Job Description

Job Title: Invasive Cardiac Tech Advanced - Cardiac Cath Lab
Job ID: 28600291
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Flex
Hours: Monday thru Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Passavant
Department: Cardiac Cath
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237

Description

Grow with UPMC Imaging Services! Our career ladder was created to help you grow professionally with opportunities to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint! 

This is a daylight position that will also require on call, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Purpose:
Performs imaging procedures at an advanced level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of advanced technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for diagnostic purposes.

Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates a willingness to learn new skills as well as educate others in their areas of expertise. 
  • Serves as a resource for new hires and students
  • Demonstrates the ability to function independently, and perform services at other facilities including on call responsibility
  • Performs all job responsibilities of an Invasive Cardiovascular Technologist II
  • Works as team member within assigned area to expedite patient care efficiently by demonstrating excellent communication and customer service skills. 
  • Effectively communicates with physicians, co-workers, managers, and patients in assigned sites and/or departments
  • Completes yearly project designed for the service line and or for implementation at the system level, content agreed upon with management.  Content areas include but not limited to: evidence based practice change; service line workgroup leadership; quality improvement; research.
  • Demonstrates mastery of all equipment utilized for procedures
  • Active role in inventory management as assigned. Assures that annual lead apron testing is completed
  • Active participation in quality improvement activities for department as well as system level workgroups

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved School of Radiologic Technology (RT-R) or Invasive Cardiovascular Technology (RCIS).
  • 2 years of experience in invasive cardiology, vascular and/or electrophysiology.
  • Cardiac Cath Lab experience preferred
  • Must have obtained a performance review rating of strong/solid/good on most recent performance review to be eligible for promotion.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Radiologic Technologist (RT-R). 
  • RT-R is required to have CV certification or Cardiovascular Technologist is required to have RCIS certification.
  • CPR and ACLS certification is required
  • ARRT Certificate OR Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist OR Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist Echocardiograph and Ultrasound
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $23.65 to $37.43 / hour

Union Position: No

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