MRI Specialist - Pavilion For Women / West Tower (2:30p - 11:00p)

 
Position: MRI Specialist - Pavilion For Women / West Tower (2:30p - 11:00p)

Job ID: 143648

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 3:00 - 11:30p / Full Time / Evening Shift

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children’s Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women’s Place – Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for an MRI Specialist – someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll perform exceptional quality routine and specialized radiographic procedures at the request of the licensed independent practitioner for interpretation by radiologists.

 

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Responsibilities :

 

  • Integrates scientific knowledge, technical skills, patient interaction and compassionate care resulting in diagnostic information
  • Recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure
  • Possesses, utilizes, maintains, and enhances knowledge of MRI safety and protection for self, patients, and others
  • Demonstrates a detailed understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology
  • Maintains a high degree of accuracy in positioning and exposure technique
  • Prepares, administers and documents activities related to mediations in accordance with state regulations and institution policy
  • Is a liaison between patients, radiologist and other members of the support team
  • Remains sensitive to the needs of the patient through good communication, and exceptional patient care skills
  • Participates in quality improvement processes and continually assesses their professional performance
  • Thinks critically and uses independent, professional and ethical judgment in all aspects of their work
  • Engages in continuing education to include their area of practice to enhance patient care, public education, knowledge and technical competence
  • Responsible for patient care, appropriate documentation, quality control, and quality improvement
  • Provides training, education and mentoring to students, technologists, nursing, residents, fellows, staff and others
  • Maintains a safe and hazard free environment

 



Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a formal diagnostic Radiology program
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology ARRT-R.T.(MR-ARRT) certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  • Radiography ARRT-R.T. (R-ARRT) certification from the American Registry of Radiology Technologists
  • Medical Radiologic Technologist Certification (CMRT) issued by the Texas Medical Board
  • Three (3) years of MR experience
  • Broad knowledge of MRI physics and procedures
  • Understanding of MRI principles that are developmentally appropriate for ages 0-adulthood
  • Operation of all required equipment, including troubleshooting when necessary, including automated processors, copying/digitizing film equipment, R.I.S., and PACS
  • Basic life support and medical terminology understanding is required
  • Successful demonstration of the professional fundamental competencies
  • Must be articulate, courteous and supportive in dealing with patients, parents, nursing, faculty, administrative and departmental personnel so that excellent customer service and positive guest relations are achieved
  • Must honor confidentiality
  • Must independently scan patients by following the established protocols
  • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written skills
  • Must utilize basic office equipment, such as fax
  • Preferable if able to demonstrate bilingual skills
  • Internal Promotion Requirements
  • Specialist candidate must have been rated as "exceeds" or "consistently exceeds" on the previous performance appraisal and must have demonstrated productivity per department standards for previous 12 months
  • Specialist candidate must have participated in at least one completed performance improvement project, as approved by the manager, in the previous 12 months; project must be presented to department management team; this requirement will be waived with Six Sigma LEAN Belt, Green Belt or Black Belt Certification for internal or in-hire candidates
  • Specialist candidate must not have been on disciplinary or corrective action during the 12 months preceding the promotion

 

 



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