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Ultrasound (Sonographer) Technologist RVT - Specialist - Austin (2:30p - 11p)

Austin, TX, US
    Position: Ultrasound (Sonographer) Technologist RVT - Specialist - Austin (2:30p - 11p)
    Talent Area: Radiology
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Austin, TX, US
    Department: ATXNC ULTRASOUND
    Shift: 2:30p - 11p / Monday - Friday
    Job ID: 411025

We are searching for an Ultrasound Specialist 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 Specialist is a liaison between patients, radiologist, and other members of the support team. The Specialist must maintain a high degree of accuracy in positioning and exposure technique. 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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Qualifications:

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 required within 18 months of entry into the role
RDMS-AB, RDMS-OB or RDMS-PS certification from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography required
RVS - Registered Vascular Specialist by Cardiovascular Credentialing International may substitute for the RVT requirement
3 years Radiology experience required (any/all modalities)

 

Responsibilities:

Checks room daily for adequate stock necessary to facilitate continuous exam flow. Maintains appropriate inventory as indicated by posted par levels and updates supply lists when items are needed
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
Provides information to patients, health care providers, students and the public concerning the role and responsibilities of individuals in the profession
Working independently performs routine and complex, STAT, urgent, on-call and potentially intraoperative Ultrasound cases, while accurately demonstrating understanding of anatomy and pathology through proper imaging techniques
Responsible for precise, complete, and accurate data entry and image management in appropriate technology infrastructure: EPIC, PACS, etc
Accurately and independently performs procedures, identifies, and resolves issues.  Seeks experiences and knowledge in the technical area to gain expertise
Responsible for quality control activities on the equipment and collaborates with appropriate parties to resolve image quality issues
Participates and leads continuing education in-service programs, reads professional publications, reviews procedure manuals, and attends trainings

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. 

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