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Job Summary

As a Cath Tech at Michigan Medicine, you will deliver exceptional care while monitoring, circulating, and scrubbing on a patient population with known or suspected congenital or acquired cardiac and peripheral disease. You will join a cohesive team that allows you to work hand in hand with world-renowned physicians while performing interventional cardiac, structural heart and peripheral procedures. Working for Michigan Medicine will provide you with a positive work/life balance, while also allowing you with the opportunity to improve and develop your career. Join our team and become a part of a nationally recognized, multidisciplinary team of experts.

Responsibilities*

You will participate in research protocols, while also having a role in peer to peer teaching and/or in-servicing.

  • Exceptional critical thinking skills.
  • You will perform technically difficult emergency care with these devices: Tandem Heart, Impella, IntraAortic Balloon Pump, and Angiojet once proper orientation is completed.  Many tools such as Optical Coherence Tomography, Intravascular Ultrasound and Fractional Flow Reserve will also be utilized once orientation is complete.
  • Once proper orientation is completed, you will successfully perform in structural heart procedures.

Required Qualifications*

  • ACLS certification within 6 months of hire.
  • Understands and demonstrates the core concepts of Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC), including: Respect and Dignity, Information Sharing, Participation, and Collaboration.

In addition, it’s required that you have 1 of the 3 following qualifications:

  1. RCIS certification or must be eligible for RCIS exam as a graduate of an accredited program in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology with the RCIS exam being successfully completed within one year of hire.
  2. OR Candidate has obtained an American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification for Radiography with at least 1-2 years of diagnostic general imaging experience and (ARRT) advanced certification for Cardiac Interventional (CI) is required within 2 years of hire.
  3. OR Candidate is a graduate of a diploma, associate, or baccalaureate academic program in health science (includes, but not limited to: cardiovascular technology, ultrasound, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy, or nursing) with the RCIS exam being successfully completed within two years of hire.

Note:  This position may be placed at a lower level for those who do not hold current certification.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience with structural heart procedures, surgical instruments and sterile technique.
  • Existing ARRT with advanced certification for CV, VI

Work Schedule

This is a full-time, 40 hours a week position that allows you to work 4 days on the day/evening shift within the Cardiac Procedures Unit Cardiac Catherization Laboratory. On call is required, with a 30-minute response time. This position is located at the Cardiovascular Center, Cardiac Procedures Unit, CVC Floor 2A in Ann Arbor, MI.

Additional Information

We, the staff and faculty of the UM Cardiovascular Center (CVC) team, are committed to advancing medicine and serving humanity through living and teaching our core values of Respect and Compassion; Collaboration; Innovation; and Commitment to Excellence.  Each CVC employee is expected to understand and demonstrate that in every interaction we represent our entire organization in the care we provide and in the courtesies we extend to patients, families, and each respective team member. The CVC is dedicated to partnering with patients and families to deliver the safest and highest quality of health care. Applicants are expected to review the following PowerPoint presentation which provides an overview of the Cardiovascular Center's philosophy and culture:  http://www.med.umich.edu/cvc/cvcpotentialteam.pdf

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.