Under the general supervision of the CVI Lab Lead and the CV Services Director, the cardiac cath technologist, in cooperation with the physicians and nursing personnel assists with diagnostic and therapeutic invasive cardiology patient procedures in the catheterization labs.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of radiographic imaging, patient physiologic monitoring and cardiac arrhythmias recognition. Complies with principles of sterile technique. Collects and assembles data for database, outcome analysis and performance improvement.
Responsible to carry out any other activities assigned by the Cath Lab Supervisor or CV Services Director to assure the department runs effectively and efficiently.
The Cath Lab Tech is required to participate in the on-call rotation and is required to respond within 30 minutes to the Cath Lab when on call.
Graduate of an accredited Radiology Technologist program or Invasive Cardiovascular Technology program required.
Two years of experience in Cath lab may be substituted for completion of Radiology Technologist program or invasive cardiovascular technologist (CVT) program completion.
Current BCLS certification required and maintained. ACLS certification required within 6 months of employment.
Active RCIS (Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist) or RT licensure required.
If a new Invasive CVT graduate, must attain credential within 1 year of eligibility date.
Experience: One year experience in Cath lab and/or Interventional Radiology Lab, or equivalent clinical experience as part of educational program
HCA Inc - 11 months ago