CT Generalist

 
Position: CT Generalist

Job ID: 159848

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Computed Tomography

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Friday 2:30pm - 7:00am, Saturday 2:30pm-7:00am and 1 Flex 8 hour shift during the week

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 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org. Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a CT Generalist -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform exceptional quality routine and specialized CT procedures at the request licensed independent practitioner for interpretation by radiologists. The CT Generalist integrates 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 CT Technologist also prepares, administers and document activities related to mediations in accordance with state regulations and institution policy.


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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 clear and detailed information regarding the procedure to the patient, family, and others. Addresses patient/ family questions regarding the procedure and refers questions about diagnosis, treatment or prognosis to a licensed independent practitioner
• Performs routine, STAT, urgent, and intraoperative CT cases while accurately demonstrating anatomy and pathology through proper diagnostic scanning
• Responsible for precise, complete and accurate data entry and image management in appropriate technology infrastructure: EPIC, PACS, etc
• Documents radiation exposure parameters medications, use of shielding devices and radiation safety practices as required
• Evaluates images to determine technical acceptability. Ensure proper identification and markings are appropriately recorded
• Participates and leads continuing education in-service programs, reads professional publications, reviews procedure manuals, and attends trainings
• Communicates effectively with appropriate medical staff to answer associated clinical care questions



Qualifications:

• Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
• Graduate of a formal diagnostic Radiology program required
• CMRT certification from the Texas Medical Board required
• CT-NMTCB certification from the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board or CT-AART certification from the American Registry of Radiology Technologists required
• R-AART certification from the American Registry of Radiology Technologists preferred



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