MFM Ultrasonographer - Pavilion for Women (8a - 5p)

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

Job ID: 141371

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

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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 MFM Ultrasonographer - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll perform routine and comprehensive ultrasound examinations for interpretation by the Maternal Fetal Medicine and Radiology faculty using specialized ultrasound equipment.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Verifies patient identification and reviews that the requested procedure correlates with the patient’s clinical history
  • Reviews clinical information, including relevant personal and family history, exposures and other risk factors. This also includes review of pertinent prior imaging study reports or the images themselves as available
  • Communicates easily and effectively with patients in a pleasant and reassuring manner. Explains the procedure to the patient and responds to patient questions and concerns
  • Performs appropriate procedures and records anatomic, pathologic and or physiologic data for interpretation by the Maternal Fetal Medicine and Radiology faculty
  • Performs high quality diagnostic ultrasound imaging exams in accordance with established department guidelines and protocols under the supervision of the MFM Physicians or Radiologists
  • Notifies appropriate personnel of emergency situations
  • Maintains confidentiality of passwords/codes for all information systems and patient information
  • Verifies and confirms patient identification and patient information including patient precautions and other vital information
  • Promotes positive communication
  • Attends and participates in department in-services, classes, seminars, workshops and other continuing education as appropriate to maintain and enhance professional knowledge and/or job skills. Attendance rosters or certificates document participation in all aforementioned activities
  • Performs or assists other employees in obtaining appropriate images and assist with performing scheduled equipment maintenance and/or troubleshooting equipment problems

 

 



Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography program
  • Two (2) years of maternal fetal medicine/OBGYN ultrasonographer experience
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) in Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN) awarded by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
  • Graduate of a baccalaureate degree program is preferred
  • Credentialed in Fetal Echocardiography specialty is preferred
  • Credentialed in Neurosonology specialty is preferred
  • A minimum of 7-9 years experience as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer and 5 or more years of Maternal Fetal Medicine scanning experience is preferred

 

 



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