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Texas Children's Hospital
Posted: August 14 2013
CT Tech - Evenings (West Campus) Job ID:
127756 West Campus, Houston, TX Location:
Regular Shift and Salary Grade Shift: 3pm-11:30pm Position Summary Overview:
Perform routine and specialized CT exams for interpretation. Responsible for patient care (0-18 years of age), appropriate documentation, quality control, performance improvement and maintaining a safe environment.
Confirm appropriateness of ordered exams; communicate and obtain appropriate exam protocol; select appropriate equipment and patient position to ensure optimal diagnostic images; operate CT scanner; administer contrast media for protocol exams; perform quality control checks for scanned exams to ensure images are on PACS system; document pertinent patient history and type of sedation used and number of images in radiology information system and PACS system. Perform patient care functions; promote positive communication; assist other technologists with technical concerns regarding special CT exams; perform and assist in troubleshooting equipment problems and report malfunctions.
Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of CT physics and equipment with the ability to operate: required equipment (including troubleshooting); automatic processor; copying/digitizing film equipment; R.I.S. and PACS related equipment. Ability to demonstrate excellent customer service and positive guest relations; promote positive interdepartmental and intradepartmental communications and relationships; maintain confidentiality; demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills; operate basic office equipment; and demonstrate (preferably) bilingual skills.
Education, Experience and Licensure:
Completion of a formal two year training program in a JRCERT approved school of radiologic technology. ARRT (CT) registry and CMRT required. Minimum of one (1) year of radiographer/CT experience preferred. About Texas Children's Dedicated to the health and wellness of children, Texas Children's Hospital West Campus was created to respond to the growing need for expert pediatric health care in West Houston, one of the city's most rapidly growing communities. As greater Houston's first suburban hospital designed exclusively for children, we offer the expert care you've come to trust from Texas Children's Hospital coupled with a location that's convenient and accessible for area families.
No third party considerations will be accepted at this time. Vendors please do not call HR directly to solicit.