Texas Health Resources ULTRASONOGRAPHER II in Plano, 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.
Work location: Texas Health Plano
Work hours: PRN- Roating ( Per Diem )
Rotating holidays and Call
At Texas Health Plano we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 366-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a full range of specialties including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, pediatrics, an adult intensive care unit, state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services and a Level III NICU. Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and over 1,360 physicians on its medical staff in more than 65 specialties. The hospital is an Advanced Level III Trauma Facility, accredited Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission, named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Collin County and a Gold-Level Mother Friendly business. Texas Health Plano is the recipient of the Disease Specific Care Certifications from the Joint Commission in Chest Pain, Joint Replacement – Hip and Joint Replacement – Knee and an Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
Other Graduate of an AMA approved / accredited Ultrasound Program Pref
Associate degree Preferred
Other - CLIAFE Must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency Required
2 Years clinical experience in a hospital radiology Preferred
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Req And
ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Sonography and one additional modality Upon Hire Req Or
ARDMS - American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers must have 2 certifications Upon Hire Req And
Other RVT or VT(RVS) as one modality if performing vascular sonography Upon Hire Req
Texas Health Prosper 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
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
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 THP a great place to work.
Here are a few of our recent awards:
• 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th 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®
Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits, Job Listings by Category, recent Awards we’ve won and more.
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