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.
We are searching for Interventional Rad Specialist – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll prepare, administer and document activities related to mediations in accordance with state regulations and institution policy. You will be responsible for patient care, appropriate documentation, quality control, and quality improvement, and they provide training, education and mentoring to students, technologists, nursing, residents, fellows, staff and others.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Checks room daily for adequate stock necessary to facilitate continuous exam flow
- Confirms patient identity with approved identifiers
- Demonstrating population appropriate care with all patients, appropriately prepares patients for procedures
- Provides clear and detailed information regarding the procedure to the patient, family and others
- Provides information to patients, health care providers, students and the public concerning the role and responsibilities of individuals in the profession
- Performs routine, portable, STAT, urgent, on-call and intraoperative diagnostic and interventional radiographic and fluoroscopy cases while accurately demonstrating anatomy and pathology through proper techniques
- Expert knowledge of information management systems: demonstrates systems functionalities, accurately performs functions independently and serves as a resource to others
- Documents fluoroscopic time and radiation exposure
- Accurately and independently performs procedures, identifies and resolves issues
- Leads efforts associate with quality and process improvement
- Positions self in challenging situations and responds with confidence, professionalism, and accuracy in the face of multiple demands and shifting priorities
- Coaches and mentors the staff in protocols, procedures, examinations and corrective actions
- Build rapport and facilitate communication outside of the department
- Network, coordinate activities, become a sought after contact person within the working group
- A Graduate of a formal diagnostic Radiology program
- Certified in R-ARRT - ARRT Reg Tech Radiography by the American Registry of Radiology Technologists and Texas Medical Board
- Certified in CMRT - Cert Med Radiologic Techngst American Registry of Radiology Technologists and Texas Medical Board
- 3 years as a interventional radiology experience
- Knowledge of Radiology physics and procedures; understanding of Radiology principles that are developmentally appropriate for ages 0 – adulthood.
- Operation of all required equipment including troubleshooting when necessary of the equipment, including automated processors, copying/digitizing film equipment, R.I.S., and PACS
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