CT Specialist - Pavilion for Women (7a - 3:30p) Part Time

 
Position: CT Specialist - Pavilion for Women (7a - 3:30p) Part Time

Job ID: 146112

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PW RADIOLOGY - ADULT RAD/FLUOR

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7a - 3:30p / Part Time

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 a CT Specialist - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll be a liaison between patients, radiologist and other members of the support team. 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. Lastly, you must possess, utilize, maintain and enhance knowledge of radiation safety and protection for self, patients and others.


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Responsibilities :

  • Demonstrating population appropriate care with all patients, appropriately prepares patients for procedures
  • 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
  • Based on order, determines type and dose of contrast agent to be administered based on patient’s age, weight and medical/physical status
  • Provides clear and detailed information regarding pre, peri- and post the procedure to the patient, family and others
  • Performs routine, STAT, urgent, and intraoperative CT cases while accurately demonstrating anatomy and pathology through proper diagnostic scanning
  • 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
  • Follows procedure protocol including performance of venipuncture, administration of prescribed mediations, and use of pre-exposure radiopaque markers for anatomical and procedural references
  • Responsible for precise, complete and accurate data entry and image management in appropriate technology infrastructure: EPIC, PACS, etc
  • Ensures the patient is imaged in a safe environment, free of hazards
  • In collaboration with the manager, assists in identifying opportunities for improvement, collects data and implements resolutions in accordance with departmental guidelines
  • Builds rapport and facilitates communication inside the department: network coordinate activities, strive to become a contact person within your workgroup


Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a formal diagnostic Radiology program
  • Three (3) years of CT experience
  • One of the following:
  • Computerized Technology ARRT- R.T. (CT-ARRT) certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  • Computed Tomography certification from the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB (CT-NMTCB))
  • Medical Radiologic Technologist Certification (CMRT) issued by the Texas Medical Board
  • Knowledge of Radiology principles that are developmentally appropriate for ages 0 – adulthood
  • Knowledge of 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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