MFM Ultrasonographer Trainee - Pavillion for Women (8a - 5p)

 
Position: MFM Ultrasonographer Trainee - Pavillion for Women (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 141370

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: FETAL CENTER - DIAGNOSTICS

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p / Full Time

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 at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a registered RDMS OB/GYN sonographer in a friendly professional private physician office located in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll perform routine and specialized ultrasound exams for interpretation by the Radiologist and OB/Gyn physicians, using specialized equipment. Additionally, you’ll be responsible for patient care, appropriate documentation, quality control, quality improvement, maintaining a safe environment, and acting as Charge Sonographer in absence of the Team Leader.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Performs high quality basic and comprehensive diagnostic ultrasound imaging exams in accordance with established AIUM and ACOG guidelines and protocols under the supervision of the Radiologist or OB/GYN physicians.
  • Operates ultrasound equipment for data acquisition, reconstruction of images, and documentation of images to record anatomic, pathologic, and physiologic data for interpretation by the radiologist/physician.
  • Exercise discretion and judgment in the performance of the diagnostic exam
  • Performs patient care functions
  • Promotes positive communication
  • Participates in the professional development of oneself and others

 

 



Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a formal 2-year training in a school of Ultrasound by the Joint Review committee for Education in the Radiological Sciences (JRCERT) of the American Medical Association
  • Must be registered in Ultrasound through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS); grandfathered employees must be registered in Ultrasound by the ARDMS by 10/1/11
  • A minimum of three years of radiographer/ultrasound experience is preferred
  • Registration in x-ray through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) and licensing by the Texas Department of Health/Bureau of Radiation Control as a Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist (CMRT) is preferred
  • Broad knowledge of ultrasound physics and procedures
  • Knowledge of operation of all required equipment, including troubleshooting when necessary
  • Knowledge of operation of automatic processor, copying/digitizing film equipment, R.I.S., PACS related equipment, basic life support and medical terminology
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent customer service and positive guest relations
  • Ability to promote positive interdepartmental and intradepartmental communications and relationships
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment
  • Ability to demonstrate (preferably) bilingual skills

 

 



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