Cath Lab Radiologic Technologist II

  • Houston Methodist
  • Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
  • Jul 26, 2019
Full time Registered Technologist (RT)

Job Description

Cath Lab Radiologic Technologist II
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Sugar Land, TX
Full-Time, Days

The Cath Lab Radiologic Technologist II is an experienced, fully competent technologist with specialized training and knowledge of cardiovascular procedures directly related to the Cardiac Catherization Laboratory. S/he is responsible for assisting physicians with highly specialized and complex interventional and therapeutic radiologic procedures including but not limited to: peripheral and coronary angioplasty, stents, rotablators, artherectomy, laser, and coronary ultrasound; electrophysiology procedures including ablations and device implantation.

Duties:

  • Actively participates and scrubs into Cath Lab cases to assist with the movement and alignment of equipment as well as the control of radiation throughout procedures.
  • Serves as a mentor to Cath Lab Rad Tech Is, Cath Lab RNs and students by utilizing skills and knowledge to help train and educate others. 
  • Works independently exercising sound judgment and executing above average clinical skills on challenging diagnostic procedures and patient care situations. 
  • Delivers exceptional patient care and adheres to radiation standards and guidelines established by radiology agencies to ensure optimal patient safety and customer service. 

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of education program approved by the credentialing body for the required credential indicated below
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a Cath Lab Radiologic Technologist; may consider Houston Methodist Cath Lab Radiologic Technologist with at least two years of Cath Lab experience, of which at least one has been with HM
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist in Radiography (ARRT (R)) required
  • Registration as a Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT-GC)
  • American Heart Association BLS and ACLS
  • Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through ongoing skills and competency assessments
  • Possesses basic computer knowledge; operates multiple computer systems to include, Hospital/ Radiology Information Systems and Office software to maintain patient and exam documents
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal and team player skills with all levels of the healthcare team and assures delivery of excellent customer service to all patients, visitors, physicians and co-workers
  • Adapts to multiple ongoing priorities with minimal supervision including organizing work flow and actively participating in problem-solving
  • Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles
  • Availability to be on call 

For further information and to apply, please visit:

https://www.houstonmethodistcareers.org/cath48718 

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