Cath Lab Tech
Performs diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterizations and other related procedures. Inserts small catheters through a needle into the blood vessels and into the heart so that X-rays, angiograms and other recordings can be taken to determine the heart’s structure and function. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager. Requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty and professional certification. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.