Ultrasound Generalist RVT

 
Position: Ultrasound Generalist RVT

Job ID: 159862

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Ultrasound

Talent Area: Radiology

Full/Part Time: Per Diem

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Monday-Friday 11a-7p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for an Ultrasound Generalist RVT-- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will prepare, administer, and document activities related to mediations in accordance with state regulations and institution policy. The Generalist is a liaison between patients, radiologist, and other members of the support team. As members of the health care team, they must participate in quality improvement processes and continually assess their professional performance. They are responsible for patient care, appropriate documentation, quality control, and quality improvement, and they provide training, education and mentoring to students, technologists, nursing, residents, fellows, staff, and others.

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Responsibilities :

• Confirms patient identity with approved identifiers
• Provides information to patients, health care providers, students and the public concerning the role and responsibilities of individuals in the profession
• Performs routine, STAT, urgent, and on-call procedures while accurately demonstrating understanding of anatomy and pathology through proper imaging techniques
• Uses sterile technique when assisting with biopsies, drainages, and any invasive procedures
• Assesses factors that may contraindicate the procedure, such as, medication contraindications, patient risk for reaction to medications, patient history, laboratory results, insufficient patient preparation or artifacts
• Responsible for precise, complete, and accurate data entry and image management in appropriate technology infrastructure: EPIC, PACS, etc.
• Applies patient safety principles during all aspects of Ultrasound procedures, including assisting and transporting patients
• Responsible for quality control activities on the equipment and collaborates with appropriate parties to resolve image quality issues



Qualifications:

• Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
• Graduate of a formal diagnostic Radiology program required
• BLS certification from the American Heart Association required
• RVT certification from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography acquired within 18 months of hire required
• RDMS-AB, RDMS-OB or RDMS-PS certification from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography required
• Registered Vascular Specialist by Cardiovascular Credentialing International may substitute for the RVT certification



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