We are searching for a Radiologist Assistant -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide a broad range of radiology health care services under the supervision of radiologists in a manner appropriate for patients' age. The Radiologist Assistant is a critical thinker who uses technical knowledge to assist educational, quality, and regulatory efforts within the Department of Radiology. As an RA, the individual must be independently proficient in all technology and procedures in the sections of Radiography and Fluoroscopy.
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Job Duties & Responsibilities
- Protocol procedures and coordinate patient care by communicating with technologists, nurses, referring providers, and radiologists
- Performs routine, portable, STAT, urgent, on-call, and intraoperative cases by applying principles of interventional radiology and/or fluoroscopy in each study to advance the knowledge of resident/fellow trainees under the direct supervision of a licensed Radiologist
- Administers intravascular medications or contrast media and topical/local anesthetics under the direct supervision of a licensed Radiologist and provides appropriate written documentation in the patient’s medical record
- Maintains confidentiality of passwords/codes for all information systems and patient information, as observed by the supervising Radiologists
- Verifies and confirms patient identification and patient information including patient precautions and other vital information on all documentation, including films, as observed by the supervising Radiologists
- Interpersonal Communication and Customer Service Skills. Consistently displays a professional demeanor as observed by guests, staff, or the supervising radiologists
- Communicates research findings to other health care professionals as observed by evaluation of written/oral reports
Skills & Requirements
- 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
- ARRT - ARRT RegTech Radiography by the The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), MRA - Medical Radiologist Assistant by the Texas Medical Board
- RPA - Radiology Practitioner Asst.Certification by the Board of Radiology Practitioner Assistants (CBRPA) or RRA - Registered Radiology Assistant by the The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
- ACLS - Cert-Adv Cardiac LS ACLS by the American Heart Association, required
- 3 years of Specialized Interventional Radiology/Fluoroscopy experience
About Texas Children’s
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.
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.
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.