Cardiac Cath Lab Tech

  • NYU Langone Health
  • NYC, NY, USA
  • Apr 05, 2018
Full time Cardiovascular Technologist (CVT)

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Cardiac Cath Lab Tech. NYU Langone Hospital  Brooklyn is a full­ service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center
located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The medical center is central to a comprehensive network of
affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Medical Center
anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough.


NYU Langone Health

Job Requirement

Job Responsibilities:
 Assists the primary physician to perform procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab
 Reviews patient history, prior films, and other data prior to procedure
 Understands indications for procedure. Assists with equipment selection sets up and
prepares equipment for cardiac catheterization. Scrubs as first assistant in Cardiac
Catheterization procedures and in selected diagnostic procedures. Recognizes and
implements immediate measures in emergency situations, complies with OSHA
Regulatory Agencies and Hospital safety standards.
 Ensures post procedure data is complete, accurate and documented according to Cath Lab
and hospital protocol.
 Verifies hemodynamic data. Reviews angiographic and hemodynamic data with operating
physician. Records pertinent data on physician reports. Inputs completed data in database
and ensures final reports are placed in patients medical records.
 Assists with equipment standardization to ensure cost effectiveness and positive patient
 Evaluates new equipment, technology and devices. Makes recommendations based on
evaluations and patient outcomes. Makes recommendations for areas for equipment
consolidation monitors for equipment failures and waste. Returns failed equipment and
opened and or unused equipment to purchasing manager for vendor credit. Protects
inventory resources.
 Keeps current on best practice standards, new technological and research in cardiology
and endovascular fields.
 Assists with development of protocols and procedures for use in the laboratory. Assists
with orientation and education of Cath Lab staff.
 Assists with care of patients undergoing procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab
Provides assessment, treatment and patient care to patients undergoing procedures in the
Cardiac Cath Lab with knowledge of patient growth and development and is appropriate
to the ages of the patient served. Assists with patient and family education.

 Serves as a liaison between clinical staff and families.
 Performs other related duties as assigned
 Be on­call during non­working hours to assist attendings in urgent or emergent
 Be able to work flex hours.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Minimum Qualifications:
 High School Diploma Required.
 Associate degree in Cardiovascular Technology or 2 years of formal training as a
Cardiovascular Technologist or graduate of an AMA approved Radiology Technology
Program required
 1 + years as a Cardiovascular and/or Cardiac Catheterization Lab Tech preferred
 Previous experience as a Radiology technologist required
AART Radiology Technology registration required

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital ­ Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work.
Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about
devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital ­ Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer
committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified
individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color,
gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender
dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental
status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used
as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital ­ Brooklyn's EEO policies, please click here . Please
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