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Cardiovascular Special Procedures Tech-THHV and Cardiac Cath lab in Arlington, TX at Texas Health Resources

Date Posted: 1/18/2019

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Job Description


Texas Health Resources-THHV and Cardiac Cath Lab is seeking to hire a Cardiovascular Special Procedures Technologist at Arlington Memorial Hospital.

 

 

Salary Range is Min. $28.43 to Max $45.49 -Based on relevant experience

 

 

Schedule:

Monday-Friday 6:30 am - 3:30 pm- plus call

  

 

Patient Care

1. Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions

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

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

4. Checks physician orders and exam requisitions using time-out procedures

5. Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID

6. Obtains patient history

7. Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices, and monitor patient during imaging

8. Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment

9. Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient

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

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

 

Imaging Procedures, Quality and Processing

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

2. Positions patient to correct anatomical area of interest

3. Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations

4. Adjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factors

5. Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique

6. Maintains attention to details

7. Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, makes technique adjustments or repeat procedures as needed 8. Utilizes proper downtime procedures for PACS and HIS / RIS

9. Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS

10. Prints laser images from modality or PACS

11. Coordinates with Centralized Scheduling and other modalities

 

Equipment Operation and Maintenance

1. Adjusts technical factors

2. Operates, cares for and maintains equipment

3. Applies knowledge of physics and accessories

4. Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction

5. Maintains equipment and room to sanitary standards

6. Stocks supplies

7. Exchanges and maintenance of film badges within designated time frames

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

 

Professional Accountability and Partnership

1. Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement

2. Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email

3. Identifies, troubleshoots and initiates quality improvement

4. Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary

5. Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor

 

Qualifications


Education

Associate's Degree Applied Science 

Or

Other completion of accredited program in radiologic or cardiovascular technology 

Or

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent 2 Years work experience in invasive cardiology Required

 

Experience

1 Year Preferred

2 Years Required with high school diploma required

 

Lirecenses and Certifications

ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Upon Hire 

And

CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist Upon Hire 

Or

RCIS - Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist Upon Hire 

Or

RCES - Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist Upon Hire 

And

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required
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