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J185748

Cardiac Cath Technologist

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Tech
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW: 

This individual will assist in the performance of diagnostic and interventional cardiac, peripheral, and EP procedures. As an effective team member, the individual works directly with the physician, nurse and other team members to provide safe, quality, cost effective, professional patient care services to obtain expected outcomes.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Integrates knowledge of cardiovascular and peripheral vascular physiology, pathophysiology, and procedural techniques being performed, and assists accordingly. (45%)
  • Maintains expertise in current radiographic imagery techniques as they relate to invasive cardiac and peripheral procedures. (15%)
  • Operates laboratory equipment; troubleshoots equipment malfunctions and contacts proper support personnel. (15%)
  • Assists in monitoring the effects of procedural activities by identifying adverse reactions/conditions and properly responding. (15%)
  • Completes all required documentation for procedures e.g. regulatory, billing protocols and image storage and archival. (10%)

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Registration with The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or registry eligible. Must obtain registration within six (6) months.
  • 1 year in a Cath Lab, Interventional Radiology or Radiology

Preferred

  • Associate Degree.
  • Current registration with Cardiovascular Credentialing International as a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist.

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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