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Texas Health Resources SONOGRAPHER in Dallas, Texas

Sonographer

Texas Health Dallas

PRN – Rotating Shifts; Great Place to Work!

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We are looking for a qualified Sonographer like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights:

  • Work location: Texas Health Dallas, 8200 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, TX 75231

  • Department: Radiology Ultrasound

  • Work hours: PRN – Rotating Shifts including weekends and holidays; On call required

At Texas Health Dallas we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are an 875-bed, Magnet-designated, full-service hospital serving our community since 1966. Our location in Dallas provides convenient care to the residents of Dallas and the surrounding areas.

If you’re looking for cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, women’s services, and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus, we’re a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a Comprehensive Stroke and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence and provide wellness services, outpatient surgery and women’s imaging services.

And talk about award winning. Texas Health Dallas is a Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Care Center, a Level II Major Trauma facility, a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center, and a designated Magnet hospital. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for cancer and emergency services, bariatric services, cardiac care and much more.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent required

  • Graduate of an AMA approved / accredited Ultrasound Program preferred

  • Associate degree preferred

Experience

1 Year experience in a hospital setting 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 Upon Hire preferred and

  • ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Sonography 12 Months required or

  • ARDMS - American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers Upon Hire preferred and

  • ARDMS - American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers 12 Months required

Skills

  • Competency in scanning/equipment operation.

  • Excellent Communication skills.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize.

Position Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

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.

  • 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? As an Ultrasonographer I , you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program 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 Dallas a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7 th 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 Ultrasonographer I :

  • Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing to a teamwork environment.

  • Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training, and dedicated leadership resources.

  • Enjoy 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

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