Ultrasound Tech PRN in Live Oak, Texas, United States
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Methodist Hospital Northeast

Ultrasound Tech PRN

Live Oak, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem  PRN Status/As Needed Schedule 
Category: Imaging • Job ID: 190304

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Northeast Methodist Hospital

Ultrasound Technician

Ultrasound Department/Clinical Technicians

PRN - Non-Exempt

Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Ultrasound Department department. Submit your application today!

 

Benefits:

 We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 

Seeking an Ultrasound Technologist (sonographer) who performs diagnostic procedures utilizing a background in anatomy, physiology, physics and instrumentation to provide technical information to aid the physician. The sonographer will maintain technical skills needed to perform ultrasound procedures to include abdominal, OB/GYN, venous Doppler, small parts, pediatrics (where applicable) and invasive exams. In addition, the sonographer will maintain department supplies and equipment and will participate in the quality control of the ultrasound department.

 

What you will do in this role:

 

1. Maintains skills and understanding of innovation in techniques and equipment in medical

sonography.

2. Assists physicians in performing ultrasound-guided biopsies and other invasive procedures.

3. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.

4. Responsible for the proper use of the Radiology Computer System (scheduling exams, patient tracking, film tracking, proper completion of exams, capture charges).

5. Follows safety policies and procedures applicable to the job, recognizes impending crisis situations and institutes measures (such as adjusting priorities) to prevent further complications.

6. Understands and follows infection control/universal precautions in the performance of all job tasks.  Maintains order and cleanliness. Always practices sterile techniques and prevents cross contamination

 

 

 

 

 


 

Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics:

1. Education: ONE of the following:

1. New Hires as of October 1, 2011:

A. Successful completion of training program in either:

1. Ultrasonography

2. Radiologic Technology

3. Vascular Technology

B. Associates of Science or higher degree

2. Current employees:

A. Successful completion of training program in either:

1. Ultrasonography

2. Radiologic Technology

3. Vascular Technology

4. Medical Assisting

B. Associates degree or higher degree

2. Experience: none required

3. Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).

4. Preferred: Two (2) years experience as a fulltime ultrasound technologist in a hospital or diagnostic imaging clinic setting preferred

5. Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:

Must have and maintain ONE of the following within the timeframes below:

A. American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)

i. RDMS- Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

ii. RDCS- Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer

iii. RVT- Registered Vascular Technologist

B. American Registry of Radiologic Technologist ARRT (S)

C. American Registry of Radiologic Technologist ARRT (VS)

D. Cardiovascular Credentialing International (RVS)

New Hires with experience: Must have within 6 months of hire date.

New Hires and New Grads- (graduated in the last 12 months): Must have within one

(1) year of hire date.

 

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care!

 

Methodist Hospital Northeast has played a major role in the phenomenal economic growth experienced in northeast Bexar County. With over 170 beds, the hospital offers a full array of services including 24/7 emergency care, open heart surgery, cardiac catheterizations, vascular, neurosurgery, inpatient rehabilitation, orthopedic surgery, cancer care, intensive care and inpatient and outpatient surgeries and procedures. It is home to the Joint Replacement Academy offering the latest treatment options for knee and hip pain, as well as a neurosurgical program offering services from elective spine surgeries to advanced and comprehensive brain and spine care.

We are recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as a Certified Primary Stroke Center; the American College of Cardiology as an Accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI; and by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for having a Pathway to Excellence Program. Methodist Hospital Northeast has received the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks and the Texas Award for Performance Excellence. The hospital has also been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Northeast under Locations.

 We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

 

 

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