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Cardiovascular Technologist - Cath Lab

Job ID: 82500
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 10 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Cardiovascular Technologist - Cath Lab for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $41.18 – $61.32. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

Hiring bonus and relocation assistance may be available.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

Uses a variety of specialized equipment in assisting the physician in the performance of all invasive procedures resulting in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac and peripheral vascular disease.


  • Assists physician in performing invasive procedures. May perform related radiographic/fluoroscopic imaging techniques to demonstrate catheter location, position, and document findings.
  • Scrubs in for handling guide wires, catheter, administering contrast injections (excluding CVOR Surgical Technologist), flushing catheters, and other scrub duties as assigned per specialty.
  • Performs pre-procedural patient care activities.
  • Monitors and records patient’s condition and procedures’ progress. Retrieves and reviews patient data.
  • Prepares and maintains sterile field.
  • Operates and maintains clinical equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Accredited Secondary Education Program Required: Cardiovascular or
  • Required: Surgical Technology or
  • Accredited Secondary Education Program Required: Radiologic Technology. or a combination of education and experience that provides the incumbent with the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job and obtain required certification, licensure, and registration.
  • Minimum of 2 years Required: Clinical experience in Cardiac Cath Lab required or equivalent or
  • Minimum of 5 years Required: CVOR surgical technologist experience (for CVOR position) 
  • Required: Previous experience working in a hospital setting and

  • Required: Certification/Registration/Licensure as required by the State for a Radiologic Technologist, or Surgical Technologist 
  • Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support 
  • Required Standard: Advanced Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within a standard grace period from hire or transfer. ACLS not required for CVOR Surgical Technologist.
  • Preferred: Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs (Required)
  • Proficient computer and keyboarding skills required (Required)
  • Complete understanding of vascular and related organ anatomy (Required)
  • Ability to interact within a variable environment good team dynamics (Required)
  • Ability to multi-task and self-lead problem solving skills (Required)
  • Ability to demonstrate precision and flexibility (Required)

Department / Location Specific Notes

PHSW Cath Lab / EP Lab: ARRT or RCES/RCIS required. 


  • Minimum 2 years previous experience previous experience working in a hospital setting.
  • Registered Surgical Technologist with minimum of 2 years of CVOR surgical technologist experience.
  • Washington: RCIS. In place of the RCIS, an ARRT is required. An ARRT requires the addition of an ARRT-CV or ARRT-CI and ARRT-VI within 1 year from date of hire.
    PHSW Cath Lab / EP Lab:
  • ARRT or RCES/RCIS required.
  • NIHSS course completed within six months of hire.

Working Conditions


  • Patient handling no greater than 35 lbs. without the use of assistive equipment and/or devices (NIOSH).
  • Fine motor skills to be able to grasp and control medical equipment and perform precise procedures.
  • Ability to move around area with occasional sitting.
  • Frequent reaching/ bending/ squatting/ kneeling/ grasping.
  • Lift/Carry: Frequently up to 15 lbs. Occasionally up to 20 lbs.
  • Push/Pull: Frequently up to 20 lbs. force. Occasional up to 30 lbs. force.

Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.
  • Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Time spent on site in medical/hospital setting.


  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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