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Texas Health Resources Cardiac / Vascular Sonographer PRN in Denton, Texas

Registered Cardiac Vascular Sonographer PRN

Registered Cardiac Vascular Sonographer- PRN/ Rotating Shift

Texas Health Denton’s Noninvasive Cardiology department is looking for a top skilled Registered Cardiac Vascular Sonographer. Is that you?

Work location: Texas Health Denton: 3000 N I-35 Denton, TX 76201

Work hours: PRN (As Needed) Rotating Shift

Department highlights:

  • Team based environment

  • Workplace culture 2 nd to none

  • We operate on lean principles and rely heavily on a team atmosphere and individual performance

  • Highly engaged Noninvasive Cardiology management

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Here’s What You Need

Education

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required

  • Associate's Degree accredited school of ultrasound technology preferred

Experience

  • none required

  • 1 year prior experience preferred

Licenses and Certifications

  • RCS - Registered Cardiac Sonographer upon hire required Or

  • RDCS Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer upon hire required Or

  • RVT - Registered Vascular Technologist upon hire required Or

  • RVS - Registered Vascular Specialist upon hire required And

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required

What You Will Do

Imaging Quality and Processing:

  • Explains procedures to patient or guardian/family member if applicable prior to exam

  • Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations.

  • Adjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factor.

  • Produces quality Echocardiogram, Stress Echocardiogram, Transesophageal Echocardiogram, and/or Vascular studies following department policies and procedures, as well as IAC standards.

  • Employs relevant guidelines set forth by ASE and SDMS, including scope of practice. www.svunet.org, www.sdms.org, www.intersocietal.org/echo.

Patient Care

  • Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions

  • 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

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

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.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Registered Cardiac Vascular Sonographer:

  • You’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 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 us a great place to work.

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding 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 . #LI-TC2

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