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Texas Health Resources Echo Sonographer PRN- Texas Health Alliance in Alliance, Texas

Echo Sonographer PRN- Texas Health Alliance

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We’re looking for a qualified Echo Sonographer like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Alliance

  • Work hours: PRN (as needed) working on call rotations for weekend and evening shifts. Some day shifts available during the week if wanted.

  • Salary range: $34.62- $48.18 per hour (based on relevant experience)

At Texas Health Alliance we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 151-bed, full-service hospital serving our community since 2012. Our location in North Fort Worth provides convenient care to people in North Fort Worth, Keller, North Richland Hills, Haslet, Roanoke and surrounding areas.

If you’re looking for women’s and infants’ services and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus we’re a Level III neonatal intensive care unit and provide wellness services, outpatient surgery and women’s imaging services.

And talk about award winning. Texas Health Alliance is Joint Commission-accredited, a Baby Friendly Facility and a Pathways to Excellence-designated hospital. We are a top-notch choice in North Fort Worth for radiology services, women’s and infants’ services, wellness services and much more.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

Qualifications - External

Qualifications

Education

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Required

Associate's Degree Graduate of an accredited school of ultrasound technology Preferred

Experience

1 Year experience preferably in a hospital setting Preferred

Adult Echo Experince in a hospital setting Strongly Preferred

Pediatric Experience Preferred

Licenses and Certifications

ARDMS - American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers diagnostic echocardiography Upon Hire Required

Or

CCI - Cardiovascular Credentialing International Certification RCS Upon Hire Required

And

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support with in 30 Days of hire Required

Position Responsibilities

Imaging Procedures, Quality and Processing:

Explains procedures to patient or guardian/family member if applicable prior to exam

Positions patient to correct anatomical area of interest

Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations.

Adjusts techniques parameters appropriately for age related factor.

Assists cardiologist with TEE procedures, Stress Echos, and other complex procedures using appropriate techniques.

Maintains attention to details.

Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, makes technique adjustments or repeat procedures as needed. Correctly maintains images on various electronic media, exports studies to physician reading station and maintains image data files.

Coordinates with Centralized Scheduling, Cardiovascular Services, physicians and other modalities, doctor's office and nurses.

Performs EKGs as requested by department.

Patient Care:

Assesses and recognizes the patient's emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive and psychosocial conditions.

Prepares room for examination (i.e., suction, oxygen, supplies).

Checks physician orders and exam requisitions using time out procedures

Greets and acknowledges patients using two forms of ID

Obtains patient history

Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices and monitors patients during imaging

Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment

Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patients

Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed.

Equipment Operation and Maintenance

Adjusts technical factors

Operates, cares for and maintains equipment

Applies knowledge of physics and accessories

Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction

Maintains equipment and room to sanitary standards

Stocks supplies

Exchanges and maintains radiology film badges

Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards.

Professional Accountability and Partnership

Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement

Attends departmental continuing education, meetings and checks email

Identifies, troubleshoots and initiates quality improvement

Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary

Performs assignments deemed necessary by supervisor.

​​​​​​​ Why Texas Health

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture makes THR 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®

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Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

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