Radiology Generalist

 
Position: Radiology Generalist

Job ID: 153283

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC PEDI RADIOLOGY-MAIN SUITE

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Friday, Saturday and Sunday 6p-6a

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy. 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 Radiology Generalist – someone who works well in a fast- paced setting. In this position, you’ll be expected to perform exceptional quality routine and specialized radiographic procedures at the request licensed independent practitioner for interpretation by radiologists. You’ll be responsible for integrating technical skills, patient interaction and compassionate care resulting in diagnostic information, as well as recognize patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure. You will need to demonstrate an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology. You will also serve as a liaison between patients, radiologist and other members of the support team. You are responsible for patient care, appropriate documentation, and quality control. Lastly, as a member of the health care team, you must participate in quality improvement processes and continually assess your professional performance.
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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 artifact
• Demonstrating age appropriate care with all patients, appropriately prepares patients for procedures
• Maintains current knowledge on equipment, materials, medications and processes
• Performs routine, portable, STAT, urgent, on-call and intraoperative diagnostic radiographic and fluoroscopy cases while accurately demonstrating anatomy and pathology through proper diagnostic scanning
• Follows procedure protocol including performance of venipuncture, administration of prescribed medications, and use of pre-exposure radiopaque markers for anatomical and procedural references
• Maintains accurate records
• Applies patient safety principles during all aspects of radiographic procedures, including assisting and transporting patients
• Responsible for quality control activities on the equipment and collaborates with appropriate parties to resolve image quality issues
• Seeks opportunities to assist in overall patient care activities: assists radiologist and others as requested or needed
• Incorporates HIPAA into all actions to ensure patient confidentiality is maintained



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
• Broad knowledge of Radiology physics and procedures
• Understanding of Radiology principles that are developmentally appropriate for ages 0 – adulthood
• Ability to operate required equipment including troubleshooting when necessary of the equipment, including automated processors, copying/digitizing film equipment, R.I.S., and PACS
• Understanding of basic life support and medical terminology
• Ability to be courteous and be supportive in dealing with patients, parents, nursing, faculty, administrative and departmental personnel
• Ensures excellent customer service and positive guest relations are achieved as well as honors confidentiality
• Ability to independently scan patients by following the established protocols
• Demonstrates excellent verbal and written skills
• Ability to utilize basic office equipment
• Bilingual skills are preferred



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