Ultrasound Specialist

 
Position: Ultrasound Specialist

Job ID: 151017

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Ultrasound

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Friday/Saturday/Sunday 6:30p-6a

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 14,000+ 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 setting. In this position, you will perform exceptional routine and specialized ultrasound procedures at the request of the licensed independent practitioner for interpretation by radiologists. You will also liaise between patients, radiologists, and other members of the team.

Think you’ve got what it takes?



Responsibilities :

Confirm the patient’s identity with approved identifiers
• Check rooms for daily stock levels to facilitate continuous exam flow
• Verify the patient’s pregnancy and informed consent statuses
• Determine the type and dosage of contrast agent to be administered based on the patient’s age, weight, and medical status
• Anticipate and respond to the patient’s needs throughout the entire encounter
• Provide information to patients, health care providers, students, and the public
• Provide a positive experience to students in your role as a clinical instructor
• Work independently on routine, complex, STAT, urgent, on-call, and potentially intraoperative ultrasound cases
• Perform high quality imaging procedures
• Document incidents, variances, unusual circumstances, or patient concerns
• Maintain accurate records



Qualifications:

Graduation from a formal diagnostic radiology program required
• RDMS-AB, RDSM-OB, RVT, VS, or RDMS-PS certification required
• 3 years’ ultrasound experience required



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