Ascension Health Technologist-Sonography in Austin, Texas
We Are Hiring
*MFM experience is required
What You Will Do
Perform diagnostic procedures on patients using ultrasound waves to examine tissue and body structure, providing quality images for interpretation.
Set up and adjust all equipment and manually maneuver transducers to perform exams.
Implement safety standards and perform appropriate quality control procedures.
Perform routine and complex studies and assist 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.
Perform procedural quality assurance. Ensure any individual present within procedure performance area observe safety procedures. Assesse patient and family need for education and assistance specific to Imaging procedure and coordinate service.
Monitor protocols and recommend updates or refinements as warranted. Assist with staff development, orientation to departmental procedure, training and education.
Determine need for equipment maintenance and reports malfunctions. Charges examinations, supplies and complete paperwork promptly and properly. Review procedural charges and coding, recommending adjustments as protocols change or new procedures are added.
Meet requirements outlined in Imaging/CPDX Technologist Ladder Criteria for Level Three placement. Ladder assignment is reviewed annually to determine on-going performance of criteria, with possible reassignment based on available data to support placement.
Perform other duties as assigned.
May be required to be "on-call."
What You Will Need
Licensure / Certification / Registration:
BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
One or more of the following required:
Cardiographic Tech credentialed from the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Radiologic Technologist specializing in Sonography 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) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Any ARDMS item accepted.
Medical Sonographer credentialed from the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
- High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
Why Join Our Team
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Ascension Seton is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease 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.
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