Radiology Generalist - West Tower (9:30a - 6p)

 
Position: Radiology Generalist - West Tower (9:30a - 6p)

Job ID: 144710

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PEDI RADIOLOGY - MAIN

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 9:30a - 6p / Full Time

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, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. 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 Radiology Generalist – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll preform quality routine and specialized radiographic procedures at the request licensed independent practitioner for interpretation by radiologists. As the generalist will integrate scientific knowledge; technical skills, patient interaction and compassionate care resulting in diagnostic information, and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure. You will also demonstrate an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology. Lastly, you must maintain a high degree of accuracy in radiographic positioning and exposure technique.


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Responsibilities :

  • Confirms patient identity with approved identifiers
  • Demonstrating age 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 radiographic and fluoroscopy cases while accurately demonstrating anatomy and pathology through proper diagnostic scanning.
  • Follows fall precautions, isolation standards and universal precautions 100% of the time.
  • Documents fluoroscopic time and radiation exposure.
  • Documents incidents, variances, unusual circumstances or patient concerns.
  • Responsible for precise, complete and accurate data entry and image management in appropriate technology infrastructure: EPIC, PACS, etc.
  • Applies patient safety principles during all aspects of radiographic procedures, including assisting and transporting patients
  • Seeks opportunities to assist in overall patient care activities: assists radiologist and others as requested or needed
  • Communicates effectively with appropriate medical staff to answer associated clinical care questions

 



Qualifications:

  • A technical diploma and graduate of a formal diagnostic Radiology program
  • R-ARRT - ARRT RegTech Radiography from the American Registry of Radiology Technologists
  • CMRT - Cert Med Radiologic Techngst from the Texas Medical Board
  • 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
  • Basic life support and medical terminology understanding is required

 



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