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

PRN Special Procedures Technologist

Interventional Radiology department is looking for a PRN Special Procedures Technologist. Is that you?

Work location: Texas Health Dallas, 8200 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, TX 75231

Work hours: PRN/as Needed

Qualifications - External

Interventional Radiology Department highlights:

  • Level 1 Trauma

  • Certified Stroke Center

  • 4 Procedure Rooms

  • Self-scheduling that helps with work/life balance as well as opportunities for educational candidate career growth.

  • Fast-Paced, high volume

  • Engaged Leadership Team

  • Engaged Physicians

Here’s What You Need

  • Associate Degree, applied science required or

  • Completion of accredited program or cardiovascular technology required or

  • High School Diploma or equivalent plus 2 years work experience in invasive cardiology required.

  • 1-year experience preferred.

  • 2 years experience required with high school diploma.

  • 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 required or

  • 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:

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).

  • 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.

  • 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 Quality, 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 factor.

  • 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.

  • Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email.

  • Identifies, troubleshoots, and initiates quality improvement.

  • Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary.

  • Performs assignments deemed necessary by supervisor.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health employee:

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, student Loan forgiveness as well as several other benefits.

  • Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

  • Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding 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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