Interventional Technologist at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/26/2021

Media

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Date Posted:
    9/26/2021
  • Job ID:
    21028670
  • Job Family
    Cath Lab/Special Procedures
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Interventional Technologist -  Texas Health Huguley- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth

Location Address: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX  76028

Top Reasons to Work At Texas Health Huguley, Burleson, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility and departments including “Great Place to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review and Gallup.
  • Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award” recipients while on the way to Magnet status—2020.
  • Amazing medical benefits through Aetna plus an onsite full-service fitness center.
  • Growth opportunities designed for each employee.
  • Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.  

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time

Training with be M - F rotating shifts

After training will be Mon - Fri 4 10 hr shifts with rotating days off

What You Will Need:

  • Ability to learn and use Radiology software packages such as Cerner, Current PACS application.
  • Ability to quickly learn and follow departmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintain responsibility for all Hospital continuing and annual education.
  • Must maintain all required registries and licenses to perform imaging procedures.
  • Ability to follow Basic Radiation Safety concepts of time, distance and shielding to keep exposure levels ALARA for patients and staff.
  • High School Diploma or GED upon hire
  • Diploma from an approved school of Radiologic Technology upon hire
  • Two years’ experience as a Registered Radiological Technologist
  • Current Texas Radiological Technology license.
  • Current ARRT certification.
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Associates Degree preferred
  • 1 Year Interventional Experience preferred
     

Job Summary:

The interventional technologist is a vital member of a multidisciplinary team consisting of interventional radiologists, nurses and technologists. Interventional technology procedures consist of diagnostic angiography, complex vascular and nonvascular interventional and therapeutic procedures.

Qualifications

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Resolves customer service issues in a timely, courteous and efficient manner.
    • When function is achieved with minimal (less than 10%) customer complaints. 
    • Appropriate management of issues that did occur. 
    • Informing supervisor of any unresolved or resolved issues with patient satisfaction.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in performing technical Imaging procedures on all patient age groups and ability to teach the same.
    • Able to perform patient care independently on patients of all groups.
  • Provides imaging procedures to all patients, regardless of age, race or sex
    • Never refuses to provide any patient with efficient and courteous care
  • Technologist is proficient on the use of their specific imaging equipment and the department's policies and procedures
    • Independently operate imaging equipment in a safe and proper fashion
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with all staff, patients, families and Imaging services administration
    • Demonstrates effective communication skills with all staff, patients, families and Imaging services admin
  • Works with other modality staff to facilitate patient care across modalities
    • Recognizes when their patient also has exams in other modalities and is able to facilitate the process
  • Works well with other departments (ED, OR etc) to facilitate patient care
    • Able to follow processes that are in place that govern or apply cross departmental care
  • Maintains satisfactory participation and attendance at required meetings and staff development programs
    • Attends required meetings and staff development programs
  • Follows the proper HR policies to insure accurate badging in and out on time each shift
    • Meets function requirement
  • Efficient utilization of department supplies and resources
    • Follows established department guidelines
  • Recognizes and reports malfunctions in equipment, d/c use before a costlier repair is needed
    • Follows departmental protocol on broken equipment
  • Demonstrates competency and knowledge of specific supplies needed.  Able to perform cost containment and minimize waste
    • Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge in proper supply selection for specific exams
  • Demonstrates proficiency in performing technical imaging procedures safely according to Hospital standards of care.  Select proper technical factors and positioning
    • Performs exams independently in accordance with modality policy and procedure guidelines
  • Is familiar and complies with appropriate JCAHO standards and directives.  Able to teach the same
    • Complies with standards independently
  • Wears TLD badge daily.  Reviews their monthly radiation exposure reports.  Uses radiation restrictive devices on all examinations.  Follows ALARA.
    • Complies with standard.  Can verbalize ALARA process.
  • Verifies patient identification and reconfirms ordered/requested exam for accuracy
    • Verifies patient identification and reconfirms ordered/requested exam for accuracy
  • Uses principles of sterile technique according to the protocol for the exam requested.
    • Verbalizes the importance of and follows all protocols       
  • Demonstrates evidence of continuous professional development
  • Attend all Hospital sponsored educational classes. Maintain continuing ED points
  • Maintains satisfactory participation and attendance at required and non-required and staff development programs
    • Open involvement at staff meetings
  • Resourceful
    • Uses skill in improvising
    • Is clever in devising fresh approaches to problem solving
  • Caring
    • Demonstrates patient/customer focused, compassionate behavior.
    • Uses empathic listening to patient/customer and family
    • Does what is best for the patient/customer
  • Innovative
    • Makes improvements by introducing something new.
    • Is a creative risk taker
  • Teamwork
    • Cooperates and collaborates with team members and others.
    • Achieves consensus/agrees to proceed with no hidden reservation.
    • Models a synergistic approach with staff and others
  • Accountable
    • Takes responsibility for decisions, actions and results.
    • Delivers on commitments.
    • Practices financial responsibility.
    • Plans proactively for success
  • Corporate Integrity Program
    • Complies with the Employee Code of Conduct.
    • Demonstrates compliance with all federal, state and local laws; rules and government.
    • Verbalizes understanding of reporting process of any actual or perceived violation
  • Risk Management
    • Recognizes incidents as defined and described in the Hospital’s Institutional Policies and Procedures
    • Understands the method and reasoning for reporting incidents.
    • Demonstrates ability to complete the Hospital’s Incident Report Form.
    • Assists others in recognizing and reducing risk within the department or other areas of the Hospital
  • Environment of Care/Infection Control
    • Follows hospital and departmental Safety policies and procedures.
    • Wears nametag identification and is aware of role in minimizing Security incidents.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of role in Hazardous Materials and Waste Program, including procedures to follow in case of spill.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of role in the Life Safety Program and participates in Fire Drills as appropriate.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of role in Emergency Preparedness Program, participates in Disaster Drills as appropriate.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of role in the Medical Equipment Program and how to report malfunctioning equipment
    • Demonstrates knowledge of role in the Utility Systems Program and the department(s) response to utility failure.
    • Follows hospital and departmental Infection Control policies and procedures
  • Participates in Program for Improving Quality
    • Participates in Quality Improvement activities to improve processes and patient care.
    • Implements actions, as appropriate, recommended by Quality Improvement Teams and the hospital wide Quality Coordinating Council
  • Is Knowledgeable and Complies with the Stated Institutional Activities and Expectations
    • Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team members, patients and families.
    • Maintains satisfactory participation and attendance at required and non-required meetings and staff development programs.
    • Promotes evidence of adherence to the hospital confidentiality policy

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

VIEW ALL JOBS BY:
Location | Organization | Category | Job Function