Multicredentialed Sonographer

in Austin, TX

Multicredentialed Sonographer Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    24007487

  • Job Location

    Austin, TX 78735, US

  • Job Category

    Allied Health

  • Career Area

    Healthcare

  • Job Type

    PRN

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

  • Shift

    Variable

BSW Health Austin Oak Hill Medical Center Multicredentialed Sonographer 

PRN- Needs are for Weekdays

BENEFITS

Our competitive benefits package empowers you to live well and provides:

  • Eligibility on day 1 for all benefits
  • Dollar-for-dollar 401(k) match, up to 5%
  • Debt-free tuition assistance, offering access
    to many no-cost and low-cost degrees, certificates and more
  • Immediate access to time off benefits

At Baylor Scott & White Health, your well-being is our top priority. Visit BSWHealth.com/Benefitsto learn about all of our programs that supports mind, body and spirit

Note: Benefits may vary based on position type and/or level

ABOUT US

Baylor Scott & White has been certified as a“Great Place to Work”.

There are many reasons to join our team of Imaging professionals.

Our magnet-awarded facilities include teaching hospitals and offer career growth.

At Baylor Scott & White we value our team members. Our thriving diverse culture promotesself-careandwork-life balance.

Reasons to join the most rewarded healthcare system in Texas include:

  • Flexible work scheduling
  • Career advancement/ Leadership opportunities
  • Relocation assistance
  • Intraoperative- dedicated OR technologists
  • Various shifts available for 8, 10 or 12 hours
  • Enhanced shift differential pay
  • Tuition: Fully funded bachelor’s and master’s degrees
  • Competitive Wages and Incentives
  • Cross-training across modalities
  • Work in your preferred setting: Academic Level 1 trauma center/ Community Hospital/ Pediatric Hospital/ Ambulatory and Specialty Clinics

JOB SUMMARY

The Multi-modality Sonographer performs any combination of basic to advanced ultrasound services and procedures for patients, which may include:? abdominal, Ob/Gyn, cardiac, vascular, musculoskeletal and small parts.? This position examines the patient?s clinical history in order to identify the purpose of the examination, frames the clinical questions that the examination is intended to answer and expands the examination as necessary to answer clinical questions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

  • Performs multiple modality ultrasound procedures utilizing a variety of equipment and techniques and makes the necessary measurements required for the interpretation to obtain accurate, high quality results.
  • Identifies and defines abnormalities specific to the procedure and extends the scope of the examination appropriately, deviating from standard techniques when necessary and correlating other diagnostic test results with anatomy and function. Utilizes appropriate protection measures during procedures.
  • May assist physicians in the procedure rooms and operating rooms by performing ultrasound studies to aid in proceeding with complex procedures to decrease risk factors.
  • Prepares patients for procedures and obtains clinical history from the patient including related physical findings and pertinent laboratory data in order to fit the imaging techniques to obtain comprehensive and diagnostic exams to alleviate the probability of erroneous clinical interpretation of the ultrasound. Explains the purpose of the ultrasound examination to the patient and answers questions.
  • Records statistics and performs daily maintenance of the ultrasound Lab and its equipment, reporting all malfunctions as appropriate.
  • Acts as a resource to other staff, physicians and students regarding equipment, techniques, procedures and studies to optimize patient care.
  • Works closely with ultrasound team to ensure quality processes and adherence to protocols, and assists with unit and/or organization accreditation activities as delegated.
  • Implements protocols as new technology evolves, and ensures implementation and adherence to system standards.
  • Assures operation of equipment by performing quality checks following manufacturer?s recommendations and troubleshooting equipment as required.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Must be familiar with approved clinical protocols for each type of ultrasound examination to be performed.
  • Must meet all of the qualifications and requirements for any two of the following modalities: Ob/Gyn, cardiac, vascular, musculoskeletal, or small parts, and will work a minimum of 25% of the time in the second modality. Pediatric and adult scopes are studied separate specialties by certification.
  • Knowledge and ability to apply complex sonographic methods, instrumentation and techniques.
  • Knowledge of relevant anatomy and physiology for each different specialty.
  • Knowledge of proper infection control, including precautionary procedures.
  • Knowledge of relevant laws regarding patient confidentiality and privacy.
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with healthcare providers, including other sonographers, physicians and nurses.
  • Skilled in the utilization of computers and medical equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS

  •  EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program or 2 years of work experience above the minimum qualification
  •  EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience
  •  CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
           Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.

          Adv Cardiac Sonographer (ACS), ARRT-S Sonography (ARRT-S), ARRT-VI Interventional Rad (ARRT-VI), Musculoskeletal Sonography (MSK), Reg Congenital Cardiac Sono (RCCS), Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS), Reg Diag Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS), Ped.Echocardiography (PE) (RDCS-PE), Reg Diag Med Sono-Abdomen (AB) (RDMS-AB), Reg Diag Med Sono-Breast (BR) (RDMS-BR), RDMS Fetal Echocardiograpy (RDMS-FE), Reg Diag Med Sono-OB/GYN (OB) (RDMS-OB), RDMS-Pediatric Sonography (PS) (RDMS-PS), Registered Vascular Sonographe (RVS), Registered Vascular Tech (RVT): Must have TWO of the following:
    -ACS
    -ARRT-S, ARRT-VI
    -MSK
    -RCCS, RCS
    -RDCS, RDCS-PE
    -RDMS-AB, RDMS-BR,RDMS-FE, RDMS-OB, RDMS-PS
    -RVS
    -RVT.

Job Skills

  • ultrasound
  • registered cardiac sonographer
  • sonography
  • anatomy
  • echocardiography
  • physiology
  • instrumentation
  • patient care
  • medical equipment
  • basic life support
  • basic life support (bls
  • troubleshooting

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