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Cardiac Catherization Tech, Full Time Days, St Mary's Hospital Chicago

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60622

Company: Presence Health

Requisition ID: 66219

Ministry:  Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC

Location: Presence St Mary Chicago

Location Address:
2233 West Division Street, Chicago, IL  60622 United States (US)



Department: 20123080 Cardiac Cath Lab SMEMC 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day



The Catheterization Lab Technician provides health care services using medical imaging techniques to assist in diagnosis to demonstrate anatomy for interpretation and/or intervention as prescribed by physicians.  Provides appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure.



Performs diagnostic radiographic procedures.  Positions patients and equipment to best demonstrate anatomic area of interest, respecting patient ability and comfort.  Utilizes appropriate immobilization devices as required for performing quality radiographs. 


Determines and selects appropriate radiographic exposure factors for each x-ray exam.  Applies principles of Radiation protection to patient, staff, and others.  Evaluates images for technical quality, assuring proper identification is recorded on each. 


Selects, operates and maintains Catheterization Lab equipment.  Selects and operates appropriate Catheterization Lab equipment as indicated for each exam.  Assists radiologist with fluoroscopic and specialized radiography procedures. Prepares, identifies, administers, and/or assists with contrast media administration as permitted by state and institutional policy.  Provides written and/or verbal communication of equipment failure to area supervisor.


Processes patient information and produces Catheterization Lab exam requests.  Greets patients and directs patient flow. Provides instruction to patients. Processes patient exams in computer and generates associated paperwork.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education and/or Experience                                                               

Graduate of a two-year approved school of Radiologic Technology.


Minimum of one year of experience as a staff radiographer and one year as a special procedures or Cath Lab radiographer or 1 year in a program specializing in angiographic and cardiac catheterization techniques


Computer Skills                                                            

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current certification in the followings: ARRT, CPR, IDNS and IEMA




Business Unit: Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC

Job FunctionImaging Services 


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Cardiac, Medical, Clinic, Rad Tech, Patient Care, Healthcare