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Texas Health Resources Ultrasonographer Lead in Plano, Texas

Texas Health Plano seeks to hire a Lead Ultrasonographer to work Full Time.

The address is 6200 West Parker Road Plano, TX 75093

Salary range is Min. $32.41/hr to Max. $50.61/hr – based on relevant experience

Hours/Schedule:

Full Time ( 35/hr/wk) working Monday-Friday 6:30A- 2:00P with call and holidays required

Team Leader Responsibilities:

Oversee daily operations of all assigned areas

Monitor, manage, and approve staffing levels

Provide leadership to employees of assigned areas

Participate in employee evaluations and coaching/counseling sessions of assigned areas

Ensure patient satisfaction of assigned areas

Coordinate with other departments when services are requested of assigned areas

Communicate department initiatives and performance of assigned areas

Works closely with physicians and other stakeholders requesting services of assigned areas

Participate in department budgeting process and supply ordering

Participate in equipment evaluation and oversee training of new equipment

Participate in hospital and department committees

Work closely with department manager

Any additional duties as assigned by department manager

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 HIS / RIS

Correctly sends and transfers images to laser camera and Tele-Radiology system from modality

Prints laser images from modality

Coordinates with Centralized Scheduling and other modalities

Patient Care

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.

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.

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

Qualifications

Education

Other Graduate of an AMA approved / accredited Ultrasound Program Required

Associate's Degree Preferred

Experience

2 Years ultrasound experience in a hospital radiology department Required

1 Year leadership experience Preferred

Licenses and Certifications

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required

And

ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Sonography and two additional modalities Upon Hire Required

Or

ARDMS - American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers in three modalities Upon Hire Required

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

Skills

Competency in appropriate specialties. Excellent communication skills. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Ability to make independent decision while maintaining tact, maturity and a positive attitude. Initiative and judgement required in assuming responsibilities. Excellent customer service, interpersonal and ability to multitask.

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is 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.

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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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