Dallas, TX US
Area of Interest:
Texas Health Dallas
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas is seeking an Ultrasonographer I in the Breast Center Department
Part Time: 16 hours per week
Minimum Education Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Certificate of completion in ultrasound training
2 years of college
Minimum Licensure / Certification Requirements:
Basic Life Support (CPR.)
Certification in diagnostic ultrasound (ARDMS) and at least two specialty areas.
Minimum Experience Requirements:
3 year prior experience in ultrasound imaging (not including training)
Minimum Skill Requirements:
Good communication skills and minimal knowledge of computers
JOB DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Direct Patient Care:
Performs diagnostic sonogram exams:
Performs all ultrasound techniques and examinations, abdominal scans, retroperitoneal scans, obstetric and gynecology scans, trans-vaginal sonography and small parts, breasts and minor surgical procedures. Assists physician in administering medicines as required. Assists physician in such procedures as needle biopsies, amniocentesis, renal biopsies, etc., scan patient, determine angle for puncture, assists as necessary; maintains sterile technique.
Indirect Patient Care:
Prepares written documentation as required by the profession and the department, such as evaluation of results, individualized treatment plans, progress reports, and other such reports. Maintains records of examination data and other pertinent information on patients. Develops film through automatic processing.
Training, Education, and Team Support:
Responsible for obtaining their ARDMS license or renewal. Attends monthly departmental staff meetings and mandatory in services. Follows department specific/hospital policies in reference to absences, tardies, time and attendance, supervisor notification, and the importance of wearing ID badge visible to patients, customers, and hospital staff and physicians. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Maintain patient safety at all times:
Verify patient with two identifiers.
Maintain equipment-clean and inspect, report any malfunctions.
Respond to emergency situations appropriately.
Recognize safety hazards; acts to protect patients, self and others.
Greets patient in a courteous manner. Introduces self by name and explains procedure to patient and family if necessary.
Work Area, Supplies, and Equipment: Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Secures and returns supplies such as film, linens, medicine, patient folders.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.