Functions proficiently in all technical aspects of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Assists the cardiology team in performing diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterizations and other related procedures. Performs a variety of duties including operation of radiographic equipment, operation of electrophysiologic and hemodynamic recording systems and assisting physicians during diagnostic and interventional catheterization procedures.
High school diploma is required. Associate's degree in radiography or cardiovascular medicine or completion of certification program for radiologic or cardiovascular technology coursework preferred. A Bachelor's degree in cardiovascular medicine or related field is preferred. Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or Registered Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) by recognized credential body is required. Five years of experience as a RCIS or ARRT is required.
Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or ARRT by recognized credential body is required. For the Adult Cath Lab technologists - Current BLS, and ACLS certification is required. RCES preferred in addition to RCIS. For the Pediatric Cath Lab technologists - Current BLS, ACLS and PALS certification is required. RCES preferred in addition to RCIS.