CT Specialist

 
Position: CT Specialist

Job ID: 159879

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Computed Tomography

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Friday 2:30pm - 7:00am, Saturday 2:30pm-7:00am and 1 Flex 8 hour shift during the week

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 CT Specialist -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform exceptional quality routine and specialized CT procedures at the request licensed independent practitioner for interpretation by radiologists. The CT Specialist is responsible for patient care, appropriate documentation, quality control, and quality improvement. They also provide training, education and mentoring to students, technologists, nursing, residents, fellows, staff, and others.

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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
• Provides clear and detailed information regarding the procedure to the patient, family, and others.
• Working independently performs routine, STAT, urgent, on-call and intraoperative CT cases, while accurately demonstrating anatomy and pathology through proper diagnostic scanning
• Performs high quality imaging procedures, determines technical exposure 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 medications, and use of pre-exposure radiopaque markers for anatomical and procedural references
• Documents radiation exposure parameters, medications, use of shielding devices and radiation safety practices as required
• Applies patient safety principles during all aspects of CT procedures, including assisting and transporting patients
• Evaluates operations, resolves questions and provides follow-up to ensure appropriate actions are taken



Qualifications:

• Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
• Graduate of a formal diagnostic Radiology program required
• CMRT certification from the Texas Medical Board required
• CT-NMTCB certification from the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board or CT-AART certification from the American Registry of Radiology Technologists required
• R-AART certification from the American Registry of Radiology Technologists preferred
• 3 years Radiology experience (any/all modalities required)



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