Performs diagnostic and interventional procedures as requested by physicians. Provides care for patients while obtaining diagnostic quality images for interpretation by a Radiologist/Cardiologist.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent. Graduation from accredited radiologic technology program.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: ARRT orBoard eligible, New MexicoState licensure required. BLS certification required. For recent graduates, BLS certification required within six months of hire. ACLS obtained within the first year.
SKILLS: Thorough knowledge of associated radiographic equipment, neurologic and cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, radiographic positioning, medical terminology and basic computer skills. Thorough knowledge of interventional procedures in Cardiology and Radiology preferred. Ability to read, write, and communicate verbally in English.
EXPERIENCE: A graduate of an accredited radiologic technology program. One year radiologic experience preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Manager, Cath Lab
- Bloodborne pathogen C
Exposure to various body fluids and ionizing radiation.
Works in a clean, well-lighted, ventilated smoke-free environment. Subject to stressful professional relationships. Working hours are varied, with flexibility due to unexpected changes in schedule and emergencies.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients and equipment in excess of 50 lbs.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.