Ultrasound Tech PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description

Ultra Sound Tech -  Texas Health Huguley- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth
Location Address: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX  76028
Top Reasons to Work At Texas Health Huguley, Burleson, TX
  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility and departments including “Great Place to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review and Gallup.
  • Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award” recipients while on the way to Magnet status—2020.
  • Amazing medical benefits through Aetna plus an onsite full-service fitness center.
  • Growth opportunities designed for each employee.
  • Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.  
Work Hours/Shift:
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Assists physicians and performs quality Ultrasound procedures at a level of competence not requiring constant supervision of technical detail.  Work is stressful and heavy in nature.  Moves Mobile Ultrasound equipment throughout hospital, lifts, turns and stoops while moving patients.
  • Documents incidents, reactions and/or unusual occurrences at time of incident.
  • Identifies patient according to name band and verbally verifies name when possible.
  • Stocks Ultrasound rooms with required supply items as listed in rooms and monitored by supervisor.
  • Is active in process improvement for the Radiology Department.
  • Properly performs scans in accordance with set procedure guidelines to aid in the patient's diagnosis at a level of competence not requiring constant supervision of technical detail.
  • Demonstrates proper job knowledge to operate all necessary equipment in order to perform procedures requested as observed by supervisor.
  • Performs scans in timely manner, display required views, satisfactory positioning (assisting patient as needed), and taking additional views as deemed necessary from viewing routine images.
  • Inspects images for satisfactory techniques and labeling prior to releasing patient and sending images for interpretation.
  • Demonstrates an ability to solve job-related problems such as equipment malfunctions, alternate patient positioning if needed, additional views and realization of equipment and patient limitations.
  • Regularly reviews the requisitions received during the shift to schedule properly and most efficiently during the shift as observed by supervisor.
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of anatomy and physiology and uses this knowledge to enhance scans and individualize each exam if needed to aid in diagnosis of patient, as observed by supervisor and Radiologists.
  • Regularly reviews the status of arriving patients to utilize equipment and time to maximum, making sure that the next patient will be available.
  • Always reviews the patient history from the chart, previous films and from the patient if possible, making proper notations of such on the written exam request.
  • Notifies scheduled out-patients of approximate waiting times upon arrival, if greater than a 15 minute wait is expected, periodically informs patients as to waiting time status.
  • Notifies nursing floors when behind schedule so that patients may be fed accordingly and re-prepped for new scheduled time.
  • Accepts responsibility for supervision of students as they rotate through assigned area.
What You Will Need:
  • Must have two years college Associates Degree or RDMS eligible.
  • Graduate of an approved School of Ultrasonography. Registry eligible.
  • Must obtain RDMS within one year of hire date.
Job Summary:
Employee must have the knowledge and ability to perform all Ultrasound procedures in abdominal, ob/gyn, small parts, and abdominal vascular sonography.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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