Cardiac Cath Lab Technician

at University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Position Title
Cardiac Cath Lab Technician

Heart Center

COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees..

Position Summary / Career Interest:The Cardiac Cath Lab Tech performs advanced diagnostic and interventional cardiac procedures, peripheral vascular procedures, and structural heart procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab. Cardiac Cath Lab Technicians are responsible for scrubbing, monitoring, and assisting providers as requested. Technicians respond with the team to patient distress situations and assist with equipment quality control and inventory management.

Assist in transporting patients to nursing units.
Attends to patient needs during cardiac lab procedures.
Circulates during procedure, as applicable.
Obtains and records hemodynamic, electrical, and angiographic data by operating - hemodynamic and electrical amplifiers and digital and line fluoroscopic equipment.
Participates in life-saving measures such as defibrillation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Participates in On-call per established call schedule, if applicable.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Prepares patient and equipment for cardiac lab procedures by preparing site of entry, - draping patient, arranging sterilized instruments and catheters, and calibrating and setting up pressure transducers and tubing.
Prepares the Cardiac Lab procedures rooms by ensuring that adequate stock is available.
Scrubs during procedure, as applicable. Assists the physician in maneuvering catheters.

* Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
* Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.


High school diploma or equivalent
Graduate of an accredited Radiology Technologist Program or accredited CVT Program
**Previous experience scrubbing in a Cardiac Cath, Interventional Radiology or Electrophysiology Lab or an Associate's Degree in a Health Science may be substituted for the professional education requirement above
American Heart Association ACLS required within 6 months of hire
American Heart Association BLS Certification
RCIS must be acquired within 2 years
Knowledge of radiation safety
Basic EKG interpretation

High: Read and write English

High: Ability to learn and use multiple imaging hemodynamic and medical record systems

ARRT Certifications (R) (American Registry of Radiology Technologists)
Registration as a Cardiovascular Technologist (RCVT)
Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS)
Knowledge in computer-based imaging and hemodynamic management
Proficient in EKG interpretation
Basic knowledge of cardiac anatomy and pathophysiology
Bachelor's Degree

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Job Requisition ID:R-24500

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Job Posting: 12468880

Posted On: Mar 25, 2023

Updated On: Apr 24, 2023

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