Cardiac Catheterization Technologist - Sign-on Bonus

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As a Cath Tech at Michigan Medicine, you will deliver exceptional care in a nationally recognized as a top ten cardiovascular center year after year.  The role includes 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 with some of the newest and most advanced equipment. 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.


Potential Sign-on Bonus up to $3500


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, nursing or paramedic/EMT) with the RCIS exam being successfully completed within two years of hire.

Desired Qualifications*

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

Work Schedule

This is a full-time, 40 hour 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.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Union Affiliation

This position is included in the bargaining unit represented by the United Michigan Medicine Allied Professionals (UMMAP), which represents bargaining unit members in all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.

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.