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Cardiac Catheterization Lab Tech

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Department: CATH LAB
Local Title: Cardiac Catheterization Lab Tech
Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Medical Radiographer I
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Clinical, Patient Care


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Nursing at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Cardiac Catheterization Lab Tech. The successful candidate will: 

  • Assist in the performance of invasive and non-invasive cardiac diagnostic procedures. Responsible for the maintenance of electronic monitoring equipment, use of monitoring equipment, and operation and servicing of recording devices.
  • Assist with patient preparation. Participate in Code H/on-call/recall schedules with beeper coverage.
  • Program and operate power injector during Cardiac Cath procedures. Must ensure that the injector is air-free for every procedure at all times.
  • Operate radiation equipment. Must check the system upon arrival daily and perform all necessary function tests and calibrations in accordance with Hospital, State, and Federal guidelines.
  • Operate and maintain CD system. Must ensure that CDs/DVDs are appropriately labeled with the correct markers and verified before signing out the disk.
  • Monitor appropriate supply usage and submit a request to order needed supplies based on established par levels. Must ensure par levels are maintained and all rooms are stocked with the necessary supplies for operations.
  • Maintain procedure logs and billing sheets daily. Must log all procedures in the procedure logbook and billing sheets daily in accordance with specifications, and logs must be completed accurately daily.
  • Operate digital imaging archival system and ensures cases are properly sent and confirms case retrieval.
  • Ensure the temperature is maintained at a correct working level in the chiller and UPS room.
  • Contact vendor for service when necessary. Equipment failure must be reported to the immediate supervisor. Trouble-shoot systems [Centricity and Hemodynamics] when appropriate.
  • Initiate Mac Lab systems, which entails powering up, inputting demographics, and starting procedures.
  • Transfer patients on and off the Cardiac Catheterization procedure table.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate of Applied Science Degree. 
  • AART or other certification in specialty.

(Advanced degree may be substituted for AAS and experience).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience preferred (new graduates and/or 1 to 2 years of experience will be strongly considered). 
  • New York State Medical Radiographer Licensure.

Work Schedule:

Monday to Friday; 7:30am to 4:00pm

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:


  An approved COVID-19 vaccination.

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at


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