Pediatric Echo Tech / Cardiac Sonographer (FT)

Houston, TX

$76,000 - $124,000 a year

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Job Details

Profession: Radiology, Allied Health

Type: Full Time

Pediatric Cardiac Sonographer / Echo Technologist - Ultrasound (Full Time)

*ARDMS or CCI

*Relocation Assistance available

 

Pediatric Echo Tech Pay Scale

$76,000 - $124,000

 

Pediatric Cardiac Sonographer Schedule

M - F 7:30am - 4:00pm

 

Job Summary

  • Performs echocardiogram tests on patients: Prepares patients for the test, explains test, positions patients for the test, selects appropriate imaging techniques, and ensures technical quality of the images. 
  • Enters and monitors patient data
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills and escalates issues appropriately.
  • Performs quality assurance on the equipment. May assist with initial and renewal application for ACR and other accreditation 
  • Identifies and reports any accidents, complaints or equipment malfunction to the Supervisor/Manager    
  • Participates in performance improvement activities established by the department.
  • Takes emergency call within the department.    
  • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
  • You will scan not only in-house patients (i.e. NICU, PICU) but also in the CVOR, Pedi Cath Labs and travel to outpatient clinics in the city where you will work closely with the cardiologist in those spaces.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Cardiac Sonography Technology, Radiologic Technology, or Sonography Technology, preferred

License/Certification:

  • Certified in Basic or Advanced Life Support, required
  • One (1) of the following required:
  • Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International or
  • Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS) by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International or
  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)

 

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Ability to lift and/or maneuver patients in conjunction with others in order to perform job functions
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

     

    Named one of the top 50 best children's hospitals nationally in Cardiology & Heart Surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Earned three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in congenital heart surgery. The three-star rating denotes the highest category of quality.
  • Four Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeons supported by a pediatric VAD and ECMO team
  • UNOS certification for heart transplants
  • Magnet Designated Facility
  • Scanning some of the most complex hearts and those fresh from open heart surgery as well using a plethora of machinery

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