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Texas Health Resources THD ULTRASONOGRAPHER II PRN in Dallas, Texas

ULTRASONOGRAPHER II PRN – Great Benefits

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

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Dallas

  • as needed) Rotating shifts and schedules with call and holiday rotation required ( must report with in 30 minutes for call)

  • Salary range: $33.06 - $49.76 per hour (based on relevant experience)

At Texas Health Dallas we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. (THD) is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence

Qualifications - External

  • Other Graduate of an AMA approved / accredited Ultrasound Program Pref associate degree

  • Associate degree Preferred

  • Other - CLIAFE Must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency Required

  • 2 Years clinical experience in a hospital radiology Preferred

  • CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist Either by the TDH or TMB Upon Hire Required

  • ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists within 6 Months of hire Required

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly within 90 Days of hire Required

Position Responsibilities Texas Health Dallas Unltrasonographer will assess Competency in scanning/equipment operation. Excellent Communication skills. Ability to multitask and prioritize.

In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Ultrasonographer will:

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 technique parameters appropriately for age related factors

  • Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique

  • Maintains attention to details

  • Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, makes technique adjustments, or repeat procedures as needed

  • Utilizes proper downtime procedures for PACS and HIS / RIS

  • Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS

  • Prints laser images from modality or PACS

  • Coordinates with Centralized Scheduling and other modalities

Patient Care

  • Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions

  • 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

  • Administers contrast media and other medications in accordance with medication administration guidelines

  • Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed

  • Communicates respectfully with co-workers and other departments

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 between patients (injectors, tabletops, floors)

  • Stocks supplies daily

  • Exchanges and maintenance of film badges within designated time frames Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards

  • Productive during periods of decreased workflow

Professional Accountability and Partnership

  • Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement

  • Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email in a timely manner Identifies, troubleshoots, and initiates quality improvement

  • Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary

Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor

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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