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Texas Health Resources Ultrasonographer II PRN (Sign on Bonus $8k for Eligible New Hires) in Arlington, Texas

Ultrasonographer II PRN - Texas Health Arlington Memorial- (Sign on Bonus $8k for Eligible New Hires)

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We’re looking for a qualified U ltrasonographer like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Memorial

  • Work hours: PRN (as needed) working weekdays rotating shifts

  • Salary range: $31.76-$47.75 per hour (based on relevant experience)

  • We are currently offering $8k sign on bonus for Eligible New Hires

At Texas Health Arlington Memorial we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 369-bed, acute-care, full-service hospital serving our community since 1958. Our location in central Arlington provides convenient care to people in the DFW Metroplex and surrounding areas.

If you’re looking for comprehensive medical/surgical care, cancer care, women’s services, behavioral health, neurosciences and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus, we’re a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, Level III Maternal Newborn care unit and a Level IV Trauma Center. We are accredited by the American College of Surgeons as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center and by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.

And talk about award winning. Texas Health Arlington Memorial is a Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Center, a Chest Pain Center and a Heart Failure Center. We have been recognized by the American Heart Association with a Gold Plus award for the exceptional care we provide to our stroke, heart failure and chest pain patients. Texas Health Arlington Memorial is a designated Magnet hospital. Our community members recently recognized us as the best emergency department in Arlington. And we were recognized by Blue Cross/Blue Shield as a Blue Distinction Center for care of our patients receiving Hip and Knee Replacement and Spine Surgery procedures. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for cancer and emergency services, women’s health and much more.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

Qualifications

Education

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Required

Other Graduate of an AMA approved / accredited Ultrasound Program Preferred

Associate's Degree Preferred

Experience

2 Years clinical experience in a hospital radiology Preferred

1 Year clinical experience in a hospital radiology Strongly Preferred

Licenses and Certifications

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly Required

And

ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Sonography and one additional modality Upon Hire Required

Or

ARDMS - American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonographers must have 2 certifications Upon Hire Required

And

Other RVT or VT(RVS) as one modality if performing vascular sonography Upon Hire Required

Position Responsibilities

Imaging Procedures, Quality and Processing

Explains procedures to patient or guardian / family member if applicable prior to and during exam.

Images correct anatomical area of interest and pathology according to department protocols.

Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations.

Adjusts ultrasound parameters appropriately for quality images.

Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique.

Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, suggest differential diagnosis.

Utilizes proper downtime procedures for PACS, Ambra, and HIS / RIS.

Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS and/or Ambra.

Works in tandem with staff to ensure laser images are placed on CD from modalityor , PACSare printed , or Ambra as needed.

Equipment Operation and Maintenance

Adjusts technical parameters to optimize image.

Operates, cares for and maintains equipment.

Applies proper knowledge of instrumentation, probe selection and cognitive sonographic skills.

Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction.

Maintains equipment and room to sanitary standards.

Adheres to hospital standards for infection control for patient, equipment, and self.

Stocks/maintains supplies and linen.

Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards.

Patient Care

Prepares room for examination (i.e. suction, oxygen, supplies).

Checks physician orders and exam requisitions using time-out procedures.

Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID.

Obtains patient history.

Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices, and monitor patient during imaging.

Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment.

Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient.

Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed.

Professional Accountability and Partnership

Maintains ARDMS, CME credits and CPR yearly or when applicable (ARRT and CMRT if applicable).

Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email routinely.

Identifies, troubleshoots and initiates quality improvement.

Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary.

Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor

​​​​​​​​​​​​ Why Texas Health

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture makes THR a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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