Cardiac Catheterization Technologist

Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 2 months ago



Cardiac Catheterization Technologist

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type:

LOC_MAIN-Main Hospital Req ID: 63401

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time

Job Summary

The Cardiac Catheterization Lab Technologist has recording, circulating, and scrubbing responsibilities for diagnostic and interventional procedures in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.

Job Responsibilities

  • Circulator Role:

  • Operates Point of Care instruments.

  • Gathers procedure supplies, catheters, wires, etc.

  • Operates equipment need for procedure, Injector, ICE, IVUS, Oxygen Consumption unit, etc.

  • Prepares lab samples to be sent.

  • Preps patients.

  • Applies pressure dressing.

  • Scrub Role:

  • Sets up sterile field.

  • Assists cardiologist with the procedure at the sterile field.

  • Preps patients.

  • Assists with hemostasis after line pull.

  • Holds pressure.

  • Recorder Role:

  • Documents all activities.

  • Maintains log of procedure.

  • Calls report to receiving unit.

  • Transfers images to archival system.

  • Burns angio CDs, when needed.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations


Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Graduation from an accredited radiologic or cardiovascular school. According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing.

Required Experience: Minimum (one) 1 year interventional radiology experience, if Radiographer.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Bachelors

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Good organizational, computer, and communication skills.

  • Strong interest in technology.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor/Seeking priority referrals for protected veterans. Please contact our hiring official with any referrals or questions.

CHOP Careers Contact

Talent Acquisition
2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146

Phone: 866-820-9288


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Cardiac, Medical, Patient Care, Radiology, Medicare, Healthcare

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