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Texas Health Resources Lead Technologist - Special Procedures - Interventional Radiology in Dallas, Texas

Lead Technologist, Special Procedures – Interventional Radiology

Full Time Days; Great Benefits

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

Position Highlights:

  • Work location: Texas Health Dallas

  • Department: Radiology Interventional

  • Work hours: Full Time – 40 Hours; Days Monday - Friday; 4-10 hour shifts; on call required as needed.

At Texas Health Dallas we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are an 875-bed, Magnet-designated, full-service hospital serving our community since 1966. Our location in Dallas provides convenient care to the residents of Dallas and the surrounding areas.

If you’re looking for cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, women’s services, and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus, we’re a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a Comprehensive Stroke and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence and provide wellness services, outpatient surgery and women’s imaging services.

And talk about award winning. Texas Health Dallas is a Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Care Center, a Level II Major Trauma facility, a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center and a designated Magnet hospital. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for cancer and emergency services, bariatric services, cardiac care and much more.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

Qualifications:

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 with 2 years’ work experience in invasive cardiology required.

Experience:

  • 2 years cardiac cath lab or critical care required or

  • 4 years cardiac cath lab experience required with high school diploma required.

  • Experience in Interventional Radiology required with 1 year in a supervisory role strongly preferred.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • ARRT – American Registry of Radiologic Technologist upon hire required or

  • RCIS – Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist upon hire required or

  • RCES – Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist upon hire or

  • CMRT – Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist, if AART, upon hire required and

  • BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required.

  • ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support within 90 days of hire required.

Skills:

  • Effective communication with guests, patients, physicians, and team members.

  • Treat guests, patients, employees, and physicians in a manner consistent with Service Excellence guidelines.

Position Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

Staff Supervision and Management of Daily Department Activities:

  • Schedules staff to provide adequate coverage of all shifts including vacation, absenteeism, and turnover. Maintains documentation in Atstaff.

  • Oversees orientation, training, and cross training of new staff, assesses their ability to work independently, communicates policies and procedures to staff and verifies orientation paperwork.

  • Implements and monitors performance evaluation procedures, establishes professional development goals and counsels’ staff on an ongoing basis as appropriate.

  • Provides ongoing instructions and assistance with procedures, equipment and PACS.

  • Manages supplies inventory including new products, linen and supplies usage, par levels, and supply charges.

  • Organizes, maintains and updates records of purchases, ordered exams, statistics, and other lists.

  • Assists in planning orientation and educational programs and in-services.

  • Assists with interview and selection of new employees.

  • Investigates complaints regarding patient care.

  • Reviews and corrects procedure coding and charges in conjunction with the coding department for accurate medical records and charges.

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).

  • Check’s physician orders and exam requisitions using time out procedures.

  • Greets and acknowledges patients using two forms of ID.

  • Obtains patient history.

  • Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices and monitors patients during imaging.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment.

  • Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patients.

  • 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.

  • Position’s 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 maintains radiology film badges.

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

Professional Accountability and Partnership:

  • Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement.

Why Texas Health? As a Lead Technologist, Special Procedures , you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.

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 Dallas a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7 th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Additional perks of being a Lead Technologist, Special Procedures:

  • Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing to a teamwork environment.

  • Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training, and dedicated leadership resources.

  • Enjoy opportunities for growth.

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

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

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