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Senior - Ultrasound Technologist - $33-54 per hour

Company: Memorial Hermann Health System
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Memorial Hermann Health System is seeking a Ultrasound Technologist Senior for a job in Houston, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Ultrasound Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.Job SummaryThis position performs ultrasound procedures to be used by physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. The senior technologist serves as a preceptor, mentor, and resource to staff. Also assists management with supervisory responsibilities.Job DescriptionMinimum QualificationsEducation: Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology or Sonography TechnologyLicenses/Certifications:
    • Certified in Basic or Advanced Life Support, required
    • One (1) of the following required (some facilities may require more than one (1) certification, depending on the needs of the facility and nature of the job):
    • Registered Vascular Sonographer by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-VS) or
    • Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or
    • Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) by Cardiovascular Credentialing International or
    • Registered Sonographer by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-S) or
    • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or
    • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or
    • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) by Cardiovascular Credentialing International or
    • Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) by Cardiovascular Credentialing International or
    • Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS) by Cardiovascular Credentialing International
    • For facilities performing routine vascular studies, incumbent must be registered for vascular ultrasound. Must obtain vascular registry by the end of the month following 12 months of hire/transfer date. Registry options include: ARRT (VS), CCI (RVS) and ARDMS (RVT).Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
      • Four (4) years of prior experience as an Ultrasound Technologist
      • Ability to lift and/or maneuver patients in conjunction with others in order to perform job functions
      • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.Principal Accountabilities
        • Performs ultrasound / sonography procedures on patients: Prepares patients for the exam, explains procedure, positions patients for the exam, selects appropriate imaging techniques, and ensures technical quality of the images.
        • Helps maintain appropriate patient flow and ensures delivery of quality services in the imaging department.
        • Demonstrates excellent technical skills. Acts as a resource and mentor to staff and less experienced technologists. Introduces and demonstrates new techniques to the other technologists.
        • Reviews incomplete exam list and unsigned report status routinely.
        • Functions as a liaison between physicians, technologists and department support staff.
        • Enters and monitors patient data and health history as its pertinent to the exam being performed.
        • Performs quality assurance on ultrasound equipment. Recommends equipment modifications. Identifies and helps to resolve equipment malfunctions. Completes initial and renewal application for ACR and any other accreditation.
        • Maintains safety, environmental, and infection control procedures for the department.
        • Helps schedule technologists to ensure appropriate staffing for expected patient volume.
        • Intervenes with patients to help resolve complaints and issues.
        • Responsible for supply management.
        • Takes emergency call within the department.
        • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
        • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
        • Other duties as assigned.Memorial Hermann Health System Job ID #10276_334251940. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Sr. Ultrasound Tech SE Hospital (full time weekends)About Memorial Hermann Health SystemCompany Overview:Charting a better future. A future that's built upon the HEALTH of our community. This is the driving force for Memorial Hermann, redefining health care for the individuals and many diverse populations we serve. Our 6,100 affiliated physicians and 29,000 employees practice the highest standards of safe, evidence-based, quality care to provide a personalized and outcome-oriented experience across our more than 270 care delivery sites. As one of the largest not-for-profit health systems in Southeast Texas, Memorial Hermann has an award-winning and nationally acclaimed Accountable Care Organization, 17* hospitals and numerous specialty programs and services conveniently located throughout the Greater Houston area. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is one of the nation's busiest Level I trauma centers and serves as the primary teaching hospital for McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. For more than 114 years, our focus has been the best interest of our community, contributing more than $411 million annually through school-based health centers and other community benefit programs. Now and for generations to come, the health of our community will be at the center of what we do - charting a better future for all.
          *Memorial Hermann Health System owns and operates 14 hospitals and has joint ventures with three other hospital facilities, including Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital First Colony, Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital Kingwood and Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital-Katy.
          Our MissionMemorial Hermann Health System is a non-profit, values-driven, community-owned health system dedicated to improving health.
          Our VisionTo create healthier communities, now and for generations to come.
          Our ValuesCommunity: We value diversity and inclusion and commit to being the best healthcare provider, employer and partner.Compassion: We understand our privileged role in people's lives and care for everyone with kindness and respect.Credibility: We conduct ourselves and our business responsibly and prioritize safety, quality and service when making decisions.Courage: We act bravely to innovate and achieve world-class experience and outcomes for patients, consumers, partners and the community.Benefits
          • Dental benefits
          • Vision benefits
          • Employee assistance programs
          • 403b retirement plan
          • Health Care FSA
          • Dependent Care FSA
          • School loan reimbursement

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