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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

Department highlights:

  • 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

Education

  • 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

Experience

  • 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

Patient Care

  • 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.

  • At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health a great place to work.

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

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Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org . #LI-TC2

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