Ultrasound Specialist - Pavilion for Women (10:30 - 7:00p) Part Time

 
Position: Ultrasound Specialist - Pavilion for Women (10:30 - 7:00p) Part Time

Job ID: 141958

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PW RADIOLOGY - ADULT ULTRASOUN

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 10:30a - 7p / Part Time / Tuesday & Thursday, Every 5th-6th Weekend On-Call / 2-3 Days Per Week (16-24 hrs.)

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children’s Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women’s Place – Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.   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 Specialist – 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 the licensed independent practitioner for interpretation by radiologists.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Integrates scientific knowledge, technical skills, patient interaction and compassionate care, resulting in diagnostic information
  • Recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure
  • Demonstrates a detailed understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology
  • Possesses, utilizes, maintains and enhances 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
  • Acts as a liaison between patients, radiologist and other members of the support team
  • Must remain 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
  • Must participate in quality improvement processes and continually assess their professional performance
  • Thinks critically and uses independent, professional and ethical judgment in all aspects of their work
  • Engages 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
  • Provides 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 Sonograph
  • One current subspecialty registration
  • From the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS):
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Abdomen (RDMS-AB)
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Adult Echocardiography (RDMS-AE)
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Breast (RDMS-BR)
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Fetal Echocardiography (RDMS-FE)
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Neurosonology (RDMS-NE)
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Obstetrics and Gynecology (RDMS-OB/GYN)
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Pediatric Echocardiography (RDMS-PE)
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Vascular Technology (RDMS-VT)
  • Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT)
  • Registered in Musculoskeletal Sonography (RMSK)
  • From the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT):
  • Registered Technologist Vascular Sonography: R.T. (VS)
  • Registered Technologist Breast Sonography: R.T. (BS)
  • Three (3) years of Ultrasound experience
  • Broad knowledge of ultrasound physics and procedures
  • Understanding of ultrasound principles that are developmentally appropriate for ages 0 – adulthood
  • Knowledge of operation of all required equipment, including troubleshooting when necessary of the equipment; equipment includes automated processors, copying/digitizing film equipment, R.I.S., and PACS
  • Basic life support and medical terminology understanding is required
  • Successful demonstration of the professional fundamental competencies
  • Must be articulate, courteous and supportive in dealing with patients, parents, nursing, faculty, administrative and departmental personnel so that excellent customer service and positive guest relations are achieved
  • Must honor confidentiality
  • Must independently scan patients by following the established protocols
  • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written skills
  • Must utilize basic office equipment, such as fax
  • Preferable if able to demonstrate bilingual skills

 

 



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