Texas Health Resources Ultrasonographer II PRN in Kaufman, Texas
Texas Health Kaufman seeks to hire a Ultrasonographer II to work PRN.
The address is 850 Highway 243 West Kaufman, TX 75142
Salary range is Min. $30.94/hr to Max. $46.60/hr – based on relevant experience
PRN (as needed) working Rotating shifts and schedules with call required for Saturday and Sunday
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.
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
H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Required
Other Graduate of an AMA approved / accredited Ultrasound Program Preferred
Associate's Degree Preferred
2 Years clinical experience in a hospital radiology Preferred
Licenses and Certifications
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required
ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Sonography and one additional modality Upon Hire Required
ARDMS - American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers must have 2 certifications Upon Hire Required
Other RVT or VT(RVS) as one modality if performing vascular sonography Upon Hire Required
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