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Company: Catholic Health Initiatives
Location: The Woodlands, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

The Woodlands Hospital

A primary and secondary care hospital serving North Harris and Montgomery counties. Clinical services include cardiovascular services, diagnostic imaging, women's services (digital mammography and bone density studies), neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and surgery, pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders. Clinical affiliations include The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's Radiation Treatment Center, and Texas Children's Hospital.

Position Summary: Breast Sonographer, Part-time

(3-4 days per week M-F. Days will alternate)

Performs ultrasound exams on patients according to the specific departmental procedure protocols under the direction of the Medical Director; Provides patient orientation, procedure explanation, and pre and post diagnostic care to completion of test. Performs complete diagnostic imaging test inclusive of positioning patient, equipment management, and documentation of findings.

Position Summary: Sonographer (General & Vascular) PRN The Woodlands Hospital

1.Performs ultrasound exams on patients according to the specific

departmental procedure protocols under the direction of the Medical Director

2.Prepares equipment ensuring that it is operational, safe and functioning

according to diagnostic standards

3.Problem-solves equipment failure and imaging quality and contacts service

representative or CES regarding equipment problems

4.Ensures that daily equipment and room maintenance are performed

before/during/ after each procedure, and that special precautions and measures

are performed to ensure infection control standards

5.Completes all quality checks and Ensures that equipment logs are maintained

6.Completes all clinical supply inventories, ensuring that each diagnostic room

is complete with the necessary supplies required to perform the procedure

7.Demonstrates competency in PACS process and Performs the daily QA

process

8.Actively Participates with patient testing, performing routine, non-routine,

urgent, and emergent patient exams.

9.Communicates with Patient Transportation, Nursing Units, Physician Offices,

and other diagnostic areas to ensure that the patients receive their diagnostic

procedures in a smooth, efficient and safe manner

10.Performs portable examinations (when applicable) at the bedside to ensure

patient safety as well as provide immediate diagnostic testing when needed

11.Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record, and adapt procedures

as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images

12.Uses independent judgment during the sonographic exam to Accurately

differentiate between normal and pathologic findings

13.Analyses sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information with medical

history, and communicates findings to the appropriate physician

14.Assumes responsibility for the safety, emotional and physical comfort of

patients while they are in the sonographers care

15.Assists with the daily operations of the ultrasound suite

16.Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic sonography examinations

17.Maintains a daily log of patient's seen/ completes exam-billing forms

18.Maintains ultrasound equipment and work area, and Maintains adequate

supplies

19. Participates in the maintenance of the ultrasound accreditation

Education:

Associate's Degree Required

Licensure/Certification:

Active certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or ARRT; must maintain current compliance with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements;

CPR/BLS certification

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Good alpha/numeric dexterity and handwriting skills

Interpersonal skills for communication with patients, visitors, physicians and other hospital personnel.

Must have good written and oral communication skills


Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0238115
  • Schedule: Part-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Market: CHI St. Luke's Woodlands Hospital


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