Diagnostic Tech - TCUC East Houston (Full-time)

 
Position: Diagnostic Tech - TCUC East Houston (Full-time)

Job ID: 144665

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TC Urgent Care - East Houston

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 4:30p - 11p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

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 a Diagnostic Tech - someone who works well in a fast-paced urgent care setting. In this position, you’ll perform exceptional quality routine and specialized radiographic procedures at the request 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
  • Demonstrates a detailed understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology
  • Maintains a high degree of accuracy in radiographic positioning and exposure technique
  • Possesses, utilizes, maintains and enhances knowledge of radiation safety and protection for self, patients and others
  • 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 work
  • Engages in continuing education 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:

• High school diploma or GED
• One of the following:

  • Licensed General Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT) certification issued by the State of TX.
  • Licensed Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist (LMRT) certification issued by the State of TX.

The following is preferred:
• Bachelor’s degree.
• 1 year experience as Radiology Technologist
• Certification as a Medical Technologist by either ASCP or AMT
• CPR certification.



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