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Texas Health Resources Sonographer ECHO in Frisco, Texas

Sonographer ECHO

PRN; Great Place to Work!

Texas Health Frisco

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

Position Highlights:

  • Work location: Texas Health Frisco, 12400 Dallas Parkway Frisco TX 75033

  • Department: Noninvasive Cardiology

  • Work hours: PRN/As needed

At Texas Health Frisco we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 62-bed, acute-care, full-service hospital, and medical office community offering primary care and multispecialty. Our location provides convenient care to the residents of Frisco and the surrounding areas.

And talk about award winning. Texas Health Frisco is a new member of a system known for Magnet® status, Fortune 100 Best Places to Work® and 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:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required

  • Associate’s Degree of an accredited school of Ultrasound Technology preferred

Experience:

  • 1 years of clinical experience in a hospital setting preferred.

  • Adult echo registry a plus from ARDMS

  • Pediatric registry a plus from ARDMS

Licenses and Certifications:

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

  • RDCS – Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer Upon Hire required or

  • RCS – Registered Cardiac Sonographer Upon Hire required

  • ARDMS – American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographer preferred

Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills and customer service

  • 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 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.

  • Maintains attention to details.

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

  • Correctly maintains images on various electronic media, exports studies to physician reading station and maintains image data files.

  • Coordinates with Centralized Scheduling, Cardiovascular Services, physicians and other modalities, doctor’s office, and nurses.

  • Performs EKGs as requested by department.

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

  • Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices and monitors patients during imaging

  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment

  • Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patients

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

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

  • Stocks supplies

  • Exchanges and maintains radiology film badges

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory 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.

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 Texas Health Frisco 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 Sonographer Echo :

  • 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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