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Texas Health Resources Cath Lab-Cardiovascular Special Procedures Technologist - $8k Sign On for Eligible New Hires in Bedford, Texas

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 20%

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 50%

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 15%

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 15% Education

Associate's Degree Applied Science Req Or

Other completion of accredited program in radiologic or cardiovascular technology Req Or

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

Other - CLIAFE Must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency Req

Experience

1 Year Pref

2 Years required with high school diploma Req

Licenses and Certifications

ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Upon Hire Req Or

RCIS - Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist Upon Hire Req Or

RCES - Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist Upon Hire Req Or

CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist if ARRT Upon Hire Req And

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Req And

ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support 90 Days Req

Supervision

Individual Contributor

ADA Requirements

Extreme Heat 1-33%

Extreme Cold 1-33%

Extreme Swings in Temperature 1-33%

Extreme Noise 1-33%

Working Outdoors 1-33%

Working Indoors 67% or more

Mechanical Hazards 1-33%

Electrical Hazards 1-33%

Explosive Hazards 1-33%

Fume/Odor Hazards 1-33%

Dust/Mites Hazards 1-33%

Chemical Hazards 1-33%

Toxic Waste Hazards 1-33%

Radiation Hazards 67% or more

Wet Hazards 1-33%

Heights 1-33%

Other Conditions 1-33%

OSHA

Tasks involving exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.

Physical Demands

Medium Work

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