Technical Assistant

 
Position: Technical Assistant

Job ID: 162373

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM Monday to Friday

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. At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for all of our patients and families that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.   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 Technical Assistant -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide assistance to the Pediatric Radiology Department in a manner that is appropriate for patients ranging in age from 0-18 years of age.

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Responsibilities :

• Transports patients promptly to and from patient rooms and patient care services as observed by supervisor
• Demonstrates proper mechanical skills in operating and maneuvering transportation devices including wheelchairs, stretchers, cribs, IV poles, and oxygen tanks
• Prepares room for exam as instructed by technologist. Cleans exam table and equipment, and places clean linen on exam table for procedure
• Stocks supplies in technical area and checks for expired supplies
• Transports lab specimens to lab and signs specimens into laboratory log
• Transports documents and films to assigned destinations as requested by supervisor or technical staff
• Assists with first aid when needed by departmental or hospital staff



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.

 

• High school diploma or equivalent required
• Experience in Radiology or hospital setting preferred
• Knowledge of hospital operations, a general knowledge of patient transportation and equipment, BLS, RIS system, and patient care in the department
• Bilingual skills preferred



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