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This position performs ultrasound procedures to be used by physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.Job DescriptionMinimum QualificationsEducation:
Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology or Sonography TechnologyLicenses/Certifications:
Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
- Certified in Basic or Advanced Life Support, required
- One (1)the following required:
- Registered Sonographer by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-S); or
- Registered Vascular Sonographer by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-VS); 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 Vascular Technologist (RVT) 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 Vascular Specialist (RVS) 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).
- 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.
- 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.
- Enters and monitors patient data.
- Performs quality assurance on the ultrasound equipment. May assist with initial and renewal application for ACR and other accreditation.
- Identifies and reports any accidents, complaints or equipment malfunction to department 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
- Other duties as assigned.