Nuclear Radiology Generalist - Legacy Tower (8a - 5p)

 
Position: Nuclear Radiology Generalist - Legacy Tower (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 145594

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Nuclear Medicine

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p / Full Time

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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 Nuclear Radiology Generalist – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you 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. The Generalist must demonstrate an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology. Nuclear Radiology Generalist must maintain a high degree of accuracy in positioning and technique. They must possess, utilize, maintain and enhance knowledge of radiation safety and protection for self, patients and others. The Nuclear Radiology Generalist prepares, administers and document activities related to mediations in accordance with state regulations and institution policy. The Generalist is a liaison between patients, radiologist and other members of the support team.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Assesses factors that may contraindicate the procedure; such as, medication contraindications, patient risk for reaction to medications, patient history, laboratory results, insufficient patient preparation or artifacts
  • Provides information to patients, health care providers, students and the public concerning the role and responsibilities of individuals in the profession
  • Applies principles of ALARA, including use of technical factors according to technical specifications, to minimize exposure to patient, self and others
  • Performs high quality imaging procedures: determines technical factors, identifies and removes artifact producing objects, and utilizes shielding devices to protect the patient, self and others
  • Responsible for precise, complete and accurate data entry and image management in appropriate technology infrastructure: EPIC, PACS, etc.
  • Recognizes signs and symptoms of an emergency, and initiates emergency procedures
  • Participates and leads continuing education in-service programs, reads professional publications, reviews procedure manuals and attends trainings
  • Builds rapport and facilitates communication inside the department: network coordinate activities, strive to become a contact person within your workgroup

 

 



Qualifications:

  • CMRT - Cert Med Radiologic Techngst from Texas Medical Board and CNMT - Cert-Cert Nuclear Medical TECH
  • N-ARRT - ARRT RegTech Nuclear Med Tech
  • Graduate of a formal diagnostic Radiology program

 

 



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