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Texas Health Resources Cardiovascular Special Procedures Technologist in Fort Worth, Texas

Cardiovascular Special Procedures Tech (Cath Lab)- Texas Health Fort Worth

***$8,000 Sign on Bonus (eligible new hires)

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.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Fort Worth

  • Work hours: Full Time (40/hr/wk) working Day shift rotating schedules

  • Salary range: $31.02-$47.49 per hour (based on relevant experience)

  • $12,000 Sign on Bonus for eligible new hires (eligible upon hire with 2 year agreement)

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.

Qualifications

Education

Associate's Degree Applied Science Required

Or

Other completion of accredited program in radiologic or cardiovascular technology Requried

Or

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

Experience

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

Or

RCIS - Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist Upon Hire Requried

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

Position Responsibilities

Patient Care

  1. Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions

  2. Assesses and recognizes the patient's emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive and psychosocial conditions

  3. Prepares room for examination (i.e. suction, oxygen, supplies)

  4. Checks physician orders and exam requisitions using time-out procedures

  5. Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID

  6. Obtains patient history

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

  8. Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment

  9. Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient

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

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

Imaging Procedures, Quality and Processing

  1. Explains procedures to patient or guardian / family member if applicable prior to exam

  2. Positions patient to correct anatomical area of interest

  3. Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations

  4. Adjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factors

  5. Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique

  6. Maintains attention to details

  7. 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

  8. Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS

  9. Prints laser images from modality or PACS

  10. Coordinates with Centralized Scheduling and other modalities

Equipment Operation and Maintenance

  1. Adjusts technical factors

  2. Operates, cares for and maintains equipment

  3. Applies knowledge of physics and accessories

  4. Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction

  5. Maintains equipment and room to sanitary standards

  6. Stocks supplies

  7. Exchanges and maintenance of film badges within designated time frames

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

Professional Accountability and Partnership

  1. Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement

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

  3. Identifies, troubleshoots and initiates quality improvement

  4. Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary

  5. Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor

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​​​​​​​​​​​​ 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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