Echo Sonographer - Multiple Locations

 
Position: Echo Sonographer - Multiple Locations

Location: US-TX-Baytown, US-TX-Beaumont, US-TX-Bellaire, US-TX-Cypress, US-TX-Friendswood, US-TX-Houston, US-TX-Humble, US-TX-Katy, US-TX-Kingwood, US-TX-Nacogdoches, US-TX-Pearland, US-TX-Spring, US-TX-Sugar Land, US-TX-The Woodlands, US-TX-TYLER

Talent Area: Clinical Support

Shift: 8a - 5p

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Summary:

We are searching for an Echo Sonographer - someone who works well in a fast-paced 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 high quality echocardiographic exams and collaborates with the cardiology staff to make accurate diagnoses of complex congenital and acquired pediatric heart abnormalities
  • Performs complex quantification analysis and instructs lower level sonographers and Pediatric fellows in this analysis
  • Assists and participates with technical echocardiographic training of technologists, Pediatric Fellows and visitors
  • Participates in orientation plan and acts as preceptor
  • 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
  • Prepares equipment and the patient rooms (stocks linen and supplies) for daily operational use
  • Works with departmental staff and other healthcare professions to ensure high quality patient care
  • Participates in management/administrative assignments as required
  • Triages effectively, and is able to accommodate to flexible hour due to managerial/clerical responsibilities
  • Prepares and delivers educational offerings to echo sonographer staff
  • Engages in quality assurance control in the team
  • Works as alternative locations as needed to support patient care at the discretion of direct supervisor/manager or designee
  • Ensures completion of all departmental, regulatory and professional training requirements as prescribed


Qualifications:

  • Diploma from a school of ultrasound (e.g. Diagnostic Medical Sonography) OR a Bachelor’s degree in a biological science
  • Five (5) years of experience as an echo sonographer
  • Two (2) of the 5 years in a pediatric environment
  • Requires at least one of the following certifications:
  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiology Sonographer (RDCS) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
  • Registered Cardiovascular Sonographer (RCS) by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
  • Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS) by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
  • Ability to operate expertly the ultrasound equipment with specialized Cardiology software, TEE operations, and a desktop computer


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