Radiology Specialist - Health Plan (7:30a - 4p)

 
Position: Radiology Specialist - Health Plan (7:30a - 4p)

Job ID: 167282

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Specialty Care Bellaire

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7:30a - 4p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Founded in 1996, Texas Children’s Health Plan is the nation's first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children. We provide STAR/Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to pregnant women, teens, children and adults in Houston and surrounding areas. Currently, the Health Plan has more than 375,000 members who receive care from our network of more than 1,100 primary care physicians, 3,200 specialists, and 70 hospitals. Texas Children's Health Plan is also the largest combined STAR/CHIP Managed Care Organization in the Harris County service area.

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. Think you’ve got what it takes?

Qualifications:

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


Technical diploma from a formal diagnostic radiology program required
R-ARRT and CMRT certification required
3 years’ radiology experience required

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



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