Cardiovascular Invasive Lab Tech - Cath Lab

Cardiovascular Medicine
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Position description
The Cardiac Invasive Lab Tech performs multiple roles within the cardiac laboratory, including assisting physician(s) with invasive cardiac laboratory procedures and conducting various cardiac tests to monitor patients’ heart and blood vessel conditions using diverse cardiology equipment. Responsibilities may also include: preparing procedure rooms, prepping patients for procedures, obtaining and recording patient information, assisting physicians in procedure by circulating and scrubbing procedures, X-ray fluoroscopy proficiency, acquire/measure/calculate hemodynamic date, performing blood work analysis, operate intracardiac ultrasound, clean procedure rooms, and preparing instruments for resterilization.

Directs and practices safety guidelines for themselves, staff and patients. Independently functions during diagnostic and interventions with minimal supervision. Maintains a high level of expertise in specialty procedures within their assigned lab. Within the Cath Lab this may include structural procedurals and hemodynamics; within Heart Rhythm Services Lab, techs perform device and electrophysiology procedures (EP), hybrid extractions, and operate 3D mapping systems.

Will be required to work varied hours, shift lengths and respond to an on-call pager which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays and weekends.
Graduate of an accredited program in invasive cardiovascular technology OR graduate of a radiography program OR candidate must be transitioning from a Cardiovascular Tech (CVT) role and have successfully passed the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) exam to become a certified Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES). Three paths are outlined as follows: Eligibility Requirements for a RCIS/RCES: graduate of an accredited program in invasive cardiovascular technology. Eligibility Requirements for a Radiology Tech (RT): Requires a graduate of an accredited radiography program and diagnostic certificate. At least one (1) year vascular of cardiovascular lab experience preferred. Eligibility Requirements for a CVT: must have successfully passed RCES/RCIS exam.
Additional qualifications
Prefer applicants with at least (1) year of vascular or cardiovascular lab experience.
License or certification
RCIS or RCES certification required through CCI within 18 months of hire into position. If a Rad Tech, must be registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Must pass either Advanced Cardiac-Interventional exam or RCIS or /RCES exam within 18 months of hire. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $30.86 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
7:30-16:00 with overtime
Rotating call days and weekends
Weekend schedule
Rotating call weekends
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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Casondra Johnson
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