Radiology Technologist - Advanced Specialist - West Tower (8a - 5p)

Position: Radiology Technologist - Advanced Specialist - West Tower (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 400024

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Pedi Radiology - Admin

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

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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.

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We are searching for a Radiology Advanced Specialist - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll perform exceptional quality routine and specialized radiographic procedures at the request of the licensed independent practitioner for interpretation by radiologists.


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

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


Actively manages workflow in communication with nursing, anesthesia and other impacted parties
Supervises Routine and Specialized examinations, assigns tasks, and inspects completed work to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, local, institutional and departmental standards, rules and laws
Accurately and independently performs procedures, identifies and resolves issues. Seeks experiences and knowledge in the technical area to gain expertise. Shares knowledge with others
Recognizes signs and symptoms of an emergency, and initiates emergency procedures
Strict adherence to Joint Commission or other standards and initiatives and to applicable federal and state guidelines, licensures and policies
Documents incidents, variances, unusual circumstances or patient concerns
Ensures the patient is imaged in a safe environment, free of hazards
Applies patient safety principles during all aspects of radiographic procedures, including assisting and transporting patients
Evaluates images to determine technical acceptability. Ensure proper ID and markings are appropriately recorded
Responsible for training, and development of staff and students on all new policies, procedures, SOPs
Responsible for developing and implementing training schedules and documentation of training
Ensures clinical research patients are treated with same procedural respect and standards as clinical procedures
Captures all required information and records correctly 100% of the time
Greets all patients, visitors and staff in a professional, courteous and respectful manner
Maintains positive lines of communication with radiologists, leadership, nursing, peers, staff and others
Incorporates HIPAA into all actions to ensure patient confidentiality is maintained
Works independently and assists team in completing routine and complex portable, STAT, urgent, on-call and intraoperative diagnostic and fluoroscopic cases, while demonstrating anatomy and pathology through proper diagnostic scanning
Verifies patient’s pregnancy status
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
Maintains current required licensure and certifications

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