Cardiovascular Invasvasive Technologist / FT / Days / Wyandotte

Clinical/Allied Health
199608 Requisition #



The Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist is responsible to assist in the performance of invasive testing and interventional procedures used in the detection and treatment of the heart and circulatory system within Cardiac Catheter, CTO and Structural Heart procedure rooms. RCIS Technologists must be able to be proficient in the functions of Monitoring, Circulating and Scrubbing.



  • Demonstrates understanding of Cardiac, Vascular, Respiratory, and Renal, physiology and pathology.
  • Adheres to the principles of medical ethics as applied to the role of the Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Technologist.
  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of ECG and related medical terminology.
  • Recognizes ECG waveform morphology, wave patterns and their significance, including lethal arrhythmias.
  • Recognize and interpret ECG changes occurring in heart chamber enlargement and myocardial infarctions and is able to respond appropriately. (ACLS)
  • List and describe the most common cardiac pathologies, including symptoms and treatments.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of all of the Cardiac medications (Generic & Trade names) and the pharmacokinetics actions related to cardiac and vascular functions and properly documents the medications including indications for administration and dosages.
  • Recognizes and alerts physicians to abnormalities with clinical laboratory values for Arterial Blood Gases, electrolytes, hemoglobin, BUN and creatinine.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and is able to perform all components for a RCIS Tech. for a patient undergoing a full cardiac arrest.
  • Monitors a diagnostic cardiac catheter procedure.
  • Intervenes appropriately during and after a lethal arrhythmia using ACLS standards if warranted.
  • Identities coronary anatomy in cine angiographic projections.
  • Identify cardiac pressure waveforms and informs Interventional Cardiologist when applicable. Calculates basic hemodynamic parameters using the recording computer.
  • Records catheterization events in the database computer.
  • Understands the necessary supplies required, can provide them and set up a table to perform a diagnostic cardiac catheterization.


  • High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.


  • Registered Cardiovascular Interventional Technologist.
  • Must be from a program accredidated by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program. (CAAHEP)
  • Maintain BLS and ACLS certificate


       Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

       $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

       including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

       other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

       now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

       of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

       health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s  

       major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

       remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

       education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

       in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

       pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

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        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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