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Ultrasonographer II Prn - TX Health Allen Job (11867779)
Location: Allen, Texas - United States
Posted: 12/9/2017

Ultrasonographer II Prn - TX Health Allen Job

Ultrasonographer II Prn - TX Health Allen

Location
Texas Health Allen

Job ID: 32923
Department:
Radiology- Ultrasound

Area of Interest:
Allied Health

Job Type:
PRN

Shift:
Variable

Relocation Provided:

Travel Required:
No

Specialty
NN

Job Function
ALL

Qualifications:/Duties
Texas Health Allen seeks an Ultrasonographer II. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS / Requirements:

• Graduate of Accredited ultrasound technology or enhanced program
• 1 year direct ultrasound experience within a hospital or clinical setting required.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Ability to make independent decisions while maintaining tact, maturity and a positive attitude.
• Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
• Familiarity with PC/Windows.
• Requires knowledge of human anatomy and sonographic principles and techniques.
• Requires ability to operate sonographic equipment.
• Requires knowledge of safe transportation methods.
• Requires use of stretchers, wheel chairs and assisting ambulatory patients.
• Requires ability to communicate through listening, writing and verbal skills.
• Requires lifting or supporting patients, bending, reaching.

Required License:

• Current BCLS certification. ARDMS registry required.

Preferred Requirements:

• Vascular registry preferred.

Position:

This position will be responsible for performing Sonographic procedures and processing images according to established protocols under the direction of a physician, as well as transporting patients as necessary according to established protocols.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Assessing and recognizing the patient’s emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive and psychosocial conditions and responds appropriately, checking armband/patient identifiers, obtaining patient history and completing pregnancy questionnaires on all female patients between 12 and 50 years of age.
• Preparing room for examination (i.e. suction, oxygen, supplies,) checking physician orders and exam requisitions, explaining procedures and expected outcomes to the patients, and appropriately handling patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices
• Performing time-out/ procedural pause for invasive procedures,
• Performing laterality verification for invasive procedures,
• Transporting patients by wheelchair or stretcher as per protocol established by the Falling Star Program – Falls Prevention Program and ensures patient care continuity
• Demonstrating knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment
• Using proper body mechanics when assisting patient
• Positioning patient to correct anatomical area of interest to and adjusting technique parameters appropriately for age related factors
• Assisting radiologists with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique
• Processesing and manipulating images and analyzes image quality and technique adjustments to verbalize trouble shooting
• Understanding proper downtime procedures for PACS and HIS / RIS
• Correctly sending/ transferring images to PACS and prints laser images from modality or PACS
• Operating, caring for and maintaining all equipment and applies knowledge of physics and accessories
• Troubleshooting and properly documenting equipment malfunction to maintain equipment and room to sanitary standards
• Demonstrating the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards to

Hours:

Variable

Benefits:

Texas Health Resources offers many benefits including:
• Competitive compensation
• Comprehensive (Medical , Dental, Vision) Benefits
• Excellent training programs and tuition reimbursement
• 401K
• Life and Disability insurance



Texas Health Resources is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity at all levels of our organization. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Allied Health

“Healing hands. Caring hearts.”


Texas Health Resources (THR) is the foundation for three great health care systems in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex Harris Methodist Hospitals, Presbyterian Healthcare System and Arlington Memorial Hospital. Our thirteen facilities in metropolitan and rural areas allow our employees to work and grow in a community that's right for them. Over the next 10 years THR plans to invest more than $1.5 billion into its current hospitals and future facilities. This level of strength demonstrates the ongoing commitment to improving the health of the people in the communities we serve as well as supporting a great environment for our employees.


As one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care systems in Texas, THR contributes to employee growth by offering outstanding benefits such as tuition reimbursement for employees and their dependents pursuing clinical degrees.


Is growth important to you? It is to us! Our 'Center for Learning' is dedicated to the continued development of the skills, knowledge and practical experience you will need to positively impact your career path.


Looking for a career path? We'll give you one! Our 'Career Development Center' will help you develop a career growth timeline based on your interests, skills and values.


Care about your community? So do we! Through our "Reach out THR" program we'll give you time to participate in community outreach events. Last year our employees volunteered over 24,000 hours to various outreach programs in their neighborhoods!


At Texas Health Resources we recognize the need to attract skilled, caring staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. Diversity is the key to success at THR and our Diversity Advisory Council makes a difference!


Encourages and supports system wide celebrations of various cultures.


Recognizes individuals who demonstrate outstanding support of diversity in the community. Makes recommendations for community involvement and support.


Email resumes to recruiter@texashealth.org or apply online at: TexasHealth.org/jobs
For more information please call: 1.800.749.6877


Our hospitals include: Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Burleson, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth, Texas Health Specialty Hospital, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano.


Texas Health Resources is an equal opportunity employer that values and celebrates diversity at all levels of our organization.


EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

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