Certified Diagnostic Tech - TCUC Heights / Part Time

 
Position: Certified Diagnostic Tech - TCUC Heights / Part Time

Job ID: 162581

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TC URGENT CARE - HEIGHTS

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 4p - 11p / Part Time

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Urgent Care offers high-quality, efficient and affordable after-hours patient care in nine convenient community locations across the greater Houston area. Texas Children’s Urgent Care has also expanded to serve the children and families of Austin, Texas, with its first community location in South Austin. Staffed by board-certified pediatricians who have privileges at Texas Children’s Hospital, our Urgent Care team can diagnose and treat a wide variety of common pediatric ailments, illnesses and conditions, including: asthma, strep throat, fever, minor burns, influenza, ear infections, allergic reactions and more. We also provide procedures such as antibiotic injections, breathing treatments, fracture care and splinting, IV (intravenous) fluids, lab services, laceration repair and x-rays on-site.   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 Certified Diagnostic Technician -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform radiological exams and perform technical laboratory tests and report results to providers.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Verifies patient and provider order per practice protocol
  • Positions patient using mechanical immobilization as necessary to obtain a clear film
  • Adjusts lead shields to protect areas and ensures all persons in the exam area are using radiation protection
  • Verifies with payor where the patient is to go for lab and documents per practice protocol
  • Directs patient to the approved laboratory if the specimen is not to be obtained in practice
  • Ensures the specimen is collected and sent per practice and lab protocol, if the specimen is to be sent to an outside laboratory
  • Performs and documents scheduled quality control, instrument maintenance, and calibration procedures according to manufacturer information
  • Maintains and prepares reagents appropriately and performs and documents required reagent checks, including monitoring of expiration dates
  • Takes appropriate action and documents out of control values per manufacturer guidelines
  • Troubleshoots and documents instrument problems and makes minor adjustments, when applicable, by consulting the instrument manual and the appropriate technical support service
  • Communicates any quality control issues, proficiency issues, and/or instrument failures to Lab Medical Director and Operations Support Leader as they occur
  • Assures results are received and the provider is notified of the result
  • Maintains CLIA licenses and Texas Department of Health requirements
  • Performs and documents scheduled quality control procedures according to manufacturer information, instrument maintenance, and calibration to ensure proper functioning according to manufacturer guidelines and corrective actions in response to failed proficiency testing surveys
  • Takes appropriate action and documents out of control values per manufacturer guidelines, troubleshoots instrument problems, and makes minor adjustments according to instrument manual guidelines
  • Communicates immediately any issues with quality control, instrument failure, or proficiency testing to the Lab Medical Director and Operations Support Man
  • Administers medication and immunizations as directed by physician per site protocol
  • Documents administration of medication and immunizations in the medical record per site protocol. Reports all errors


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.

  • HS. Diploma or GED
  • Certifications: MRT - Medical Radiologic Technologist
  • BLS - Basic Life Support
  • 1 years’ experience as Radiology Technologist


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