Texas Health Resources Echo Sonographer PRN in Alliance, Texas
Texas Health Alliance seeks to hire a Echo Sonographer to work PRN.
The address is 10864 Texas Health Trail Fort Worth, TX 76244
Salary range is Min. $3.49/hr to Max. $47.01/hr – based on relevant experience
PRN (as needed) rotating shifts and scheudles with call rotation required ( one evening shift 5p-9p per week likely and 1 weekend per month)
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.
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
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.
H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Requried
Associate's Degree Graduate of an accredited school of ultrasound technology Preferred
1 Year experience preferably in a hospital setting Preferred
Pediatric Expereince Preferred
Licenses and Certifications
ARDMS - American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers diagnostic echocardiography Upon Hire Requried
CCI - Cardiovascular Credentialing International Certification RCS Upon Hire Required
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support with in 30 Days of hire Required
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