ECHO Sonographer III -Medical Center (8a-5p)

 
Position: ECHO Sonographer III -Medical Center (8a-5p)

Job ID: 144320

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Cardiology - Echo Lab

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 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, a second community hospital opening in 2017. 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 atinfinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for an Echo Sonographer III - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll perform high quality and complex echocardiographic exams and independently perform TEE studies on patients that range in age from neonates to adults.

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?



Responsibilities :

  • Performs echocardiographic exams 
  • Performs high quality echocardiographic exams and collaborates with the cardiology staff to make accurate diagnoses of complex congenital and acquired pediatric heart abnormalities 
  • Recognizes and identifies complex anatomy and physiology 
  • Performs all essential responsibilities of Echo tech I and Echo sonographer II, as well as advanced post-study analysis 
  • Assists with technical echocardiographic training and education 
  • Participates in senior fellows' instruction, providing guidance and help to senior fellows and participating in their research 
  • Accepts responsibility for daily operational maintenance of the Echo Lab supplies and equipment 
  • Performs daily operational maintenance of the Echo Lab supplies and equipment, ensuring that all supplies and equipment are checked for deficiencies and are safe for operation 
  • Participates in management/ administrative duties 
  • Triages effectively, and is able to accommodate to flexible hour due to managerial/clerical responsibilities 
  • Seeks opportunities for professional development 
  • Seeks opportunities for professional development by participating and attending in-services, educational seminars, and tech/staff meetings


Qualifications:

  • A diploma from a school of ultrasound or a Bachelor’s degree in a biological science
  • 5 years of experience as an echosonographer
  • 2 of the 5 years in a pediatric environment 
  • One of the following certifications:
  1. Registered Diagnostic Cardiology Sonographer (RDCS) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
  2. Registered Cardiovascular Sonographer (RCS) by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
  3. Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS) by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)


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