Ultrasound Technician
Scott & White Emergency Hospital - Cedar Park, TX

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Compassionate care defines the healthcare experience and the commitment of the people of Emerus . From a wide variety of medical care, and across different brands, a patient-centered approach is what defines and drives this company specializing in the delivery of emergency medical and inpatient care. A network of licensed hospitals and free-standing emergency rooms provides convenient access for patients of all ages and acuity levels. Under its flagship brand or through partnerships with large healthcare systems, Emerus puts its focus on the complete patient experience through the hard work of dedicated physicians and experienced nursing and clinical staff committed to providing the kind of efficient, compassionate care they would want for their own families. Emerus is based in The Woodlands, Texas, north of the thriving metropolis of Houston. More information is available at emerus.com.

Position Overview:

The purpose of this position is to provide assistance and supportive patient care to meet the needs of individual patients throughout assigned areas. Performs a variety of imaging procedures, specializing in all modalities of Ultrasound Imaging. Procedures will require independent judgment in ingenuity to produce optimum visualization of anatomic structures. Responsible for patient safety protocols. Functions as the first interface with the patients in the successful accomplishment of their imaging needs.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Provide supportive patient care to assist the nurses and physicians in meeting the needs of individual patients throughout assigned areas
  • Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing treatment and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric
    shock, burns and extraneous radiation to patients
  • Practice medical and surgical aseptic procedures
  • Assess patient’s understanding of process and informed consent of invasive procedures
  • Perform all quality control checks, as prescribed
  • Maintain accurate QC logs, service records, etc.
  • Perform highest quality imaging consistent with prescribed examination; documents and deviation
  • Understand and practice proper use of all equipment; never operates equipment inconsistent with manufacturer’s instruction
  • Provide care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and general
    population
  • Acquaint with local fire and safety regulations
  • Knowledge of hospital policies and procedures
  • Interact professionally with patient/family
  • Assist in training ancillary personnel
  • Assist in maintaining PACS
  • Collect, report and document data related to patient needs/emergencies and unusual patient and family behavior
  • Maintain patient privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times
  • Provide and maintain a clean, safe environment and performs and/or assists others to perform proper aseptic technique, isolation procedures, and infection control measures
  • Adhere to internal controls established for the department
  • Meet dress code standards; appearance is neat and clean

Other Job Functions:
  • Perform other related duties as required
  • Assist the healthcare team by preparing patients, as well as during examinations, or assists with other patient treatments
  • Maintain patient care areas with appropriate supplies

Basic Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a High School Diploma
  • Must be a graduate of a school accredited by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • The willingness and ability to work overtime hours as needed on an on-call schedule

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