Texas Health Resources ULTRASONOGRAPHER II in Allen, Texas
Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We’re looking for qualified Ultrasonographer II like you to join our Texas Health family.
Work location: Texas Health Allen,1105 N Central Expy, Allen, TX 75013
Work environment: Allied Health
Work hours: Part Time, Rotating Shift, Monday – Thursday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Call and Holiday Rotation
Rotating weekends and holidays required
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen (THA) has served the local community and surrounding areas of Collin County since 2000. We’re an 88-bed, acute-care, full-service hospital providing exceptional care to Allen, Lucas, Fairview, Frisco, Plano, McKinney, Melissa, Wylie, and the surrounding cities. If you’re looking for robotic and minimally invasive surgery, orthopedic and spine services, or comprehensive women and infants care, we’ve got it. Plus, we’re an Accredited Chest Pain Center and STEMI receiving facility. With more than 500 physicians practicing in 25+ specialties you’ll find what you need here. And did we mention our awards? Texas Health Allen is a Joint Commission-accredited Gold Seal Certified Chest Pain facility, a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, and a Pathways to Excellence-designated hospital. As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 26,000 employees and are among the top five largest employers in the DFW area. Join us and be a part of our exceptional team as we provide outstanding care and deliver award-winning results. You belong here.
High School Diploma or Equivalent Required.
Other Graduate of an AMA approved/accredited Ultrasound program preferred.
Associate degree preferred.
Breast Imaging Preferred
2 years clinical experience in hospital radiology preferred.
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required.
ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Sonography and one additional modality Upon Hire required
ARDMS - American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers must have 2 certifications upon hire required.
Other RVT or VT(RVS) as one modality if performing vascular sonography upon hire required.
Position Responsibilities THA Ultrasonographer II will explain procedures to patient or guardian / family member if applicable prior to and during exam. Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations. Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique.
In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Ultrasonographer II will:
Imaging Procedures, Quality and Processing
Images correct anatomical area of interest and pathology according to department protocols.
Adjusts ultrasound parameters appropriately for quality images.
Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique.
Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, suggest differential diagnosis.
Utilizes proper downtime procedures for PACS, Ambra, and HIS / RIS.
Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS and/or Ambra.
Works in tandem with staff to ensure laser images are placed on CD from modalityor , PACSare printed , or Ambra as needed.
Equipment Operation and Maintenance
Adjusts technical parameters to optimize image.
Operates, cares for and maintains equipment.
Applies proper knowledge of instrumentation, probe selection and cognitive sonographic skills.
Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction.
Maintains equipment and room to sanitary standards.
Adheres to hospital standards for infection control for patient, equipment, and self.
Stocks/maintains supplies and linen.
Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards.
Prepares room for examination (i.e. suction, oxygen, supplies).
Checks physician orders and exam requisitions using time-out procedures.
Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID.
Obtains patient history.
Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices, and monitor patient during imaging.
Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment.
Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient.
Processes patient information displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed.
Maintains ARDMS, CME credits and CPR yearly or when applicable (ARRT and CMRT if applicable).
Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email routinely.
Identifies, troubleshoots and initiates quality improvement.
Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary.
Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor
Full Time and Part Time Employees
Why Texas Health As a Texas Health Mission Control I you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.
At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make THA a great place to work.
Here are a few of our recent awards:
2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)
Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)
“America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes
A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®
Voted by Fort Worth Child Magazine as the "Best Place to Have a Baby in Fort Worth
Additional perks of being a Ultrasonographer II
Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing in a teamwork environment
Positively impact patients’ quality of life
Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated clinical leadership resources
Enjoy opportunities for growth
Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.
Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to email@example.com .
H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Req
Other Graduate of an AMA approved / accredited Ultrasound Program Pref
Associate's Degree Pref
2 Years clinical experience in a hospital radiology Pref
Licenses and Certifications
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Req And
ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Sonography and one additional modality Upon Hire Req Or
ARDMS - American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers must have 2 certifications Upon Hire Req And
Other RVT or VT(RVS) as one modality if performing vascular sonography Upon Hire Req
Competency in scanning/equipment operation. Excellent Communication skills. Ability to multitask and prioritize.
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.