MFM Ultrasonographer

 
Position: MFM Ultrasonographer

Job ID: 149582

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: FETAL CENTER - DIAGNOSTICS

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

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, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. 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 an Ultrasonographer in Maternal-Fetal Medicine — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll perform routine and comprehensive ultrasound examinations for interpretation by the Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) and Radiology faculty. This role will assist the interpreting physician and obtain, review, and integrate pertinent patient history and supporting clinical data to achieve optimal diagnostic results.

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Responsibilities :

Performs high-quality diagnostic ultrasound imaging exams following established department guidelines and protocols under the supervision of the MFM Physicians or Radiologists
• Reviews clinical information, including relevant personal and family history, exposures, and other risk factors
• Performs appropriate procedures and records anatomic, pathologic, and or physiologic data for interpretation by the Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Radiology faculty
• Records and processes sonographic images and other pertinent observations made during the procedure for presentation to the interpreting physician
• Follows the established chain-of-command with all communication within the clinic and department while portraying team spirit with all co-workers and department personnel
• 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
• Performs or assists other employees in obtaining appropriate images and help with completing scheduled equipment maintenance and/or troubleshooting equipment problems



Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree preferred
• RDMS-OB— Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer OBGYN from the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) required
• RDMS-NE— Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in Neurosonology preferred
• RDMS-FE— Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in Fetal Echocardiography preferred
• 2 years’ experience as Maternal-Fetal Medicine/OBGYN ultrasonographer required
• 7 years’ experience as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer preferred
• 5 years’ experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine scanning preferred



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