Prepares and monitors patients throughout diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. May perform scrub tech, respiratory, and/or x-ray technician duties. Must have nursing, respiratory care, or radiology background.Â
The Cardiac Cath Lab consists of five angiographic suites, one of those being dedicated to Electrophysiology Procedures (EP), as well as a Hybrid OR suite. We typically do about 4000 diagnostic and 900 interventional cardiology and peripheral procedures annually. Our procedures include Right/Left Heart Catheterizations, percutaneous coronary/peripheral interventions, AAA stent repairs, and Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Repair (TAVR), EP Ablations, and pacemaker/ICD implants. We have a dedicated nine bay holding area so we can handle our patients from start to finish. We run our rooms with two RNs/ two Radiation Technologists and have a four person call crew for 24/7 care. We are a member of the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care with door to balloon times of 60 minutes. Our employees have a combined experience level of well over 200 years between the team.
We have a team mentality here in the Cath Lab and all of the good we do for our patients is because of the hard work of each individual on our team.Â
Graduate from an approved school of Radiology Technology.
Excellent organizational skills required; must work well in team situations.
Ability to interpret outcomes data for program development.
Minimum 2 yearsâ€™ experience as a technologist, previous special procedures experience preferred.
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.