Cath Lab Tech

Allen, TX

Category: Allied Health Job Number: 2847 Pay Rate: 55.00

Job Description

Catheterization Laboratory Technician  
Allen, TX
$48-55/hr DOE

7:00am - 5:00pm 

CornerStone Medical is looking for a Cath Lab Tech for medical clinic in Allen TX.  The ideal candidate is punctual, dependable, detail oriented and can work effectively in a fast-paced environment. Provides various patient care services to include some delegated medical procedures under the direct supervision of the physician.

  • Other Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology Required
  • Associate's Degree Preferred
  • Other – CLIAFE Must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency Required
  • 1 Year radiologic technologist experience Preferred
  • CMRT – Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist Either by the TDH or TMB Upon Hire Required
  • ARRT – American Registry of Radiologic Technologists with Required Upon Hire
  • BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly within 90 Days of hire Required

Position Responsibilities Cardiovascular Special Procedures Techwill assess and recognize the patient's emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive, and psychosocial conditions

In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Cardiovascular Special Procedures Tech will:

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
  • 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

Patient Care
  • Uses multidisciplinary, team-oriented actions
  • 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
  • Communicates respectfully with co-workers and other departments

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
  • Productive during periods of decreased workflow

Professional Accountability and Partnership
  • 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
  • Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor
  • Must pass a Background, Drug screen and Colorblind test 
  • Must hold up to date immunizations
Quick apply or contact Chace at 972-534-0020 ext 102

Job Requirements

Cath Lab, Catherization, Catherization Tech, Cath lab tech, Open Heart, Cardio, Cardiovascular, Vascular, cardiology Pre/post,

Meet Your Recruiter

Chance Hornbeck
Clinical Recruitment Manager

Chance has over 6 years in the Healthcare Industry, working many different positions from CMA to Hyperbaric Technologist throughout both clinical and Hospital settings. Most recently he made the transition to healthcare recruiter, where he is utilizing his outgoing personality and love of giving back, to help others like himself throughout the Medical Field. Chance gained his skills in healthcare and business by obtaining a Bachelors in Biology then continued his education by earning a Masters in Business Administration with a focus in Healthcare Administration and Management.

As a Clinical Recruitment Manager, Chance is focused on providing the best possible experience for both client and candidate. He regularly builds and maintains strong relationships while helping to provide every candidate with the best opportunities possible. By having personal experience of what it’s like to work in the industry, Chance understands what it takes to be successful and is the perfect advocate to have in your corner!

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