01 Nov
Cardiovascular Special Procedures Technologist - Interventional Radiology
Texas, Dallas / fort worth , 75201 Dallas / fort worth USA

Cardiovascular Special Procedures TechnologistFast-paced, high volume Interventional Radiology department is looking for top skilled Cardiovascular Special Procedures Techs. Is that you?Sign-On Bonus for Eligible New HiresWork location: Texas Health Dallas, 8200 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, TX 75231Work hours: Full Time Days; 40 hrs/week.Highlights:At Texas Health Dallas we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are an 875-bed, Magnet-designated, full-service hospital serving our community since 1966. Our location in Dallas provides convenient care to the residents of Dallas and the surrounding areas. If you’re looking for cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, women’s services, and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus, we’re a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a Comprehensive Stroke and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence and provide wellness services, outpatient surgery and women’s imaging services. And talk about award winning. Texas Health Dallas is a Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Care Center, a Level II Major Trauma facility, a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center, and a designated Magnet hospital. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for cancer and emergency services, bariatric services, cardiac care and much more. As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.Here’s What You NeedAssociate’s Degree, applied science required or

Other – Completion of accredited program or cardiovascular technology required or

High School Diploma plus 2 years work experience in invasive cardiology required.

1-year cardiovascular experience preferred.

2 years cardiovascular experience required with high school diploma.

ARRT – American Registry of Radiologic Technologist upon hire required or

RCIS – Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist upon hire required or

RCES – Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist upon hire required or

CMRT – Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist, if AART, upon hire required and

BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required.

What You Will DoPerforms complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerationsUses multidisciplinary, team-oriented actions.

Assesses and recognizes the patient’s emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive, and psychosocial conditions.

Prepares room for examination (i.e., suction, oxygen, supplies).

Check’s physician orders and exam requisitions using time out procedures.

Greets and acknowledges patients using two forms of ID.

Obtains patient history.

Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices and monitors patients during imaging.

Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment.

Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patients.

Administers contrast media and other medications in accordance with medication administration guidelines.

Processes patient information displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed.

Explains procedures to patient or guardian/family member if applicable prior to exam.

Position’s patient to correct anatomical area of interest.

Adjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factor.

Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique.

Maintains attention to details.

Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, makes technique adjustments, or repeat procedures as needed.

Utilizes proper downtime procedures for PACS and HIS / RIS.

Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS.

Prints laser images from modality or PACS.

Coordinates with Centralized Scheduling and other modalities.

Adjusts technical factors.

Operates, cares for, and maintains equipment.

Applies knowledge of physics and accessories.

Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction.

Maintains equipment and room to sanitary standards

Stocks supplies.

Exchanges and maintains radiology film badges.

Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Cardiovascular Special Procedures TechnologistBenefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, student Loan repayment program as well as several other benefits.

Delivery of high quality of patient care through education, research, and innovations in radiology practice.

Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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