Cath Lab Technologist

Nash UNC Health Care
Department: Cath Lab
Address: 2460 Curtis Ellis Drive, Rocky Mount, NC, USA

Job Description

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Job Description

Full Time

Day Shift


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.


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.

* 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.


Other information:



  • 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 a graduate of a certificate or degree granting program or post-secondary educational program in a health science or related field 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



  • 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


Job Details

Legal Employer:

Entity: Nash UNC Health Care

Organization Unit:

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job:

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable

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