PRN Cath Lab Radiology Technologist (Interventional Vascular Technologist)

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7134696 (Ref:ccf17997655)

Posted: March 17, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital and experience world-class healthcare at its best. Fairview Hospital provides state-of-the-art healthcare to all its patients. On our team, you will provide stellar patient care to patients assigned to your unit. Fairview Hospital is currently ranked No. 5 in Ohio, and No. 4 in the Cleveland Metro Area. Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital is a proud Magnet Hospital awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. This designation is the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice.

As a Registered Nurse (RN) in the Cardiac Cath Lab, you will be responsible for providing direct nursing care, monitoring patients’ health, assessing patients’ pain levels, administering medication and maintaining up-to-date patient records. On this nursing team, you will feel supported and appreciated for the knowledge you have to share and have access to our advanced technology and research to ensure all patients receive world-class care.

The ideal future caregiver is someone who:
- Thrives in a team environment.
- Provides care with compassion and empathy.
- Can critically think and problem-solve for patients’ best interests.
- Is self-motivated, reliable, eager to learn and easy to get along with.
- Demonstrates a strong work ethic and positive attitude.

Professional development is continuous in the Cardiac Cath Lab. Whether it be assisting with radiation safety, educational opportunities or cross-training, you will enhance your skills, advance your career and make meaningful differences in patients’ lives every day.

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.


  • Utilizes sterile or aseptic technique to scrub in and perform vascular, interventional and surgical procedures per protocol.
  • Establishes effective working relationships and utilizes a team approach to process improvement.
  • Performs duties in instances where normal, routine practice cannot be applied, often in high stress situations.
  • Educates patients regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure understanding and cooperation.
  • Ensures patients safety and comfort during and after exams.
  • Sets-up or operates injector to administer contrast agents for procedures.
  • Manually injects contrast agent if no pressure injector is utilized.
  • Operates ancillary equipment adherent to specific procedures.
  • Checks and prepares patient prior to Vascular-Interventional study.
  • Screens patients for ability to undergo procedure by understanding baseline lab requirements.
  • Demonstrates understanding of primary purpose of drugs used in IR, indications, contraindications, contrast drug interactions and major effects.
  • Positions patient to obtain radiographic exposure, adjusts exposure factors and processes images.
  • Adapts imaging and therapeutic procedures with professional judgment to improve diagnostic quality and therapeutic outcome.
  • Acquires, archives, transmits and prints images via PACS.
  • Completes after hours transmission of images and appropriate paperwork.
  • Immediately reports malfunctions to help desk and PACS Administrator.
  • Processes billing via RIS.
  • Records and maintains procedural data to include injection data, elapsed fluoroscopic time and procedural information.
  • Provides after hours standby call in service.
  • Monitors equipment, systems, cleans equipment and effects timely repair.
  • Teaches and instructs students and new hires.
  • Learns new technical information and skills through attendance of periodic in-service programs and participation in professional affiliation sessions.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Graduate of an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology.


  • Must be a Registered Technologist credentialed by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists R.T.(R) (ARRT), in good standing. Certification in Cardiovascular-Interventional Radiography: R.T.(R)(CV)(ARRT) or Vascular-Interventional Radiology: R.T.(R)(VI)(ARRT) preferred.
  • Current state licensure (RL) required prior to employment.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Knowledge of radiologic physics and computerized vascular equipment, so as to safely inject and image human vascular anatomy.
  • Thorough knowledge of vascular anatomy and pathology sufficient to apply to interventional and diagnostic exams.
  • Must be knowledgeable of sterile technique with ability to create and maintain sterile environment.
  • Ability to function well with minimal to no supervision, especially during after hours call-in emergency service.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum one year experience as radiologic technologist preferred.
  • Preference given to previous experience in high volume angiography department.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift or assist with lifting patients of varying weight and manipulate equipment daily.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7134696 (Ref:ccf17997655)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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