RN-Cardiac Cath Lab Tech

ID 2022-10807
Moses Cone Hospital
Work Location
Division : Name
Moses Cone Hospital
Department : Name
MHC - Cath Lab
Position Sub-Category
Position Type
Benefit Eligible (12-39 hours/week)
Employment Type
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
Varies with call
On call Required
Sub Category
RN - Cath Lab


Personnel in this position are responsible for providing direct patient care in the Cardiac Cath lab, Peripheral vascular lab, Cath lab Holding Room, and the Electrophysiology lab. Personnel in this position are responsible for performing and functioning as a member of a multidisciplinary team. In addition, personnel are expected to function and provide high quality, safe, culturally competent cost effective patient care in all areas of operations by means of assessment, planning, evaluation, and intervention/follow up.


In the course of providing care for the patient all CCL Specialist (Cardiac Cath Lab Specialist) will perform the following duties: Collect data that is pertinent to the patient?s status; Anticipate and recognize subtle changes in the patient?s status; Implements interventions in a manner to maintain patient?s dignity, privacy, and safety; Responds to the patient, family, or members of the multidisciplinary team in a skillful, intentional manner to demonstrate concern and addresses the particular need of the patient; Identifies variances to expected outcomes and intervenes appropriately to maximize positive patient outcomes; Administers medications used in invasive procedures. Medications include intravenous fluid, contrast media, and moderate sedation.


Operates Specialty Equipment


Participates in Departmental Support Activities Related to Cath Lab operations: Recognizes the significance of support duties that ultimately improve daily operations, accomplishes departmental goals and enhances overall team performance.


Performs Circulating Duties: Provides effective care during elective and emergency procedures by assisting patients, physicians, and scrub technicians in a prioritized fashion, assuring that all needs are completely satisfied.


Performs Control Room Duties: Maintains a working knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures involved in the operation of physiologic monitoring, angiographic/fluoroscopic imaging and digital analysis.


Performs Device Implant Duties


Performs Diagnostic Scrub Duties.


Performs Holding Room Duties/Sheath removal in other departments as needed (to include IABP and Impella removal)


Performs Interventional Scrub Duties: Act as a first assistant in the scrub role of diagnostic, interventional, and acute procedures. Maintains asepsis throughout the course of the procedure. Responds quickly and appropriately in emergencies. Displays effective utilization of supplies and equipment.


Performs Peripheral Vascular Duties




Graduate of an RN Accredited Education Program


Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred in accordance with Cone Health's Policy for BSN attainment

Completion of a BSN degree within a defined period will be required for RN's who do not possess a BSN


1 - 2 years of Critical Care or Emergency Department nursing experience


Cardiac specialty experience


BLS (CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider


North Carolina Board of Nursing License, must obtain Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS or RCES) certification within 24 months of hire in the cath lab (is required for continued employment in the Cath Lab).



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