Oct 14, 2021

Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist - Cardiac Catheterization

  • Swedish
  • Seattle, WA, USA
Full-time Laboratory

Job Description


$10,000 Sign-On Bonus (Externals Only) and Relocation Available

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist (0.9 FTE, Day Shift) to work in the Cardiac Catheterization at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist will assist the performance of variety of technical procedures including but not limited to percutaneous diagnostic and interventional cardiac/vascular procedures and open surgical procedures under the direct supervision of a physician. Participates in all daily duties necessary to perform high-quality patient care and imaging within the Cath/IR Department. Responsible for obtaining optimal radiographs and assisting the physician in an aseptic environment. Must be capable of patient monitoring and demonstrate knowledge of appropriate response to changes in patient condition. Must maintain in-depth knowledge of complex diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular equipment/supplies and be capable of assisting with their use. Must be available for on-call shifts as necessary.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate functional understanding of various radiology imaging equipment to include digital x-ray and computer assisted applications.
  • Maintain ability to calibrate and perform analysis functions for vessel diameter and stenosis.
  • Understand the set-up and operation of monitoring equipment and vital sign recording.
  • Provide for documentation in procedure flowsheet as necessary.
  • Assess patient vital signs and condition as required, notifying physician of any changes.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a two-year invasive cardiovascular program or successful completion of a formal Radiologic Technologist program
  • One (1) year previous cath lab experience
  • One (1) year experience in Interventional Radiology
  • Certified by the Washington State Department of Health as a Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist and Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) certification OR State Certified Radiologic Technologist – Diagnostic license
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

About the Cherry Hill Campus

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.

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Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Cardiopulmonary Technologist

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 314096