Interventional Cardiovascular Technologist


18937 (NE S SEIU 1199NW HMC P/T)
23628 (NE H NI SEIU 1199NW HMC P/T)


In the Harborview Medical Center (HMC), perform complex clinical angiographic interventional examinations, assist physicians with complex cardiovascular procedures, and participate in the training of residents, fellows, new employees, and students.


Independently perform, and assist physicians to perform, complex technical angiographic interventional and cardiovascular procedures in the angiography suite, cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology departments, and the operating rooms. Procedures include but are not limited to, neuro and interventional angioplasties, aortagrams, stents and stent grafts, embolizations, and intra-arterial chemotherapy treatments. Under a physician’s guidance, initiate IV administration of contrast.


Operate and troubleshoot angiographic equipment such as angiographic computers, rotational arms and power injecting equipment;

Operate equipment/systems such as combined computed tomography and C-arm, fixed and portable C-arms, CT workstations, 3D post-processing applications, PACS, MacLab, BD Pyxis, EPIC, and the Hospital Information System.

Perform or assist with Angiography procedures in areas outside Angio suite such as Operating Room. Patients could be in any age group (infant, toddler, child, teen, adult, geriatric).

Prepare patient for examination; explain testing procedures; prepare examination rooms for procedures;

Review patient medical history present on the examination requests; consult physician as necessary; tailor examination to individual patient per physician order; operate all angiographic equipment; monitor patients throughout procedure;

Scrub and apply sterile technique in assisting in catheter placement; initiate IV and the administration of contrast media under physician direction.

Monitor, circulate, or perform surgical scrub duties in cardiac procedures such as heart catheterization, thermodilution studies, pacemaker studies, intra-aortic balloon pump procedures, angioplasty procedures, insertions of Impella’s, and support Pacemaker device placement cases.

Maintain daily log of procedures performed;

Maintain inventory of supplies to be ordered and submit order request to supervisor;

Assist in evaluating new products, equipment, and techniques;

Perform calibration tests, adjust and maintain all equipment;

Participate in formal training programs for residents, fellows, new employees, and student radiology technologists;

May conduct imaging procedures during surgical procedures utilizing specialized equipment; and

Perform other duties as required.


Associate of Arts (AA) degree from an accredited Radiologic Technologist Program AND Registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) AND Licensure by the State of Washington as a Radiologic Technologist (RT)

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license.


New class: 08-01-2023. Incorporates the duties assigned to 18923 Imaging Technologist-Angiography.