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Sonographer - PRN Hours As Needed - Waco TX

We Are Hiring

Sonographer

Providence Health Center, Waco TX

PRN Hours As Needed

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PREFERRED CREDENTIALS:

Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. -AND-

A credential from American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) in any category and in any specialty -OR-

A credential from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in any Sonography category (S), (VS) or (BS) -OR -

A credential from Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) in any Sonography category (RVS), (RCS), (ACS) or (RCCS) -OR-

A graduate from an accredited* Sonography program; must obtain Sonography credential within 6 months of hire from ARDMS, ARRT or CCI as listed above.

* For uncredentialed applicants, accepted accreditation agencies are: Commission on the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), and the Canadian Health Standards Organization (HSO).

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IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL: 

Set up and adjusts all equipment and manually maneuvers transducers to perform exams.

Implement safety standards and perform appropriate quality control procedures.

Perform routine and complex studies and assists in a variety of imaging procedures.

Recognize significant structures, artifacts, pathology and equipment limitations.

Ensure equipment is properly functioning. 

Report potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. 

Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate.

Ensure prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).

Assist in maintaining a clean, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area and any other areas in department.

Maintain compliance with regulatory agencies.

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Recruiter Contact:

Courtney McLaughlin

Senior Ministry Recruiter

Ascension Texas | Seton Family of Hospitals & Providence Health

503-522-0669 (Call/Text)

Courtney.McLaughlin@ascension.org *Email is preferred*

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Providence Healthcare Netwk-TX, you will have the opportunity to

Performs diagnostic procedures on patients using ultrasound waves to examine tissue and body structure, providing quality images for interpretation.

Responsibilities:

  • Sets up and adjusts all equipment and manually maneuvers transducers to perform exams.
  • Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures.
  • Performs routine and complex studies and assists in a variety of imaging procedures.
  • Recognizes significant structures, artifacts, pathology and equipment limitations.
  • Ensures equipment is properly functioning.
  • Reports potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel. Lock/tag out equipment if appropriate.
  • Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).
  • Assists in maintaining a clean, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area and any other areas in department.
  • Maintains compliance with regulatory agencies.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • One or more of the following:
      • Cardiographic Tech credentialed from the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI).
      • Radiologic Technologist credentialed from the Texas Medical Radiologic Technologist Certification Program obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Radiologic Technologist specializing in Radiography credentialed from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Medical Sonographer credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) .  Any ARDMS item accepted.

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Providence Healthcare Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE  M/F/D/V).   

A mission of compassion.
A vision of excellence

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 376437
Category: Imaging
Facility: TXWAC Providence Health Ctr
Ministry: Ascension Providence, TX
Location: Waco, TX

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