• Texas Health Hospital Rockwall
  • Rockwall, TX
  • Sep 19, 2023
Medical Imaging

Job Description

Texas Health Southwest seeks to hire an Ultrasonographer I to work PRN. The address is 6100 Harris Parkway Fort Worth, Texas 76132 Hours/Schedule PRN (as needed) working rotating shifts and schedules Imaging Procedures, Quality and Processing Explains procedures to patient or guardian / family member if applicable prior to and during exam. Images correct anatomical area of interest and pathology according to department protocols. Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations. Adjusts ultrasound parameters appropriately for quality images. Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique. Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, suggest differential diagnosis. Utilizes proper downtime procedures for PACS and HIS / RIS. Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS. Works in tandem with staff to ensure laser images from modality or PACS are printed 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. 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. 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 Education H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Required Other Graduate of an AMA approved / accredited Ultrasound Program Preferred Associate’s Degree Preferred Experience 1 Year experience in a hospital setting Preferred Vascular Imaging Expereince Preferred Licenses and Certifications BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required And ARRT – American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Sonography Upon Hire Preferred And ARRT – American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Sonography with in 12 Months of hire Required Or ARDMS – American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers Upon Hire Preferred And ARDMS – American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers with in 12 Months of hire Required At Texas Health Resources, our mission is “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”. We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States with a team of more than 23,000 employees of wholly owned/operated facilities plus 2,200 employees of consolidated joint ventures in the greater Dallas Fort Worth area. Our career growth and professional development opportunities are top-notch and our benefits are equally outstanding. Check out just a few of our recent accomplishments: America’s Most Innovative Companies for 2023 by Fortune magazine and Statista Inc https://jobs.texashealth.org/texas-health-among-most-innovative-companies/ 2023 Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For® ( 9th consecutive year & we’re one of only three health systems to be recognized. ) https://www.texashealth.org/Newsroom/News-Releases/2023/System-Ranked-among-Countrys-Best-Places-to-Work America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2023 by Newsweek magazine ( We’re one of only six healthcare employers in Texas to earn a spot on the list. ) https://www.newsweek.com/rankings/americas-greatest-workplaces-2023-diversity https://jobs.texashealth.org/texas-health-among-best-workplaces-for-diversity/ Join our award-winning Texas Health family and become a part of a team that is improving the health of our communities daily. You belong here.