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Texas Health Resources THA TECHN CARDIOV SPL PROC 8k sign on Bonus For Eligible New Hire in Allen, Texas

Cath Lab Cardiovascular Special Procedures Technologist-GREAT BENEFITS

( $8,000 sign on Bonus For Eligible New Hire)

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We are looking for a qualified Cath Lab Technologist like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights:

  • Work location: Texas Health Allen

  • Department: Cardiac Cath Lab

  • Full Time (40/hr/wk) working Monday-Friday 7:00a-3:30p with call rotation required (must be able to respond to TH Allen within 30 minutes)Salary range is Min. $31.02/hr to Max. $47.49/hr – based on relevant experience

  • $8,000 sign on Bonus For Eligible New Hire

At Texas Health Resources, our mission is “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”. Texas Health Allen is a 73-bed, acute-care hospital serving the northern Collin County area since 2000. Hospital services include women’s care, a Level II neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics, pediatrics, wound care and sleep medicine. Texas Health Allen, a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, has more than 500 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 25 specialties. Texas Health Allen is a World Health Organization-designated "Baby-Friendly Hospital" and was the first hospital in Texas to receive the distinction. The hospital is a Level IV trauma center and an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, which makes our facility intensely qualified to serve our community and your professional aspirations.

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:

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

RCIS Certification Preferred

Position Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

Patient Care

  • Uses 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)

  • Checks physician orders and exam requisitions using time-out procedures

  • Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID

  • Obtains patient history

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

  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment

  • Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient

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

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

Imaging Procedures, Quality and Processing

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

  • Positions patient to correct anatomical area of interest

  • Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations

  • Adjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factors

  • 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

Equipment Operation and Maintenance

  • 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 maintenance of film badges within designated time frames

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

Professional Accountability and Partnership

  • Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement

  • Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email

  • Identifies, troubleshoots and initiates quality improvement

  • Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary

  • Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor

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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