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We are searching for an Interventional Radiology Generalist -someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll be a liaison between patients, radiologist and other members of the support team. 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. Lastly, use independent, professional and ethical judgment in all aspects of their work, and they must engage in continuing education to include their area of practice to enhance patient care, public education, knowledge and technical competence.
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.
• Graduate of a formal diagnostic Radiology program
• Radiography ARRT- R.T. (R-ARRT) certification from the American Registry of Radiology Technologists
• Medical Radiologic Technologist Certification (CMRT) issued by the Texas Medical Board
• Knowledge of Radiology principles that are developmentally appropriate for ages 0 – adulthood
• Knowledge of operation of all required equipment including troubleshooting when necessary of the equipment, including automated processors, copying/digitizing film equipment, R.I.S., and PACS
• In depth knowledge of life support and medical terminology understanding is required
• Must be articulate, courteous and supportive in dealing with patients, parents, nursing, faculty, administrative and departmental personnel so that excellent customer service and positive guest relations are achieved
• Must honor confidentiality
• Must independently scan patients by following the established protocols
• Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written skills
• Must utilize basic office equipment; such as fax
Preferable: if able to demonstrate bilingual skills
• Demonstrating population appropriate care with all patients, appropriately prepares patients for procedures
• 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
• Based on order, determines type and dose of contrast agent to be administered based on patient’s age, weight and medical/physical status
• Provides information to patients, health care providers, students and the public concerning the role and responsibilities of individuals in the profession
• Performs routine, portable, STAT, urgent, on-call and intraoperative diagnostic and interventional radiographic and fluoroscopy cases while accurately demonstrating anatomy and pathology through proper technique
• Utilizes sterile technique when assisting with invasive and intraoperative procedures
• 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 other
• Responsible for precise, complete and accurate data entry and image management in appropriate technology infrastructure: EPIC, PACS, etc.
• Ensures the patient is imaged in a safe environment, free of hazards
• In collaboration with the manager, identifies opportunities for improvement, collects data and implements resolutions in accordance with departmental guidelines
• Incorporates HIPAA into all actions to ensure patient confidentiality is maintained
• Builds rapport and facilitates communication inside the department: network coordinate activities, strive to become a contact person within your workgroup
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