Texas Health Resources Vascular/Cardiac Sonographer PRN in Plano, Texas
Texas Health Plano seeks to hire a Vascular/Cardiac Sonographer to work PRN.
The address is 6200 West Parker Road Plano, TX 75093
Salary range is Min. $31.76/hr to Max. $47.75/hr – based on relevant experience
PRN (as needed) working Saturday and Sundays with some call required.
Imaging Quality and Processing:
Explains procedures to patient or guardian/family member if applicable prior to exam
Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations.
Adjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factor.
Produces quality Echocardiogram, Stress Echocardiogram, Transesophageal Echocardiogram, and/or Vascular studies following department policies and procedures, as well as IAC standards.
Employs relevant guidelines set forth by ASE and SDMS, including scope of practice. www.svunet.org, www.sdms.org, www.intersocietal.org/echo.
Recognizes normal and abnormal anatomy and physiology relevant to adult echocardiography. Adult echocardiography includes, but not limited to, transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE), transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE), stress echocardiogram (treadmill and pharmacological) and echocardiogram with echo enhancing agents.
Recognizes normal and abnormal anatomy and physiology relevant to vascular ultrasound. Vascular ultrasound may include but not limited to, upper extremity arterial (UEA), upper extremity venous (UEV), lower extremity arterial (LEA), lower extremity venous (LEV), carotid (CAS), abdominal aortic (AA), ABI/segmental pressure, venous reflux, and vein mapping.
Conveys appropriate, relevant information to physicians and other health care providers, communicates effectively
Demonstrates knowledge of quality control and quality assurance
Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, makes technique adjustments or repeats procedures as needed.
Correctly maintains images on various electronic media, exports studies to physician reading station and maintains image data files
Performs work timely and complete
Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions
Assesses and recognizes the patient's emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive and psychosocial conditions.
Prepares room for examination (i.e., suction, oxygen, supplies).
Checks physician orders and exam requisitions using time out procedures
Greets and acknowledges patients using two forms of ID
Obtains patient history
Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices and monitors patients during imaging
Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment
Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patients
Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed.
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
Exchanges and maintains radiology film badges
Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards.
Professional Accountability and Partnership
Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement
Attends departmental continuing education, meetings and checks email
Identifies, troubleshoots and initiates quality improvement
Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary
Performs assignments deemed necessary by supervisor.
H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Required
Associate's Degree accredited school of ultrasound technology Preferred
1 Year prior experience Preferred
Licenses and Certifications
RCS - Registered Cardiac Sonographer Upon Hire Required
RDCS - Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer Upon Hire Required
RVT - Registered Vascular Technologist Upon Hire Required
RVS - Registered Vascular Specialist Upon Hire Required
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required
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