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Texas Health Resources Ultrasonographer II PRN in Arlington, Texas

Ultrasonographer II PRN

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours? We’re looking for qualified Ultrasonographer II’s like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Arlington: 800 W. Randol Mill Road Arlington, TX 76012

  • Work environment: Radiology Ultrasound

  • Work hours: PRN (As Needed) with Rotating call every 5-6 weeks

Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, a 369-bed acute-care, full-service medical center has been serving Arlington and the surrounding communities since 1958. Hospital services include comprehensive cardiac care, women’s services, neurosciences, cancer services, orthopedics, emergency services and an advanced imaging center. Texas Health Arlington Memorial has over 1,600 employees, 250 volunteers and 630 physicians on its medical staff. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence. For more information, visit TexasHealth.org/Arlington.

Qualifications

Education

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required

  • Other Graduate of an AMA approved / accredited Ultrasound Program preferred

  • Associate's Degree preferred

Experience

  • 2 years clinical experience in a hospital radiology preferred

Licenses and Certifications

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required And

  • ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Sonography and one additional modality upon hire required Or

  • ARDMS - American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers must have 2 certifications upon hire required And

  • Other RVT or VT(RVS) as one modality if performing vascular sonography upon hire required

Position Responsibilities

In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Ultrasonographer II will

Imaging Procedures, Quality and Processing

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

Images correct anatomical area of interest and pathology according to department protocols.

Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations.

Adjusts ultrasound parameters appropriately for quality images.

Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique.

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.

Patient Care

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.

Professional Accountability and Partnership

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

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 make Texas Health 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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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.

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