Ultrasonographer II

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Location:
Fort Worth, TX US
Job ID:
94497
Department:
RADIOLOGY ULTRASOUND
Area of Interest:
Allied Health
Job Type:
Full Time
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Fort Worth

Qualifications/Duties:
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: A.A.S. DMSO

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 2 years relevant experience

MINIMUM LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED: ARDMS

MINIMUM REQUIRED SKILLS: General & Vascular Ultrasound

WORK HOURS/SCHEDULE: Full Time, 36 Hrs/Wk, Friday, Saturday, Sunday  7:00am to 7:30pm

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Preparation of exam room for patient exam (i.e. linen, stretcher, oxygen, supplies etc.)
2. Check Physician orders, exam requisition, provide appropriate reason and relevant clinical information for exam using patient's chart/CareConnect and relay to Radiologist.
3. Research PACS for examination history and previous exams.
4. Obtains patient history, symptoms, and appropriate labs relating to exam.
5. Adheres to hygiene standards by sanitizing hands before and after any patient contact. Also, sanitizes hands throughout examination when appropriate
6. Greets and acknowledges patient using two forms of ID comparing patient ID armband to exam requisition to identify correct patient/exam.
7. Appropriately handles IV, O2, chest tubes, urine bags, and other patient devices
8. Verifies patient pregnancy status in reference to appropriate exam/standards.
9. Uses proper body mechanics to ensure safety to patient and staff.
10. Communicates proper etiquette to patients, family members, and other health care team staff.
11. Adapts procedures to reflect age specific and developmental consideration along with any physical handicaps or hardships for specific needs of adaption for body habitus, patient relationship and communication styles.
12. Communicates with patient, patient's family, and staff with proper etiquette within the hospital, on the phone, and with any electronic communication.
13. Demonstrate knowledge of emergency equipment, drugs, and preparedness in response to patient distress.
14. Transports patient throughout department and hospital safely.

Keywords: "ARRT", "ARDMS", "Ultrasonographer",
"Sonography experience"


Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth will be opening a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff. Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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