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Cath Lab Technologist

Category:  Special Procedures
Department:  Special Procedures
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Days and scheduled call rotation

Del Rio, TX is known as the "Oasis of Texas" with over 145 miles of pristine lakefront on beautiful Lake Amistad. Del Rio boasts a low cost of living (18% lower than the US average), excellent public and private school options and a less than 6% unemployment rate. With these attributes, it is no wonder that our local economy is thriving.

Val Verde Regional Medical Center is a 93 bed facility and conveniently located in the heart of Del Rio. We are looking for individuals to join our dynamic team. For qualifying positions, we offer competitive sign on bonuses, relocation packages, and generous compensation/benefits packages.

Position Overview:  

The Cardiac Cath Lab Technician- Certified plays multiple roles on the Cardiac Cath Lab team as the Cardiovascular technician or the Hemodynamic Recorder during Cardiac Catheterization procedures. In both roles he/she demonstrates technical proficiency in all Cardiac Cath Lab procedures and equipment; applies anatomical and physiological knowledge to proficiently assist the Cardiologist or Radiologist with providing cardiac patient care. As the Hemodynamic Recorder, he/she maintains good communication with the Cath Lab team to ensure proper equipment set up, accurate monitoring, and quality data collection.

Requirements to Apply:

Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:

A. New hires as of 06/01/2013 must have ONE of the below listed certifications:

B. Current certification eligible Cath Lab Technicians hired prior to 6/1/2013 must:

1. Submit application for certification by 6/30/2013 AND obtain ONE of the below listed certifications by 9/1/2013:

a)  ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists)

b)  RCIS (Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist) from CCI (Cardiovascular Credentialing International)

c)  ACLS/BLS must be attained prior to hiring. 

Education and Experience: ALL of the following:

1) High School Graduate.

2) New hires as of 06/01/2013 have to have ONE of the following:

A. Two (2) years full-time Invasive Cardiovascular Technology experience

B. An Associate Degree in Radiology, science, natural science, engineering, or any primary science or higher AND one (1) year (full-time or full-time equivalent) in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology.

C. Baccalaureate degree in health, science, natural science, nursing,

Engineering, or any primary science AND six (6) months (full-time or full-time equivalent) in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology.