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Cardiac Cath Lab
Full Time
Salary Range
$32.20 - $48.31 / hour
12 Hour Shift
Rancho Mirage,
CA 92270
Job #
  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • The Radiology Tech – Scrub position requires extensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology.  The tech will be scrubbing in with the physician and assisting with procedures as a part of a four person team that performs peripheral diagnostic and interventional procedures; including but not limited to preparing the supply tray, passing guide wires and catheters and operating the table and fluoroscopic equipment.  The tech will also participate in “on call” rotation.
  • Reports to
    • Cath Lab Manager and/or Director of Cardiac Services
  • Supervises
    • None
  • Ages of Patients
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • High Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: Graduation from an Accredited Educational Program in Diagnostic Radiology Technology approved by the American Medical Association and the American College of Radiology
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required: CRT, Fluoro License (within 6 months of hire), and American Heart Association BLS and ACLS
      • Preferred: CV OR CI CERTIFICATE; ARRT Certification
    • Experience
      • Required:  1 year prior Scrub Tech experience; 2 Years Radiology Tech
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
    • Obtains appropriate medical history before patient examination and prepares patient for exam.
    • Assists cardiologist with the appropriate diagnostic procedures as ordered.
    • Maintains cleanliness of all radiology equipment and procedure rooms through sterilization techniques and universal protocols while maintaining adequate stock of supplies.
    • Uses PACS according to hospital protocol.
    • Performs radiographic procedures of high technical quality.
    • Utilizes proper radiation protection to protect patient from excessive radiation.
    • Maintains equipment; reporting all deficiencies to immediate supervisor.
    • Stocks room appropriately for exams and at the end of shift.
    • Assists cardiologist during angiographic and interventional procedures including but not limited to right and left coronary angiograms, coronary stent, athrectomy, thrombectomy, and STEMI care.
    • Scrubs to assist with passage of catheters/ guide wires.
    • Loads power injectors with contrast media; prepares for injection. Positions patient; immobilizes as necessary.
    • Operates fluoroscopic equipment. Positions patients for rapid sequence filming during contrast media administration.
    • Prepares supplies for procedures. Sets up and maintains sterile trays and other equipment, practicing sterile techniques. Passes instruments and supplies to the cardiologist.
    • Assists in orientation of new technologists; provide education and training to new technologists.
    • Monitors assigned inventory expirations dates.
    • Maintains an inventory of catheters, balloons, stents, guide wires and miscellaneous kits under discretion of the Cath Lab manager and order supplies.
    • Performs coronary angiographic and interventional procedures with cardiologist.
    • Maintains an orderly instrument table and cleanliness of equipment and rooms and maintains adequate supplies.
    • Anticipates cardiologists needs by review of preference cards and procuring appropriate supplies.
    • Demonstrates cost effectiveness by using judgment when opening and using supplies.
    • Operates the x-ray equipment when assigned to Radiology Tech duties.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.