Radiology Specialist

 
Position: Radiology Specialist

Job ID: 156861

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PEDI RADIOLOGY - MAIN

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 11p-3p

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 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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