Ultrasound Generalist- The Woodlands (7a - 11p)

 
Position: Ultrasound Generalist- The Woodlands (7a - 11p)

Job ID: 141539

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO PEDI RADIOLOGY-MAIN SUITE

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7a - 11p / Full Time / 16hr. Shift/ Saturday & Sunday

About Texas Children's Hospital

Scheduled to open in 2017, Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is a 548,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to treat children and adolescents in The Woodlands and counties throughout Greater North Houston such as Montgomery, Walker, Grimes, Liberty, Harris, Polk, San Jacinto and Hardin counties. Our new facility will include 25 emergency center rooms, 32 acute rooms, 28 critical care rooms, 12 radiology rooms and 4 operating rooms. We will also offer inpatient and outpatient pediatric care in more than 25 specialties including: cancer, cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, urology, sports medicine, gastroenterology and nutrition, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, allergy and immunology, dermatology, adolescent medicine and physical rehabilitation. Outpatient care areas are scheduled to open in fall 2016.   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 an Ultrasound Generalist - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll perform exceptional quality routine and specialized Ultrasound procedures at the request of licensed independent practitioners for interpretation by radiologists. The Generalist 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.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Demonstrates an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology
  • Possess, utilize, maintain and enhance knowledge of radiation safety and protection for self, patients and others
  • Prepares, administers and documents activities related to mediations in accordance with state regulations and institution policy
  • Serves as a liaison between patients, radiologist and other members of the support team
  • Remains sensitive to the needs of the patient through good communication, and exceptional patient care skills
  • Maintains a high degree of accuracy in positioning and exposure technique
  • As members of the health care team, they must participate in quality improvement processes and continually assess their professional performance
  • 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
  • Responsible for patient care, appropriate documentation, quality control, and quality improvement
  • Provide training, education and mentoring to students, technologists, nursing, residents, fellows, staff and others
  • Maintains a safe and hazard free environment

 

 



Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a formal diagnostic Radiology program
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) awarded by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Broad knowledge of ultrasound physics and procedures
  • Understanding of ultrasound principles that are developmentally appropriate for ages 0 – adulthood
  • Understanding of operation and troubleshooting when necessary of all required equipment, including automated processors, copying/digitizing film equipment, R.I.S., and PACS
  • Must independently scan patients by following the established protocols

 

 

 



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