalyzes reports, defined procedural outcomes data for clinical processimprovement, public reporting, third part data reporting, and researchpublications.

  • Develops andmaintains an EP procedural and clinical outcomes registry.

  • Workscooperatively with the IHC research department for all EP procedure relatedresearch projects.

  • Performs datacollection, analysis, and assists in publication of research findings.

  • Complies withresearch regulatory requirements, i.e. informed consents, IRB approval, etc.

  • In conjunctionwith IHC Research Department, assists in preparation of information forsubmission to IRB for approval and correspondence between IRB and drugcompanies.

  • Participates inprofessional development activities to include local and nationalpresentations.

  • Maintainsprofessional affiliation and certification.

  • Assists with EPmarketing plan development in conjunction with PR/Marketing Account Executiveincluding Web development.

  • Attends requiredmeetings and participates in committees as requested.

  • Develops,coordinates and participates in community outreach education and programs.

  • Travels to allIowa Heart Center offices, associated hospitals outside of Des Moines area asneeded.

  • Operate required vehicle(s) in a safe mannerto perform required duties of the position.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive specialist certification program OR anAdvanced medical training degree (Associates of Science degree or Associate’sdegree in paramedic, or Allied Health Profession)

  • 2 years EP lab experience, EP/device experience, or equivalent

  • Basic life support competency

  • ACLS required within 6 months in Cath lab

  • HRS certification preferred.

  • Valid Iowa Driver’s

  • Proof of current personal automobile insurance as required by Iowa law.

  • Advanced computer skills required to include database management.

  • Worker is required to arrive at hospital within 20 minutes for emergencycases on call.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule 7:00am - 5:30pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Every Fourth

Req ID: 2018-R0180667

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.