Texas Health Resources ULTRASONOGRAPHER in Cleburne, Texas
Ultrasonographer I (PRN) – Cleburne
Are you looking for a rewarding career with Texas Health Resources? We’re looking for a PRN Ultrasonographer like you to join our Texas Health family.
Work location: Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne - 201 Walls Drive Cleburne, Texas 76031
Work environment: Radiology Diagnostic
Work hours: PRN, As needed, night shifts and weekends, on call required
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne is a 137-bed, full-service hospital that has served Cleburne and the Johnson County area since 1986. Located about 35 miles south of Fort Worth, hospital services include surgery, women’s care, gastroenterology, orthopedics and ear, nose and throat care. The center has over 80 physicians on its medical staff and has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer for Quality Care in a nationwide performance improvement project, an accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers and designated a Pathway to Excellence® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Recognitions like these make our facility intensely qualified to serve our community and your professional aspirations.
Qualifications - External
High School Diploma or equivalent (required)
Graduate of AMA approved/accredited Ultrasound Program (preferred)
1 year experience in hospital setting (preferred)
BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care (required)
ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Sonography (preferred)
ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Sonography w/in 12 months (required) or
ARDMS - American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers (preferred)
ARDMS - American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers w/in 12 months (required)
Competency in scanning/equipment operation.
Excellent Communication skills.
Ability to multitask and prioritize.
Position Responsibilities A Texas Health Ultrasonographer is responsible for explaining procedures to patient or guardian/family member if applicable prior to and during exam, imaging correct anatomical area of interest and pathology according to department protocols, and performing complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations.
In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Ultrasonographer will
- Adjusts ultrasound parameters appropriately for quality images.Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique.Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, suggest differential diagnosis.Utilizes proper downtime procedures for PACS and HIS / RIS.Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS.Works in tandem with staff to ensure laser images from modality or PACS are printed as needed. 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.Adheres to hospital standards for infection control for patient, equipment, and self.Stocks/maintains supplies and linen.Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory 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.Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment.Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient.Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed. 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 THR 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®
Additional perks of being a THR Ultrasonographer
Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing in a teamwork environment
Positively impact patients’ quality of life
Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated clinical leadership resources
Enjoy opportunities for growth
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