Radiology Specialist-Austin

 
Position: Radiology Specialist-Austin

Job ID: 151855

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: Austin MoPac Spec Care Diag

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Monday-Friday 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital has begun its expansion from Houston to Austin! We are excited about the opportunity to extend Texas Children’s mission to a large and growing population of children and women. Our Urgent Care opened in March 2018, several pediatric practices will open this spring and summer, and our first Specialty Care Center will open this October. The Specialty Care Center is located at 8611 North Mopac Expressway, approximately 8 miles north of downtown Austin near Highway 183 and will include these subspecialties and more: • Cardiology • Pulmonary Medicine • Neurology • Diabetes/Endocrinology • Gastroenterology • Dermatology • Allergy & Immunology • Urology • Ophthalmology • Plastic Surgery. Our robust, outpatient-focused approach includes a plan through 2021 for 18 pediatric practices, 4 urgent cares, 3 specialty care centers, and 2 maternal fetal medicine centers, all on 1 integrated medical record. Texas Children’s presence in Austin helps deliver regional coordination of care and is synergistic to the core services offered at our Texas Medical Center campus in Houston. 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 Radiology Specialist – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will exhibit performance of exceptional quality routine and specialized radiographic procedures at the request licensed independent practitioner for interpretation by radiologists. Additionally, the Specialist 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 Specialist 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
• Maintains appropriate inventory as indicated by posted par levels and updates supply
• lists when items are needed
• Confirms patient identity with approved identifiers
• Provides clear and detailed information regarding the procedure to the patient, family and others
• Provides information to patients, health care providers, students and the public concerning the role and responsibilities of individuals in the profession
• Working independently performs routine and complex, portable, STAT, urgent, on-call and intraoperative diagnostic radiographic and fluoroscopy cases, while accurately demonstrating anatomy and pathology through proper diagnostic scanning
• Applies principles of ALARA, including use of technical factors according to technical specifications, to minimize exposure to patient, self and others
• Responsible for precise, complete and accurate data entry and image management in appropriate technology infrastructure: EPIC, PACS, etc
• Documents in a timely, accurate and comprehensive manner
• Accurately and independently performs procedures, identifies and resolves issues and seeks experiences and knowledge in the technical area to gain expertise
• Positions self in challenging situations and responds with confidence, professionalism, and accuracy in the face of multiple demands and shifting priorities
• Assesses personal work ethics, behaviors and attitudes
• Build rapport and facilitate communication outside of the department as well as network, coordinate activities, become a sought-after contact person within the working group



Qualifications:

• Technical diploma granted by a formal diagnostic Radiology program
• R-ARRT- ARRT RegTech Radiography granted by the American Registry of Radiology Technologists and Texas Medical Board
• CMRT -Cert Med Radiologic Tecngst
• 3 years of Radiology experience 



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