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Texas Health Resources Sonographer II PRN in Azle, Texas

Sonographer II (PRN)

Sonographer – PRN/ Rotating Shifts

Texas Health Azle’s Radiology Ultrasound department is looking for a top skilled Ultrasonographer. Is that you?

Work location: Texas Health Azle: 108 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Work hours: PRN (As Needed) Rotating Shifts

Department highlights:

  • Team based environment

  • Workplace culture 2 nd to none

  • We operate on lean principles and rely heavily on a team atmosphere and individual performance

  • Highly engaged Radiology Ultrasound management

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle is a community-based hospital serving the suburban areas of Azle, Lake Worth, Springtown and the surrounding areas. Located about 20 miles northwest of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Azle provides numerous services, including emergency medicine, surgical care, cardiology, wound care, pain management, radiology, rehabilitation services and an adult intensive care unit. Texas Health Azle is a Level IV trauma center, accredited in Chest Pain Management with distinction by the Joint Commission, and a 2013 National 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics, which makes our facility intensely qualified to serve our community and your professional aspirations.

Here’s What You Need

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

What You Will Do

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

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Ultrasonographer II:

  • You will enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) Plan, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 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 Texas Health a great place to work.

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding 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 recruitment@texashealth.org . #LI-TC2

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