We are searching for an Ultrasonographer — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll perform routine and specialized ultrasound exams for interpretation by the radiologists using specialized equipment. You will be responsible for patient care, appropriate documentation, quality control, quality improvement, maintain a safe environment, and act as Charge Sonographer in absence of the team leader.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
Job Duties & Responsibilities
- Confirm appropriateness of ordered exam from the diagnosis and contact appropriate medical staff for additional patient information when necessary
- Communicate with the radiologist to obtain appropriate exam protocol and make informed decisions when the radiologist is not available
- Select appropriate equipment and patient position to ensure optimal diagnostic images
- Assist radiologists with biopsies, drainages, invasive procedure, and the scheduling of ultrasound examinations
- Perform quality control checks for all exams
- Document pertinent patient history, sedation used on patient requisition, and number of films used in the radiology information system
- Maintain an accurate logbook of all patients scanned on a daily basis
- Render first aid when necessary and notify appropriate personnel of emergency situations
- Maintain confidentiality of passwords/codes for all information systems and patient information
- Verify and confirm patient identification and patient information
- Maintain a professional rapport with customers and colleagues
- Participate in continuing education and inservice programs in addition to training new employees and others as needed
- Assist sonographers/team members with exam problems, errors, work performance, et cetera
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 unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
- Completion of a formal 2-year training in a school of ultrasound by the Joint Review committee required
- Bachelor’s degree in diagnostic medical sonography preferred
- RDMS certification required
- ARRT and CMRT certification preferred
- 3 years’ radiographer/ultrasound experience required
About Texas Children’s
Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.
Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood.
To join our community of more than 14,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.
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.