Fetal Echo Sonographer

 
Position: Fetal Echo Sonographer

Job ID: 151110

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: FETAL CENTER - DIAGNOSTICS

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Monday-Friday 8a-5p

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 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 looking for an Echo Sonographer – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform high quality and complex fetal echocardiographic exams; and to perform complex transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiographic exams on patients that range in age from neonates to adults.

Think you’ve got what it takes?



Responsibilities :

• Performs echocardiographic exams
• Performs all essential responsibilities of Echo tech I and Echo sonographer II and III
• Assists with technical echocardiographic training
• Accepts responsibility for daily operational maintenance of the Fetal Echo Lab supplies and equipment
• Participates in management and administrative duties
• Seeks opportunities for professional development
• Other essential job duties



Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree or Technical diploma from accredited school of ultrasound
• 5 years’ experience as an echo sonographer in a pediatric environment, including two (2) years as a fetal sonographer required
• RDCS certification from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Or
• RCS certification from Cardiovascular Credentialing International, Or
• RCCS certification from Cardiovascular Credentialing International
• Knowledge of echocardiographic procedures and exams
• Fetal situs and positioning
• Umbilical artery / venous flow patterns
• Ductus venosus flow patterns
• Fetal arrhythmia
• How to measure atrial / ventricular mechanical contractions
• Extensive knowledge of complex cardiac lesions
• Extracardiac defects associated with CHD
• Experience with multiple gestation
• The ability to operate expertly the ultrasound equipment with specialized Cardiology software, TEE operations, and a desktop computer



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