We are searching for a Ultrasonographer MFM II -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform routine and comprehensive ultrasound examinations for interpretation by the Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Radiology faculty using specialized ultrasound equipment. In assisting the interpreting physician, the diagnostic ultrasonographer is able to obtain, review, and integrate pertinent patient history and supporting clinical data to facilitate optimum diagnostic results; perform appropriate procedures and record anatomic, pathologic, and/or physiologic data for interpretation by the physician; record and process sonographic images and other pertinent observations made during the procedure for presentation to the interpreting physician; exercise discretion and judgment in the performance of the diagnostic exam; provide patient education related to the ultrasound procedure; adhere to the standards of care and maintaining a safe environment.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
Job Duties & Responsibilities
- Performs high-quality diagnostic ultrasound imaging exams in accordance with established department guidelines and protocols. Be able to independently scan routine and comprehensive ultrasounds under the supervision of the MFM Physicians. The sonographer always maintains a high standard of medical ethics and is self-motivated to increase the level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease process, and new procedures as they evolve
- Performs patient care functions
- Promotes positive communication
- Participates in the professional development of self and others
- Adheres to hospital and departmental policies and procedures
- Performs other essential job-related functions
Skills & Requirements
- 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
- Bachelor's Degree
- RDMS-OB - Reg Diag Med Sonographer OBGYN by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
- NUCH TRA - Nuchal Translucency by the Perinatal Quality Foundation, RDMS-NE - RDMS in Neurosonology, RDMS-FE - RDMS in Fetal Echocardiography, preferred
- 2 years of maternal fetal medicine scanning experience Or 4 years of Ultrasound scanning experience
About Texas Children’s
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.
Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.