Cardiac Catheterization Tech

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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.


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.

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.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.


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*

  • A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.
  • Some experience in a catheterization type of laboratory is necessary.
  • 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.

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 per week position that allows you to work 4 days on the day/evening 10 hour shift within the Cardiac Procedures Unit Cardiac Catherization Laboratory. On call is required, with a 30-minute response time.

Additional Information

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings up to 10%
  • Tuition reimbursement for qualified study

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations, including one booster when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working remotely and temporary workers.   More information on this new policy is available on the U-M Health Response website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.