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Texas Health Resources THD Cardiovascular Special Procedures TECHN(Sign on Bonus 8k for Eligible New Hires) in Dallas, Texas

Cardiovascular Special Procedures TECHN- Great Benefits

(Sign on Bonus $8k for Eligible New Hires)

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We’re looking for a qualified Cardiovascular Special Procedures Techn like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Dallas

  • Work hours: Monday-Friday 7:00am- 5:30pm

  • No Call

  • Salary range: $31.02 - $50.77 per hour (based on relevant experience)

  • $8k sign on bonus for eligible new hires

At Texas Health Dallas we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. Texas Health Dallas 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.​


  • Other Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic or cardiovascular technology Required

  • Associate degree Preferred

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

  • 1 Year experience Preferred

  • CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist Either by the TDH or TMB Upon Hire Required

  • ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Required Upon Hire

  • RCIS - Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist Required

  • RCES - Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist Upon Required Upon Hire

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly within 90 Days of hire Required

  • ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support 90 Days Req

Position Responsibilities Texas Health Dallas Cardiovascular Special Procedures Techn will assess and recognize the patient's emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive, and psychosocial conditions

In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Radiographer will:

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

  • 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

Patient Care

  • Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions

  • 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

  • Obtains patient history

  • Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices, and monitor patient during imaging

  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment

  • Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient

  • Administers contrast media and other medications in accordance with medication administration guidelines

  • Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed

  • Communicates respectfully with co-workers and other departments

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 between patients (injectors, tabletops, floors)

  • Stocks supplies daily

  • Exchanges and maintenance of film badges within designated time frames Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards

  • Productive during periods of decreased workflow

Professional Accountability and Partnership

  • Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement

  • Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email in a timely manner Identifies, troubleshoots, and initiates quality improvement

  • Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary

  • Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.