CT Specialist-The Woodlands

 
Position: CT Specialist-The Woodlands

Job ID: 151596

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO CT

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 12:30p-11p

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Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is north Houston’s first true, free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and adolescents. Hospital facilities include 24 emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms and acute care beds, as well as a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). 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.

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
• Medical Radiologic Technologist Certification (CMRT) issued by the Texas Medical Board
• One of the following:
   o Computerized Technology ARRT- R.T. (CT-ARRT) certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
   o Computed Tomography certification from the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB (CT-NMTCB))
• Preferred-R-ARRT



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