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
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
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
Other Graduate of an AMA approved / accredited Ultrasound Program Required
Associate's Degree Preferred
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
ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Sonography and two additional modalities Upon Hire Required
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
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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