Angiographic Technician

Northwell Health New York, NY

About the Job

Job Description

Assists physicians to perform interventional cardiology and endovascular procedures.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assists physicians during interventional and select diagnostic procedures.
  • Records pertinent data on preliminary reports and keeps database accurate. Following the physician validation of the report, the data is placed in the patient’s medical record.
  • Under physician supervision, may administer local anesthesia and inserts arterial and venous sheaths using proper technique.
  • Participates in cardiology and endovascular research.
  • Evaluates new instruments, equipment, and other interventional specialty items and makes recommendations. Assists in the standardization of equipment in order to ensure cost effectiveness and positive patient outcomes.
  • Attends and assists various departmental conferences. Remains current on changes in interventional cardiology and endovascular procedures through literature reviews and conferences.
  • Performs arterial sheath removal. Recognizes situations requiring immediate assistance and provides emergency assistance, as needed.
  • Provides assessment, treatment, and patient care responsibilities with knowledge of patient growth and development, and are as appropriate to the ages of the patient served.
  • Participates in development of protocols and procedures for use in laboratories, as they relate to interventional procedures.
  • Monitors and assesses inventory of angioplasty supplies and equipment on a continual basis.
  • Performs related duties, as required.

 

 

 

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Qualifications


  • Graduate of an accredited school of Cardiovascular Technology required AND Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) through Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), required.
  • OR
  • Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology program, New York State Department of Health licensure as a Radiologic Technologist required AND American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Registered Technologist (R.T.), required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of catheterization laboratory or operating room experience with experience in sterile techniques.
  • Knowledge of current pericutaneus transluminal coronary angioplasty practices, required.
  • BLS and ACLS Certification.
  • Ability to read and interprethemodynamic and electrocardiograms.
  • Ability to function efficiently during emergencies.
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills.