Cardiac Catheterization Technologist
Also referred to as: Cardiac Cath Technologist, Cardiac Catheterization Technologist
Requirements and Responsibilities
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. Assist physicians with patient monitoring during surgery or procedures. Documents evaluation results, progress reports, treatment plans and other data using appropriate formats and systems. Some positions may require additional certifications such as: Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) or Cardiovascular Cardiopulmonary Technologist / Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (CI registry) Requires an associate's degree. Typically reports to a manager. Requires Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Typically requires applicable state license. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.

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