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Texas Health Resources Cardiovascular Special Procedures Technologist in Fort Worth, Texas

Texas Health Southwest seeks to hire a Cardiovascular Special Procedures Tech to work Full Time.

The address is 6100 Harris Parkway Fort Worth, TX76132

Salary range is Min. $28.43/hr to Max. $45.49/hr – based on relevant experience

Hours/Schedule

Full Time (40/hr/wk); 4-10 hour day shifts with Call required

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

  8. Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS

  9. Prints laser images from modality or PACS

  10. 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 Required

Or

Other completion of accredited program in radiologic or cardiovascular technology Required

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

Licenses and Certifications

ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Upon Hire Required

Or

RCIS - Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist Upon Hire Required

Or

RCES - Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist Upon Hire Required

And

CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist if ARRT Upon Hire Required

And

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required

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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