This position is responsible for professional patient care and assisting the Cardiologist, Vascular Surgeon and / or Radiologist in performing cardiac diagnostic, cardiac interventional and invasive radiology procedures of the cardiac, vascular and circulatory systems. This position utilizes the patient care process to ensure safe and competent, quality patient care. The CVT III assists in all procedures performed in the invasive cardiology area and supports the medical care of all patients requiring any cardiac or peripheral catheterization and/or intervention under the direction of the Medical Staff pursuant to the Mission and objectives of the organization.
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Medical Center (CSRH-MC), located in the South Texas Medical Center, provides a high-level of care through compassionate hands, experience physicians, and advanced technology, including the da Vinci Surgical Robot System and the Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted System. Services at the 178- bed facility include Acute Care of the Elderly Unit, cardiology, diabetes care, emergency care, general surgery, kidney transplantation at the CHRISTUS Transplant Institute, orthopedics, outpatient rehabilitation and aquatic therapy, Senior Behavioral Health Center, urology, and the Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center.
High school graduate or equivalent is required.
Graduate of an approved School of Radiological Sciences or Graduate with a degree in Allied Health Science or Graduate of an accredited Cardiovascular Technologist Associate degree program is required.
Two (2) to four (4) years of experience as a Radiology Technologist or Cardiovascular Technologist, required.
Must have one (1) to three (3) years experience in the Cath Lab setting Must know cardiac anatomy and EKG rhythms.
Medical Radiologist Technologist (MRT) through Texas Medical Board (TMB) is required.
Registry from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (RCIS) from CCI required.
RCES is required if facility does Electrophysiology.
Limited Medical Radiological Technologist (LMRT) required OR American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) required. (*Note: RCIS/RCES is not required if Associate has ARRT).
BLS for Healthcare Worker is required.
ACLS certification is required within 90 days of hire/re-hire/transfer.
PALS certification is required within 90 days of hire/re-hire/transfer if caring for pediatric patients.
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.