About Texas Children's Hospital
We are searching for an Interventional Radiology Specialist - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll be a liaison between patients, radiologist and other members of the support team. 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. Lastly, you will be responsible for preparing, administering and documenting activities related to mediations in accordance with state regulations, institution policy and must demonstrate an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology. Think you’ve got what it takes?
Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
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
Three (3) years of Interventional Radiology experience required
Knowledge of Radiology principles that are developmentally appropriate for ages 0 – adulthood
Knowledge of operation of all required equipment including troubleshooting when necessary of the equipment, including automated processors, copying/digitizing film equipment, R.I.S., and PACS
In depth knowledge of life support and medical terminology understanding is required
Ability to articulate, courteous and supportive in dealing with patients, parents, nursing, faculty, administrative and departmental personnel so that excellent customer service and positive guest relations are achieved
• 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
• Demonstrating population appropriate care with all patients, appropriately prepares patients for procedures
• 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 and interventional radiographic and fluoroscopy cases while accurately demonstrating anatomy and pathology through proper techniques
• Assists radiologist with fluoroscopic and specialized interventional radiography procedures
• Applies principles of ALARA, including use of technical factors according to technical specifications, to minimize exposure to patient, self and others
• 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
• Responsible for precise, complete and accurate data entry and image management in appropriate technology infrastructure: EPIC, PACS, etc.
• Responsible for quality control activities on the equipment and collaborates with appropriate parties to resolve image quality issues
• Builds rapport and facilitates communication inside the department: network coordinate activities, strive to become a contact person within your workgroup