This position is located within Medical Service at the West Roxbury campus. This position is full-time, 40 hours per week. An invasive Cardiac Electrophysiology Technologist, with experience in an academic setting will be responsible for assisting physicians in the EP lab to perform complex diagnostic electrophysiology studies and ablations utilizing intracardiac electrical recordings and stimulation devices to diagnose cardiac arrhythmias with the help of highly sophisticated 3-D mapping systems. He/she will also handle radiofrequency ablation generators and cryo-consoles to treat arrhythmias. He/she will independently operate cardiac device programmers for implantation, checkups, and reprogramming of peacemakers, cardiac implantable defibrillators and insertable loop monitors. He/she will operate independently the excimer laser to be used for lead extractions. The individual's main duty station will be West Roxbury. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am until 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Compressed/Flexible: Not authorized Telework: Not authorized Virtual: This is not a virtual position Relocation & Travel Incentives: Not authorized Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not authorized Notifications: This position is a NAGE Bargaining unit position. This position is covered by locality-based comparability pay. May be required to attend conference at other facilities or other VA sites on occasion. The incumbent may be required to travel to other VA campuses and CBOC's. May be required to work at any BHS campus. Current and former Federal employees must submit copies of their most recent SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action). The SF-50 must identify the position title, series, grade, step, tenure and type of service (Competitive or Excepted). In some cases, more than one SF-50 may be required to show a higher grade previously held. This position is in the Excepted Service. Narrative responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) will be required from the selectee in order to proceed with the appointment
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