Assists physician with routine to complex invasive diagnostic and therapeutic cardiovascular procedures, such as cardiac catheterizations; cardiac and vascular percutaneous transluminal angioplasties and other interventional procedures. Performs a variety of related ancillary support activities. EDUCATION: High school degree or GED diploma is required, including completion of a Cardiovascular Technologist training program and/or related college level education in basic sciences. May require the use of specialized medical equipment (i.e., EEG, EKG, blood analyzer), or data processing equipment (i.e., tape drives, consoles). Prior Experience: In cardiovascular laboratory procedures, particularly as relates to cardiac and vascular interventional procedures preferred. Required Certification, Registration, and/or Licensure: Registration as Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) with Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) is preferred. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is required and Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification is required. Certification required within one year of employment.