I.R./Cath Lab Technologist - Cath Lab - Full time - Days

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Healthcare Practitioner and Technician
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Covenant Health
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R331859 Requisition #

Covenant Health is seeking a full time, day shift Cath Lab Technologist, Interventional Radiology with the Cath Lab Department at Covenant Medical Center.

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Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Technical Manager, assists the physician in obtaining high quality diagnostic studies and completion of interventional procedures by safe and skilled operation of all X-ray related equipment, and by ensuring proper performance of all X-ray related equipment.  Minimal supervision required. 

Essential Functions:

  • Operates all X-ray related equipment including single plane or biplane units, digital subtraction modalities, IVUS, lasers, rotablator, power injectors and processors for the completion of angiographic studies and interventional procedures, while protecting the sterile field.  Assists the physician in obtaining high quality diagnostic images for diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, including quantitative coronary analysis, and ejection fraction analysis.
  • Performs quality control activities accurately on all X-ray related equipment, as assigned.  Troubleshoots problems and communicates effectively with the manager and service personnel.  Thoroughly documents all problems and solutions in equipment logs.  Cleans and maintains equipment on a regular basis.
  • Maintains quality, availability, security and confidentiality of patient studies through processing and labeling and storage of digital patient tapes and archive tapes, post-processing, copying of tapes and/or burning of CD's for referring physicians and research or other appropriate purpose.  Creates cine films from digital videotapes when requested for core research labs.
  • Verifies patient identification, diagnosis and history for all diagnostic and interventional studies, and properly executes computer order entry and completion for diagnostic X-rays.  Maintains a minimal repeat rate.
  • Assures that all team members understand and comply with principles of Radiation Safety, including distance, shielding, time limits, proper care and wear of lead aprons and dosimetry badges.
  • Assists with comprehensive operation of the Cath Lab by readily participating in efficient room turnover, patient transport, shave preps, sheath removal and establishment of hemostasis, terminal cleaning, cost containment and quality improvement activities.
  • Takes emergency call, as assigned, on a rotational basis with other personnel in the same job description.

 

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of Radiologic Technology.

Licenses/Certifications: 

  • Registered as an Radiologic Technologist with the American Registry.
  • Certified by the Texas Department of Health.
  • Must obtain BLS (AHA) within 30 days from employment date.

 

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience:

  • 1 year of experience the field of Radiology.
  • Experience in a Cardiac Cath Lab or Special Procedures Lab.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • ACLS.
  • Cardiovascular Interventional Technology (CIT) registry from American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist registry from Cardiovascular Credentialing International, Inc.

 

 

 

Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.

For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.

As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:

Covenant Medical Center - CMC
Covenant Children’s
Covenant Specialty
Covenant Plainview - PLV
Covenant Levelland - LVL
Trustpoint  (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock)
Covenant Medical Group (CMG)
Covenant Health Partners
Hospice of Lubbock

Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.

Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

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