Texas Health Resources Cardiovascular Special Procedures Tech in Fort Worth, Texas
Cardiovascular Special Procedures Tech (Cath Lab)- Texas Health Fort Worth
Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We’re looking for a qualified C ardiovascuar Special Procedures Tech like you to join our Texas Health family.
Work location: Texas Health Fort Worth
Work hours: PRN - As needed
At Texas Health Fort Worth we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 707-bed, Magnet-designated, full-service hospital serving our community since 1930. Our location in Fort Worth provides convenient care to the residents of Fort Worth and the surrounding areas.
If you’re looking for cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, neurosciences, sports medicine and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus we’re an accredited Cycle III Chest Pain Center, an Emergency Center of Excellence and provide gynecology, neonatal intensive care, respiratory therapy and orthopedic medicine.
And talk about award winning. Texas Health Fort Worth is Joint Commission-certified in both Heart Failure and Chest Pain, a Comprehensive Stroke Center, an Acute Heart Failure Center, a Level II Trauma Center, a designated Magnet hospital and the Best Place to Have a Baby in Tarrant County. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for emergency services, women’s 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.
Associate's Degree Applied Science Required
Other completion of accredited program in radiologic or cardiovascular technology Requried
H.S. Diploma or Equivalent 2 Years work experience in invasive cardiology Required
1 Year Preferred
2 Years required with high school diploma Required
1 Year Cath Lab Experience Strongly Preferred
Licenses and Certifications
ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Upon Hire Required
RCIS - Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist Upon Hire Requried
RCES - Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist Upon Hire Required
CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist if ARRT Upon Hire Required
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Required
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)
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
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 8. 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
Exchanges and maintenance of film badges within designated time frames
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 any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor
Why Texas Health
At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture makes THR a great place to work.
Here are a few of our recent awards:
2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th 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®
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