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Texas Health Resources Cardiac Sonographer PRN in Fort Worth, Texas

Cardiac Sonographer PRN

Noninvasive Cardiology department is looking for top skilled Cardiac Sonographers. Is that you?

Work location: Texas Health Alliance, 10864 Texas Health Trail Fort Worth, TX 76244

Work hours: PRN (As Needed) Rotating Shifts

Department Highlights

  • Team based environment

  • Workplace culture 2 nd to none

  • Fast paced department averaging 200 patients/day (radiology as a whole)

  • Full service department includes CT, Nuclear Medicine, Xray (portables, Fluoro, Surgery), Ultrasound, MRI, Echo, Mammo

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

  • Highly engaged Radiology management

Here’s What You Need

Education

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required

  • Associate's Degree Graduate of an accredited school of ultrasound technology preferred

Experience

  • 1 year experience preferably in a hospital setting preferred

  • Pediatric echo experience is preferred

Licenses and Certifications

  • RDCS- Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer upon hire required Or

  • RCS - Registered Cardiac Sonographer upon hire required And

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

What You Will Do

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 techniques parameters appropriately for age related factor.

• Assists cardiologist with TEE procedures, Stress Echos, and other complex procedures using appropriate techniques.

Patient Care

• 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 Cardiac 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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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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