ECHO Sonographer III-Austin, TX

 
Position: ECHO Sonographer III-Austin, TX

Job ID: 157386

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: Austin MoPac Spec Care Diag

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Monday-Friday 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024. Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood. To join our community of more than 14,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org. Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for an ECHO Sonographer -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will 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 :

• Perform echocardiographic exams and perform advanced post-study analysis
• Assist with technical echocardiographic training and education
• Accept responsibility for daily operational maintenance of the Echo Lab supplies and
   Equipment
• Focus on Customer Service
• Participate in management/ administrative duties
• Seek opportunities for professional development by participating and attend in-services, educational seminars, and tech/staff meetings
• Work with departmental staff and other healthcare professions to ensure high quality patient care
• Recognize and trouble shoot problems with equipment, settings, transducers, transducers orientation while instructing, explaining these technical problems and advising resolution of problems via "hands on technique”



Qualifications:

• Technical diploma in diagnostic medical sonography or Bachelor’s degree in biological science required
• RDCS, RCS, or RCCS certification required
• 5 years’ experience as an ECHO sonographer with 2 years in a pediatric environment required/Fetal Echo experience preferred

 



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