Radiology Specialist-The Woodlands

 
Position: Radiology Specialist-The Woodlands

Job ID: 147387

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO PEDI RADIOLOGY - CLINIC

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston, opened its doors in April 2017. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in north Houston, the hospital, which has a staff of over 600, has already provided thousands of patients with specialty care closer to home. The outpatient building, which opened in October 2016, includes 72 exam rooms and clinics for major pediatric specialties including cancer, cardiology, allergy/immunology/rheumatology and diabetes/endocrinology. The hospital’s inpatient building features the area’s only dedicated pediatric emergency center with 25 patient rooms, 32 acute care beds, four operating rooms, 12 radiology suites and 28 critical care rooms.   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 Specialist – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll be responsible for routine and specialized radiographic procedures at the request licensed independent practitioner for interpretation by radiologists. You’ll be required to integrate scientific knowledge, technical skills, patient interaction and compassionate care resulting in diagnostic information, and recognize patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure. You must demonstrate a detailed understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology. Radiographers must maintain a high degree of accuracy in radiographic positioning and exposure technique.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Checks room daily for adequate stock necessary to facilitate continuous exam flow to maintain appropriate inventory levels and supply lists
  • 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
  • Performs high quality imaging procedures: determines technical exposure factors, identifies and removes artifact producing objects, and utilizes shielding devices to protect the patient, self and others
  • Recognizes examination findings that may require immediate clinical response and notifies the interpreting radiologist
  • Expert knowledge of information management systems: demonstrates systems functionalities, accurately performs functions independently and serves as a resource to others
  • Accurately and independently performs procedures, identifies and resolves issues
  • Applies patient safety principles during all aspects of radiographic procedures, including assisting and transporting patients
  • Positions self in challenging situations and responds with confidence, professionalism, and accuracy in the face of multiple demands and shifting priorities
  • Maintains positive lines of communication with radiologists, leadership, nursing, peers, staff and others


Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a formal diagnostic Radiology program
  • Radiography ARRT- R.T. (R-ARRT) certification from the American Registry of Radiology Technologists
  • Medical Radiologic Technologist Certification (CMRT) issued by the Texas Medical Board
  • Three (3) years of Radiology experience
  • Knowledge of Radiology physics and procedures
  • Understanding of Radiology principles that are developmentally appropriate for ages 0 – adulthood
  • Ability to operate all required equipment including troubleshooting when necessary of the equipment, including automated processors, copying/digitizing film equipment, R.I.S., and PACS
  • Knowledge of basic life support and medical terminology
  • Ability to be courteous and supportive in dealing with patients, parents, nursing, faculty, administrative and departmental personnel so that excellent customer service and positive guest relations are achieved
  • Must honor confidentiality
  • Ability to independently scan patients by following the established protocols
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written skills
  • Bilingual skills are preferred


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