Texas Health Resources Special Procedures Technologist - IR in Bedford, Texas
Special Procedures Technologist - IR
Cardiovascular Special Procedures Tech- Full Time/ Days
Texas Health HEB’s Interventional Radiology department is looking for a top skilled Cardiovascular Special Procedures Tech. Is that you?
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Work location: Texas Health HEB: 1600 Hospital Parkway Bedford, TX 76022
Work hours: Full Time (36 Hour) Day Shift; 4- 9 hour shifts with varying days and some call on weekends
Fast-paced challenging environment
Engaged nursing leadership support
Great team environment
IR team is a combination of RN’s and Special procedure techs. Part of the job requires supporting the team and assisting in transporting patients to other areas when not scrubbed in. The IR works with the OR on the hybrid vascular cases on a weekly basis.
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford is a 296-bed, acute-care facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973. With more than 550 physicians on its medical staff, hospital services include outpatient surgery, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated oncology unit and cardiac rehabilitation. Texas Health HEB recently received a dual accreditation as a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center and Heart Failure Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and a designated "Baby Friendly" facility by WHO and UNICEF. Our location brings the best of suburban living, offering you the benefits of convenience and solid career opportunities.
Here’s What You Need
Associate's Degree Applied Science required Or
Other completion of accredited program in radiologic or cardiovascular technology required Or
High School Diploma or Equivalent (2 years work experience in invasive cardiology) required
Other - CLIAFE Must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency required
1 year preferred
2 years with high school diploma required
IR or Cath Lab experience is preferred
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 prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required
What You Will Do
Uses multidisciplinary, team-oriented actions
Assesses and recognizes the patients 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
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
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
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
Additional perks of being a Cardiovascular Special Procedures Tech:
Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.
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