Echo Sonographer III - Specialty Care

 
Position: Echo Sonographer III - Specialty Care

Location: US-TX-Austin

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Urgent Care has nine locations in Houston and one in Austin, Texas specifically equipped to diagnose and treat common pediatric illnesses and injuries. Our staff and equipment are designed to meet the needs of children and young adults up to age 18. Texas Children’s Urgent Care offers convenient, after hours care weekday evenings and on weekends.   For more information, visit texaschildrensurgentcare.org or texaschildrensaustinurgentcare.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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