Truman Medical Centers
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Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist (7:00 am - 3:30 pm)
at Truman Medical Centers
Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.
Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best possible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, teamwork and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC’s tagline is: “Better. For Everyone.” It is a simple statement, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.
The Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist prepares the Cardiac Catheterization lab and assists during procedures, operates X-ray equipment or monitoring equipment. They scrub to assist cardiologists. The tasks of this position are periodically observed during the procedure and the results are reviewed and reported by a Staff Cardiologist.
- High school graduate or equivalent
- Certified CV Tech or equivalent in combination of education and experience
- Ability to wear lead apron for up to 3 hours and have the ability to walk, stand and stoop
- Thorough knowledge of cardiovascular anatomy, physiology, and hemodynamics, as well as cardiovascular equipment and supplies
- Working knowledge of formulae used to calculate gradients, shunts, and cardiac outputs
- Ability to recognize life-threatening arrhythmias under all monitoring situations
- Ability to recognize intra-cardiac electrocardiogram and measure intervals
- Good verbal and written communication skills for maintaining logs, records, and quality assurance
- Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
- Must maintain current BCLS and ACLS certification for continued employment