Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES)

  • Cookeville Regional Medical Center
  • Mar 20, 2020
Full time Electrophysiologist (EP)


Cookeville Regional Medical Center seeking

Full-Time Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES)

This position is responsible for meeting the needs of the Invasive Cardiovascular Services Department. The technologist will assist the physician as a scrub assistant, procedure circulator, recording technician, and as needed in the Invasive Cardiovascular Services Department or any other area. The technician will engage in learning and assisting in invasive and non-invasive cardiac testing. The technician will develop a working knowledge of all equipment and procedures utilized in the care of the cardiac patient.

About Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Serving the area since 1950, Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) has grown to be the region’s health care provider of choice and is a progressive 247-bed regional referral center serving more than 350,000 residents in the Upper Cumberland region of middle Tennessee.  With over 200 physicians in 40 different medical and surgical specialties, CRMC offers patients here the same kind of care that they could expect in a larger metropolitan area including specialty care such as cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac and thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, pulmonology, cancer treatment, orthopedics, physical rehabilitation and neurosurgery. The medical center’s Rehabilitation Center is located within a block of the hospital, offering both outpatient services and a 20-bed inpatient unit. CRMC also houses a 32-bed behavioral health hospital operated by Ten Broeck Tennessee.                    

Accredited by the Joint Commission including specialty certification for sepsis treatment and hip fracture repair, CRMC also boasts the following achievements:

  • Designated TN’s only hospital to be named among the nation’s top 10% for cardiac surgery for three years in a row by Healthgrades.
  • Designated TN’s only hospital to receive ranking as one of the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery™ for nine years in a row as well as in the nation’s top 5% for overall orthopedic services for four years in a row by Healthgrades
  • Accredited cancer program by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer
  • Region’s only accredited chest pain center with PCI by the American College of Cardiology Accreditation Services
  • Accredited comprehensive bariatric surgery program by the American College of Surgeons

Cookeville is located centrally on the Cumberland Plateau between Knoxville, Nashville and Chattanooga in Putnam County.  We have two area recreational lakes, Center Hill and Dale Hollow, as well as numerous golf courses for the amateurs and the pros.  With low crime rate, low property taxes, no state income taxes and an area full of friendly caring people, Cookeville is one of the best places in the country to live and raise a family.  Putnam County offers the best in educational opportunities including quality K-12, Tennessee Technological University, Vol State Community College and Tennessee College of Applied Technology.



Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Job Requirement

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or G.E.D. BLS/ACLS required. Graduate of an accredited School of Radiologic Technology or Cardiovascular Technology preferred.


  • Two years previous EP Lab experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of sterile surgical technique, experience required.
  • Experience as a Scrub Assistant for all Electrophysiology Procedures (Diagnostic and Interventional).
  • Experience performing complex Electrophysiology studies utilizing all Electrophysiology specialty equipment including but not limited to 3 D Mapping Systems, Stimulation systems, Ablations Systems, Intracardiac Echocardiography and EP Monitoring and Recording.
  • Current licensure or registry by specialty (RT(R), RCES).


  • Demonstrated expertise related to Electrophysiology theory and technical skills.
  • Mastery of Sterile technique.
  • Must be able to perform all radiological procedures offered in the Electrophysiology Lab with high regard for patient care and quality.
  • Must be able to function independently in all aspects/roles in the Electrophysiology Lab

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