About Texas Children's HospitalSince 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.
We are searching for an Ultrasound Specialist – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll perform exceptional quality routine and specialized Ultrasound procedures at the request licensed independent practitioner for interpretation by radiologists. The Specialist integrates scientific knowledge; technical skills, patient interaction and compassionate care resulting in diagnostic information, and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure. The Specialist must demonstrate a detailed understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology. They must possess, utilize, maintain and enhance knowledge of radiation safety and protection for self, patients and others. The Specialist prepares, administers and document activities related to mediations in accordance with state regulations and institution policy. The Specialist is a liaison between patients, radiologist and other members of the support team. The Specialist must think critically, use independent, professional and ethical judgment in all aspects of their work, and they must engage in continuing education to include their area of practice to enhance patient care, public education, knowledge and technical competence. They are responsible for patient care, appropriate documentation, quality control, and quality improvement, and they provide training, education and mentoring to students, technologists, nursing, residents, fellows, staff and others.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
From the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT):
Registered Technologist Vascular Sonography: R.T. (VS)
Registered Technologist Breast Sonography: R.T. (BS)
Three (3) years of Ultrasound experience
Broad knowledge of ultrasound physics and procedures; understanding of ultrasound principles that are developmentally appropriate for ages 0 – adulthood
Operation of all required equipment including troubleshooting when necessary of the equipment, including automated processors, copying/digitizing film equipment, R.I.S., and PACS
Basic life support and medical terminology understanding is required
Must be articulate, courteous and supportive in dealing with patients, parents, nursing, faculty, administrative and departmental personnel so that excellent customer service and positive guest relations are achieved
Must honor confidentiality and independently scan patients by following the established protocols
Must utilize basic office equipment; such as far
Preferable if able to demonstrate bilingual skills
Internal Promotion Requirements: