Radiology Specialist-The Woodlands

 
Position: Radiology Specialist-The Woodlands

Job ID: 150335

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO PEDI RADIOLOGY-MAIN SUITE

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Friday, Saturday and Sunday 7p-7:30a

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 perform exceptional and specialized radiographic procedures at the request of the licensed independent practitioner for interretation by radiologists. You will integrate scientific knowledge, technical skills, patient interaction, and compassionate care to result in diagnostic information.

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Responsibilities :

• Check rooms daily for adequate stock levels and update supply lists when needed
• Confirm patient identity with approved identifiers and prepare patients for procedures
• Verify patient’s pregnancy and informed consent statuses
• Assess factors that may contraindicate the procedure
• Determine type and dose of contrast agent to be administered based on the patient’s medical/physical status
• Provide clear and detailed information about the procedure to the patient, family, and others
• Maintain current knowledge of equipment, materials, medications, and processes
• Work independently and perform routine and complex procedures while accurately demonstrating anatomy and pathology skills
• Serve as an educational resource to others
• Applies ALARA principles, including use of technical factors, to minimize exposure to patient, self, and others
• Document fluoroscopic time, radiation exposure, incidents, variances, unusual circumstances, and/or patient concerns
• Apply patient safety principles during all aspects of radiographic procedures
• Report all equipment issues to Bio-Med
• Consult with radiologists and/or medical physicists with image quality issues
• Maintain positive lines of communication radiologists, leadership, nurses, peers, staff, and others



Qualifications:

• Technical diploma from a formal diagnostic radiology program required
• R-ARRT and CMRT certification required
• 3 years’ radiology experience required



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