About Texas Children's Hospital
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.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
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
Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s 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