CT Generalist

 
Position: CT Generalist

Job ID: 400052

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC Pedi Radiology-Main Suite

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Friday, Saturday and Sunday 8a-8p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.

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Summary:

Summary:

We are searching for a CT Generalist -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform exceptional quality routine and specialized CT procedures at the request licensed independent practitioner for interpretation by radiologists. The CT Generalist integrates 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 CT Technologist also prepares, administers and document activities related to mediations in accordance with state regulations and institution policy.


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.
• Graduate of a formal diagnostic Radiology program required
• CMRT certification from the Texas Medical Board required
• CT-NMTCB certification from the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board or CT-AART certification from the American Registry of Radiology Technologists required
• R-AART certification from the American Registry of Radiology Technologists preferred

Responsibilities:

• Assesses factors that may contraindicate the procedure such as medication contraindications, patient risk for reaction to medications, patient history, laboratory results, insufficient patient preparation or artifacts
• Provides clear and detailed information regarding the procedure to the patient, family, and others. Addresses patient/ family questions regarding the procedure and refers questions about diagnosis, treatment or prognosis to a licensed independent practitioner
• Performs routine, STAT, urgent, and intraoperative CT cases while accurately demonstrating anatomy and pathology through proper diagnostic scanning
• Responsible for precise, complete and accurate data entry and image management in appropriate technology infrastructure: EPIC, PACS, etc
• Documents radiation exposure parameters medications, use of shielding devices and radiation safety practices as required
• Evaluates images to determine technical acceptability. Ensure proper identification and markings are appropriately recorded
• Participates and leads continuing education in-service programs, reads professional publications, reviews procedure manuals, and attends trainings
• Communicates effectively with appropriate medical staff to answer associated clinical care questions



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