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Texas Health Resources Sonographer II in Bedford, Texas

Ultrasonographer II

Ultrasonographer II

Radiology Ultrasound department is looking for top skilled Ultrasonographer II’s. Is that you?

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Work location: Texas Health HEB: 1600 Hospital Parkway Bedford, TX 76022

Work hours: Full Time (36 Hour) Weekends: Friday through Sunday from 7A-7:30P with holidays required and no call

Department highlights:

  • Full-service Radiology dept includes CT, Nuc Med, MRI, Ultrasound (OB/GYN, vascular and procedures included), Radiology (portables, Fluoro and OR)

  • Fast- paced environment

  • Team Oriented

  • Diverse Team

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.

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

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.

  • At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make us a 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 . #LI-TC2

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