Cardiovascular Special Procedures/Interventional Radiology Technologist - FT ***$5k sign on bonus***

  • Texas Health Hospital Rockwall
  • Rockwall, TX 75087
  • May 11, 2022
Full Time Medical Imaging Technologist

Job Description

Texas Health Rockwall has opportunities for Cardiovascular Special Procedures/Interventional Radiology Technologists to join our team! With our NEW Cath Lab/IR suites opening soon this is a great chance to join our hospital and be a part of an exciting future!

We are looking for caregivers with a sincere drive to provide great patient care and work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team to support our mission and reputation for delivering high quality.

The successful Cardiovascular Special Procedures Tech will prioritize high quality patient care providing attention and care to the following areas:

  • Assess and recognize the patient's emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive, and psychosocial conditions
  • Explain procedures to patient or guardian/family member 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
  • 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
  • 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

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
Professional Accountability
  • 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

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree Applied Science required OR completion of accredited program of radiologic or cardiovascular technology required
  • 1 year experience required
  • 2 years STEMI procedures highly preferred
  • 2 years IR experience highly preferred
  • ARRT – American Registry of Radiologic Technologists required AND CMRT Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist or one of the 2 following certifications
  • OR RCIS - Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist required
  • OR RCES - Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist required
  • BCLS required
  • ACLS within 90 days required

Employment Type (feed only)

Full Time