Ultrasound Technician PRN in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Ultrasound Technician PRN

San Antonio, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem  PRN Status/As Needed Schedule 
Category: Imaging • Job ID: 188541

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Methodist Metro Hospital

Ultrasound Technician PRN

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. 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 demonstrate and maintain technical skills needed to perform ultrasound procedures on the population(s) served by the department and may include abdominal, OB/GYN, venous Doppler, small parts, pediatrics (where applicable) and invasive exams. In addition, the sonographer will maintain department supplies and equipment. He/she participates 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 for procedures performed.

2. Assists physicians in performing ultrasound-guided procedures.

3. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to the population(s) served by the department.

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.

7. Performs high level disinfection using established policies and procedures as required.

 

 


Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics:
 
1. Education: ONE of the following:
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
Hires prior to October 1, 2011 –
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 of experience as a fulltime ultrasound technologist in a hospital or diagnostic imaging clinic setting preferred.
 
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
iv. BR- Registered Diagnostic Breast Sonographer – only if obtained prior to 6/30/2010
B. American Registry of Radiologic Technologist ARRT (S)
C. American Registry of Radiologic Technologist ARRT (VS)
D. Cardiovascular Credentialing International (RVS)
E. American Registry of Radiologic Technologist ARRT (BS) only if obtained prior to 6/30/2010
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 18 months of hire date.
Hires prior to October 1, 2011 of Methodist Hospital: Must obtain registry/certification by July 1, 2012.
Hires prior to October 1, 2011 of Methodist Specialty & Transplant, Metropolitan Methodist, Northeast Methodist, Methodist Texsan, Methodist Stone Oak or Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hospitals: Must obtain registry by October 1, 2012.
 
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!
 
 With over 370 beds Methodist Hospital Metropolitan offers outstanding heart and cancer care, general surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology services, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, sleep disorder evaluation and the largest emergency room in downtown San Antonio. Our women’s pavilion is the only stand-alone center city facility dedicated to the health of women and their newborn babies, welcoming nearly 4,000 newborns into the world each year. Methodist Hospital Metropolitan is home to the Methodist Weight Loss Center and has been designated an American Society for Metabolic Surgery Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®.
 
Our hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as a Best Place to Work in Healthcare, and for the fourth consecutive year as a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. It is the first hospital in San Antonio to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Methodist Hospital Metropolitan has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog for focus on safety and quality, receiving a Grade A Hospital Safety Score for 8 consecutive rating periods. We are also proud to be an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology and Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, as well as the first Texas hospital to earn a Gold Seal of Approval for Sepsis Certification. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Metropolitan 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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