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  • 8/6/2019 Cardiac Electrophysiology Technician or Electrophysiology Techni


    MIKE BLACK, CEPS, NREMTP.O. Box 160542, Sacramento, CA 95816(916) 217-1584 |

    Certified Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist with 20+ years of experience. Proficient in management, and employee hiring and training. Extensive knowledge incardiac and electrophysiology medicine paired with a diligent work ethic contributes to valuable experience in the ER, in the OR, and as an EMT. Capable of workingwith trauma and triage patients. Highly educated professional invested in teaching the community about medical safety and good health. Strong understanding ofcomputers greatly increases ability to work with technologically progressive employers and a great management style allows for effective executive activity.

    CORE COMPETENCIESCertified EP Specialist ~ Complex Ablations ~ Advanced Troubleshooting SkillsComputer and Technology Proficiency ~ Specialized Cardiac Medicine ~ Haz-Mat Training ~ GE Prucka System Efficiency ~ HRS/IBHRE Certification ~ Heart Rhythm Society Member ~ Cardiovascular Counselor for the American Heart Association ~ Certified EMT ~ SJM ESI NavX Certification ~ Acute Patient Care ~ Trained EmergencyVehicle Driver ~ Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification ~ OSHA/JCAHO Compli


    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCESt. Jude Medical - AFIB Division, Sacramento, CAField Clinical Engineer (NavX/ESI) 2008-PresentProvide remote and on-site support for the NavX/ESI machines. Efficiently communicate directly with clients to ensure proper support, maintenance, and repairs.* Responsible for the simultaneous management of multiple machines.* Champion the coordination of schedules with other departments and clients.

    Catholic Healthcare West, Sacramento, CA

    Senior Electrophysiology Technologist/ CEPS 2006-2010Actively managed other Electrophysiology Technologists while caring for patientsand ensuring unsurpassed care.* Maintained professional atmosphere in order to ensure compliance and high level of delivery to patients by staff through the utilization of effectual managementtechniques.* Fortified team by implementing and following important policies and procedures; reinforced and furthered education of technical equipment.* Participated in preceptorship class and proctored four EP techs.* Instituted processes regarding the implementation of catheters, resulting in over $1 million saved in company revenue.* Improved efficiency of catheter labs by developing new inventory procedures an

    d streamlining staff efforts.

    Banner Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, AZElectrophysiology Technologist 2001-2005Assisted in the preparation and monitoring of patients and in the maintenance ofhospital rooms and machines. Performed invasive and non-invasive procedures inthe EP lab.* Responsible for effective patient and staff interaction in 7 different cardiac cath labs by scrubbing, monitory, and panning.* Successfully completed a variety of procedures including: IVUS, right and left

  • 8/6/2019 Cardiac Electrophysiology Technician or Electrophysiology Techni


    heart caths, roboblation of vessels, and PTCA.

    Home-based Medical, Lewiston, IDOwner/President 1992-1997Managed all employees while maintaining business of clients. Oversaw hiring andtraining of staff as well as all office administration.* Created, planned and administered business plans that led to the successful implementation and management of home-based medical business to assist patients and clients with personal needs.* Directed staff for effective follow through with individual patients and alsoactively participated in medical care on-site at client homes.

    ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCEBrookwood Medical Center, Birmingham, ALElectrophysiology Technologist (Contract) 2005-2006

    St. Vincent Medical Center, Los Angeles, CAElectrophysiology Technologist (Contract) 2005

    St. Joseph's Hospital & Trauma Center, Phoenix, AZEmergency Medical Technician 1999-2001

    Dependable Nurses, Inc., Phoenix, AZ

    Emergency Medical Technician 1998-1999

    Southwest Ambulance, Inc., Mesa, AZEmergency Medical Technician 1997-1999

    EDUCATIONEnsite NavX 3-D Mapping Training, 2008St. Jude Medical, Minneapolis, MN

    Carto XP 3-D Mapping Training, 2007Biosense Webster, Cincinnati, OH

    Advanced Interactive Ablation Workshop, 2006Biosense Webster, Cincinnati, OH

    EMT Refresher Course, 2005Phoenix Community College, Phoenix, AZ

    Emergency Cardiac Care, Pharmacology, 12 Lead EKG, ACLS, 1999Glendale Community College, Glendale, AZ

    Emergency Medical Technician Certification, 1995Walla Walla Community College, Clarkston, WA

    ADDITIONAL TRAININGElectrophysiology Symposium, Sacramento, CA 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010Cardiac Arrhythmias: Electrophysiology, San Francisco, CA 2006Concepts & Controversies in Cardiology, Sacramento, CA 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010Southwest Cardiology Symposium, Cardiovascular Society of Arizona, 2004Cardiac Care Conference, Gateway Community College, 2002, 2003Certified Wildland Firefighter, 2001


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