Imaging Services Technician

 
Position: Imaging Services Technician

Job ID: 159136

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PEDI RADIOLOGY - SUPPORT

Talent Area: Clerical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Friday/Saturday/Sunday/Monday 7a-5p

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 an Imaging Services Technician -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will ensure patients' images and related results are available via the PACS electronic imaging system (Picture Archiving and Communication System) or by hard copy film format. You will enter, track, and retrieve radiology-exam related data from the Radiology Information System (RIS). This role also provides support and assist radiologists, referring physicians, researchers, Radiology, Emergency Center, and Operating Room staff members with the utilization of PACS, and access to diagnostic images and their corresponding diagnostic report.

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Responsibilities :

• Accurately schedules the appropriate external RIS procedure for electronic images coming from other institutions to be imported into the PACS system, with 95% accuracy
• Directly assists the Emergency Center and Operating Room staff members in retrieving and accessing electronic diagnostic images for clinical purposes
• Performs hard copy film purge according to legal and Departmental retention policy, as observed by supervisor
• Assists in maintaining and organizing the filing of requisition forms and storage media (CDs, DVDs, hard copies), purges according to established procedure, and properly disposes of any records (forms, CDs, etc) with patient information
• Performs assignment of the “in-charge” person in the absence of the Manager/ senior co-workers by prioritizing and expediting workflow and making decisions according to departmental guidelines and policies and accurately documents problems encountered/resolved, in the departmental RIS System
• Cleans all equipment regularly, following cleaning procedure and manufacturers’ recommendations as observed by supervisor
• Checks daily for adequate stock necessary to facilitate continuous workflow. Maintains appropriate inventory as indicated by posted par levels and updates supply list when items are needed



Qualifications:

• Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
• High school diploma or GED required
• 1 year experience working with computers (data entry, using databases or related computer experience) required
• 1 year filing or general office experience required
• Experience in a hospital or health-related fields preferred



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