Radiology Generalist-West Campus

 
Position: Radiology Generalist-West Campus

Job ID: 160108

Location: US-TX-Katy

Department: WC PEDI RADIOLOGY-MAIN SUITE

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Saturday, Sunday and Monday 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 will integrate 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 Generalist must demonstrate an 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 :

• Confirms patient identity with approved identifiers
• 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 artifacts
• Provides information to patients, health care providers, students and the public concerning the role and responsibilities of individuals in the profession
• Performs routine, portable, STAT, urgent, on-call and intraoperative diagnostic radiographic and fluoroscopy cases while accurately demonstrating anatomy and pathology through proper diagnostic scanning
• Documents fluoroscopic time and radiation exposure
• Responsible for precise, complete, and accurate data entry and image management in appropriate technology infrastructure: EPIC, PACS, etc.
• Applies patient safety principles during all aspects of radiographic procedures, including assisting and transporting patients
• Reports all equipment issues to Bio-Med as issues are observed and follows up with manager or designee within one hour
• Elicits confidence and cooperation from the patient, public and other healthcare providers by providing timely communication and effective instruction



Qualifications:

• Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
• Technical diploma from a formal diagnostic Radiology program required
• R-AART certification from the American Registry of Radiology Technologists required
• CMRT certification from the Texas Medical Board required
• BLS certification from the American Heart Association required



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