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Ultrasonographer Lead

Company: Texas Health Resources
Location: Plano
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Job Description:

Texas Health Plano seeks to hire a Lead Ultrasonographer to work Full Time.
The address is 6200 West Parker Road Plano, Texas 75093
Salary range is Min. $34.92/hr to Max. $52.51/hr - based on relevant experience
Hours/ScheduleFull Time (35/hr/wk) working Monday-Friday 6:30a-2:00p call and holiday rotaiton required (must be with in 30 minutes of the hospital for call)Team Leader Responsibilities:Oversee daily operations of all assigned areasMonitor, manage, and approve staffing levelsProvide leadership to employees of assigned areasParticipate in employee evaluations and coaching/counseling sessions of assigned areasEnsure patient satisfaction of assigned areasCoordinate with other departments when services are requested of assigned areasCommunicate department initiatives and performance of assigned areasWorks closely with physicians and other stakeholders requesting services of assigned areasParticipate in department budgeting process and supply orderingParticipate in equipment evaluation and oversee training of new equipmentParticipate in hospital and department committeesWork closely with department managerAny additional duties as assigned by department managerImaging Procedures, Quality and ProcessingExplains procedures to patient or guardian / family member if applicable prior to examPositions patient to correct anatomical area of interestPerforms complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerationsAdjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factorsAssists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic techniqueMaintains attention to detailsProcesses and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, makes technique adjustments or repeat procedures as neededUtilizes proper downtime procedures for HIS / RISCorrectly sends and transfers images to laser camera and Tele-Radiology system from modalityPrints laser images from modalityCoordinates with Centralized Scheduling and other modalitiesPatient CarePrepares room for examination (i.e. suction, oxygen, supplies).Checks physician orders and exam requisitions using time-out procedures.Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID.Obtains patient history.Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices, and monitor patient during imaging.Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment.Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient.Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed.Equipment Operation and MaintenanceAdjusts technical parameters to optimize image.Operates, cares for and maintains equipment.Applies proper knowledge of instrumentation, probe selection and cognitive sonographic skills.Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction.Maintains equipment and room to sanitary standards.Adheres to hospital standards for infection control for patient, equipment, and self.Stocks/maintains supplies and linen.Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards.Professional Accountability and PartnershipMaintains ARDMS, CME credits and CPR yearly or when applicable (ARRT and CMRT if applicable).Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email routinely.Identifies, troubleshoots and initiates quality improvement.Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary.Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor

Qualifications - External

EducationH.S. Diploma or Equivalent RequiredOther Graduate of an AMA approved / accredited Ultrasound Program PreferredAssociate's Degree PreferredExperience2 Years ultrasound experience in a hospital radiology department Required1 Year leadership experience PreferredLicenses and CertificationsBCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required AndARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Sonography and two additional modalities Upon Hire RequiredOrARDMS - American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers in three modalities Upon Hire RequiredOther RVT or VT(RVS) as one modality if performing vascular sonography Upon Hire RequiredRVT Strongly PreferredARRT with 2 additional Modalities Preferred
At Texas Health Resources, our mission is "to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve".
We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States with a team of more than 23,000 employees of wholly owned/operated facilities plus 2,200 employees of consolidated joint ventures in the greater Dallas Fort Worth area. Our career growth and professional development opportunities are top-notch and our benefits are equally outstanding.
Check out just a few of our recent accomplishments:

A 2020 FORTUNE Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For--" (6th year in a row)
A 2020 "Top 100 Places to Work" by the Dallas Morning News (9th time)
A 2019 Companies that Care list by People magazine and Great Place to Work--
Employees' Choice "Best Places to Work" by Glassdoor (2019)
A 2019 "America's Best Employers for Diversity" list by Forbes

Join our award-winning Texas Health family and become a part of a team that is improving the health of our communities daily. You belong here.


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