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Texas Health Resources Registered Echo Sonographer in Bedford, Texas

Texas Health HEB seeks to hire a Registered Echo Sonographer to work a Full-Time position in Noninvasive Cardiology.

The address is 1600 Hospital Parkway Bedford, TX 76022

Salary range is Min. $31.72/hr to Max. $46.01/hr – based on relevant experience

Work Schedule:

• Full Time (40 hour) Day Shift

• Length of shifts and days worked each week variable.

Job Description

• 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.

• 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

• 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

• 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.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications

• High School Diploma or Equivalent is required

• Associate’s Degree (graduate of an accredited school of ultrasound technology) is preferred

• 1 year of experience preferably in a hospital setting is preferred

• ARDMS- American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers (diagnostic echocardiography) is required upon hire OR CCI- Cardiovascular Credentialing International Certification (RCS) required upon hire

• BCLS- Basic Cardiac Life Support is required in 30 days

Skills

• Good communication and excellent customer service

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford is a 296-bed, acute-care facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973. With more than 550 physicians on its medical staff, hospital services include outpatient surgery, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated oncology unit and cardiac rehabilitation. Texas Health HEB recently received a dual accreditation as a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center and Heart Failure Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and a designated "Baby Friendly" facility by WHO and UNICEF. Our location brings the best of suburban living, offering you the benefits of convenience and solid career opportunities.

Texas Health Highlights

• 2019 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (5th year in a row)

• 2019 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (5th year in a row)

• Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor (2018 and 2019)

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

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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