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 II 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.
High school graduate or equivalent is required. Graduate of an approved School of Radiological Sciences and/or graduate of a approved Cardiovascular School is required. One (1) to three (3) years experience in a hospital setting as a Radiology Technologist is preferred. Cardiac Cath Lab (1) to (3) years experience is highly preferred Must have basic knowledge of cardiac anatomy and EKG rhythms. Texas Department of Health (CMRT TDH) licensure is required. Registry from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (RCIS) from CCI required. RCES is required if facility does Electrophysiology. Limited Medical Radiological Technologist (LMRT) eligibility is required and must be obtained within six (6) months of hire/re-hire/transfer date OR American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) eligibly is required and must be obtained within six (6) months of hire/re-hire/transfer date.(*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.