Radiology Specialist

 
Position: Radiology Specialist

Job ID: 160114

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PEDI RADIOLOGY - MAIN

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 10:30 AM to 7:00 PM

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 Radiology Specialist -- 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
  • 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 and complex, portable, STAT, urgent, on-call and intraoperative diagnostic radiographic and fluoroscopy cases, while accurately demonstrating anatomy and pathology through proper diagnostic scanning
  • Determines technical exposure factors, identifies, and removes artifact producing objects, and utilizes shielding devices to protect the patient, self, and others
  • Demonstrates systems functionalities, accurately performs functions independently and serves as a resource to others
  • Applies patient safety principles during all aspects of radiographic procedures, including assisting and transporting patients
  • Evaluates operations, resolves questions and provides follow-up to ensure appropriate actions are taken
  • Build rapport and facilitate communication outside of the department. Network, coordinate activities, become a sought-after contact person within the working group


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
  • 3 years Radiology experience required


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