Cardiovascular Technologist - Heart & Vascular Cardiac Catheterization Lab

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.00

Shift: Varied

Hours: Day Shift



Our extraordinary team of professionals are responsible for supporting physicians by performing critical cardiovascular procedures within the Cardiovascular Catheterization Lab. 

The individual selected for this role will be responsible for monitoring and documenting patient vital signs to include ECG, intra and extra cardiac arterial and venous pressures, as well as performing daily QI on equipment such as angiography and fluoroscopy. As crucial members of the team, the technicians assist in scrubbing, injecting, and set-up for Adult and Pediatric diagnostic procedures. 

Our team’s goal is always to provide an exceptional patient experience and positive outcomes, and we are seeking a patient-focused individual with a strong desire to grow in the field. 

For candidates that are unable to meet the 30 minute on-call requirement, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical will assist with lodging costs, paid by the department. 



Either: (A) Graduate of an approved Invasive Cardiovascular Program; or (B) 2 years of Interventional Cardiac Catheterization lab experience; or (C) Graduate of an approved RT Program plus 2 years of Cardiac Catheterization lab experience required.

Must obtain RCIS certification with 18 months of date of hire.

Must obtain BLS, ACLS, PALS within 3-6 months.


Able to sit/stand/walk frequently.
Able to lift 0-10 lbs. constantly; 11-50 lbs. occasionally.
Able to carry 0-10 lbs. frequently; 11-35 lbs. occasionally.
Able to push 0-10 lbs. constantly; 11-75 lbs. occasionally.
Able to pull 0-10 lbs. frequently; 11-75 lbs. occasionally.
Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly.
Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.

*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.

Why Penn State Health? 

The Penn State Health Heart and Vascular Institute is the region’s only heart transplant center. We are focused on providing the best advanced care for heart and vascular conditions and boasts a team of respected physicians, skilled advanced practice providers and Magnet recognized nurses. This is an excellent role for an individual who is seeking to expand his/her knowledge by being exposed to complex procedures in an academic medical center. We offer exceptional benefits including a comprehensive healthcare plan, tuition reimbursement programs and exemplary paid time off program to ensure our employees are able to enjoy a strong life/work balance! 


Penn State Health is one of the leading teaching and research hospitals in the country. It is a multi-hospital health system, Academic Medical Center and Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma center serving patients and communities across Central Pennsylvania. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute in scenic Hershey, PA. It also includes Penn State Health Saint Joseph’s Medical Center in Reading, PA, Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, PA, and Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center in Enola, PA. Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine. 


If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, martial status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.


Union: Non Bargained