Ultrasound Technologist

in Dallas, TX

Ultrasound Technologist Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    24006437

  • Job Location

    Dallas, TX 75246, US

  • Job Category

    Allied Health

  • Career Area

    Healthcare

  • Job Type

    Full Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

  • Shift

    Day Job

Title: Ultrasound Technologist

Employee Status: Full-Time

Shift: Monday – Friday 8:30/9am - 4:30/5pm

Setting: OB/GYN

Location: BSW Women’s Health Group – Dallas

Note: Must be RDMS-OB Certified

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 promotes self-careand work-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 Ultrasound Technologist, under general supervision of a Radiologist, performs ultrasound procedures on ambulatory and hospital patients as requested by a physician or other licensed provider for the diagnosis of disease and injury in accordance with established protocols.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

  • Performs high quality ultrasound procedures, according to exam protocol, in a timely manner. Maintains production and quality of imaging procedures by following established standards and procedures.
  • Utilizes AIDET when communicating with patients to: identify patient service requirements, ensure correct exam is performed on the correct patient, and establish rapport with patients and others.
  • Instructs and communicates with patients and their family regarding the test to be performed and assesses patient's ability to tolerate exam.
  • Prepares patient and area for procedure by positioning patient, adjusting immobilization devices, moving equipment into specified position and adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to safety requirements, infection-control, drug and radiation policies, protocols and techniques.
  • Uses proper sterile techniques when setting up and performing invasive multimodality procedures and maintains hand hygiene requirements.
  • Maintains equipment and work area to meet quality and cleanliness standards.
  • Works with engineers and physicists to ensure optimal operational capabilities of equipment.
  • Reports issues to management or appropriate department. Assists in maintaining supplies inventory.
  • Ensures people are safe to enter the department by screening them according to approved policies and procedures.
  • Obtains, verifies and maintains all relevant documentation such as requisition/chart, patient history, pregnancy status and shielding precautions taken, consent forms, policies and procedures, etc.
  • Maintains medical imaging records in appropriate system and according to department policies and standards for interpretation in a timely manner.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Able to perform high quality ultrasound procedures according to exam protocol in a timely manner.
  • Able to explain the procedure and put patients at ease.
  • Able to provide services in a timely, accurate, and cost-efficient manner in compliance with established System and regulatory standards, policies and procedures.
  • Able to perform tasks exclusively without need for routine oversight.
  • Able to maintain a calm and helpful attitude, even under times of stress, and take appropriate and reasonable steps to resolve issues.
  • Able to effectively administer first aid and use emergency cart.
  • Able to ensure customer satisfaction by limiting wait times, providing courteous service, remaining professional, reviewing patient satisfaction scores and developing action plans when required.
  • Demonstrates and maintains current knowledge, continued education and skills appropriate care for the following age groups (specific to department): newborn, pediatric, young adult, adult and geriatric.
  • Able to serve as preceptor by providing quality training to new team members and on new services and initiatives.
  • Able to take call, if required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
  • CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - 
           ARRT-BS Breast Sonography (ARRT-BS), ARRT-S Sonography (ARRT-S), Musculoskeletal Sonography (MSK), Reg Diag Med Sono-Abdomen (AB) (RDMS-AB), Reg Diag Med Sono-Breast (BR) (RDMS-BR), Reg Diag Med Sono-OB/GYN (OB) (RDMS-OB), Registered Vascular Sonographe (RVS), Registered Vascular Tech (RVT): Registered in one of the following: American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers ARDMS (OB/GYN) or (AB) or (BR) or (MSK) or (RVT) OR American Registry of Radiologic Technologists ARRT(S) or (BS) OR the Cardio Credentialing Intl. CCI (RVS).

Job Skills

  • ultrasound
  • documentation

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