Medical Sonographer II (NEUROLOGY) - Stroke
Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX
Medical Sonographer II (NEUROLOGY) - Stroke
Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Category: Allied Health
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Requisition #: 2300027U
What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.
We are hiring immediately for a Medical Sonographer II to join the UTHealth McGovern Medical School, Department of Neurology in Houston, Texas 77030. Ideal candidate will have prior experience as a Medical Sonographer, in a fast paced environment. Bilingual in Spanish is preferred. Experience with Epic and Care4/Cerner is a plus.
RVT and TCD (Transcranial Doppler) experience, highly preferred. Position is supporting Department of Neurology.
Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:
100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees
Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)
The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!
Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)
Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!
We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…
Free financial and legal counseling
Free mental health counseling services
Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs
Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.
Resources for child and elder care
Plus many more!
Operates ultrasound equipment and performs a variety of technical procedures to produce images for patient diagnosis.
This position is supporting the Department of Neurology.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Operates ultrasound equipment and records results. Adjusts parameters on equipment, and reviews calibrations to assure that scans are reproducible under similar conditions.
Assists with research activities.
Performs basic maintenance on equipment to assure proper working conditions.
Assists with research activities by collecting data and participating in research projects.
Demonstrates the use of ultrasound equipment and techniques to assist with the education of students, nurses, residents, patients, and physicians.
Attend continuing education seminars to stay abreast of technological advances in ultrasound and antenatal testing.
Must be able to respond to emergency situations.
May perform other duties as assigned.
Registered with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).
Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) by ARDMS or Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) by CCI, highly preferred.
Experience with TCD (Transcranial Doppler), highly preferred.
Graduate of an AMA-approved school of Radiologic Technology or its equivalent.
Associate Degree preferred.
- Two years experience in diagnostic ultrasound.
Exerts up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently and/or up to 20 pounds constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.
If you are looking for a great healthcare career in Houston, visithttp://go.uth.edu/careers!
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.
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Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.