Cath Lab Radiologic Tech - Ben Taub Hospital
At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Skills / Requirements
JOB SUMMARY: The Cath Lab Radiologic Technician collaborates with physicians, nurses and other clinical disciplines to provide care to patients undergoing procedures in the cardiac catheterization lab. The Cath Lab Radiologic Technician assists with the preparation and operation of the radiology equipment during procedures in the catheterization lab suite and ensures that: required supplies are available; all equipment is functioning properly and set-up correctly prior to each case. The Cath Lab Radiologic Technician works under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse and serves as a preceptor to clinical staff and students.
a. Education: Graduated from an accredited school of Radiologic Technology. The accreditation agency must be recognized by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
b. Licensure/Certification: Medical Radiologic Technologist License by the Texas Medical Board (TMB). Radiologic Technologist Certification by the ARRT, CPR required, ACLS acquired within six months
Equipment Operated: All ionizing radiation equipment associated with STEMI care in the cath lab
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Other Skills: Medical Terms, PC
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, On-Call