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Texas Health Resources ULTRASONOGRAPHER II in Plano, Texas

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.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Plano 6200 West Parker Road, Plano, TX 75093-7914

  • Work hours: Part Time, Day shift, Thursdays and Fridays 8:00 am - 8:30 pm

  • Call requirements

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Plano is a 386-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and a recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a comprehensive range of specialties, including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, state of the art surgical services and the only AACN Beacon Gold adult intensive care unit in the DFW area. Other accomplishments include:

  • Only health care facility in Collin County to have achieved both Level IV NICU and Level IV Maternal facility designation

  • A Level II Trauma facility

  • DNV-certified Comprehensive Stroke Program; also recognized by the American Heart Association with Gold Plus Target: Honor Roll elite status

  • Accredited by the Joint Commission in Hip and Knee Replacement, and as a Primary Heart Attack Center

  • The Cardiac Program has received the American Heart Association’s STEMI Receiving Center Gold Plus Award for two consecutive years, and the American College of Cardiology’s 2021 NCDR Platinum Performance Achievement Award for Chest Pain-MI Registry

  • Bariatric Surgery program is a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)

  • Oncology Program is accredited through the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

As part of the Texas Health family, Texas Health Plano has more than 1,700 employees and 1300 physicians in more than 65 specialties on its medical staff. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

Qualifications

Education

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent required

Other Graduate of an AMA approved / accredited Ultrasound Program preferred

Associate's Degree preferred

Experience

2 Years clinical experience in a hospital radiology preferred

Licenses and Certifications

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

ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Sonography and one additional modality Upon Hire required Or

ARDMS - American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers must have 2 certifications Upon Hire required And

Other RVT or VT(RVS) as one modality if performing vascular sonography Upon Hire required

Skills

Competency in scanning/equipment operation. Excellent Communication skills. Ability to multitask and prioritize.

Position Responsibilities

Texas Health Prosper Ultrasonographer 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

Patient Care

  • 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.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org.

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

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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