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Ascension Health Technologist - Sonography in Waco, Texas

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Technologist - Sonography - Ultrasound 001 - PRN, Day - Ascension Providence - Waco, TX

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Providence, based in Waco, Texas, is committed to providing person-centered care through coordination of providers. It is a complete healthcare network offering the best level of care in virtually every medical discipline, consistently earning high marks and certification by regulatory and certifying agencies such as The Joint Commission. With a team of over 2,300 associates, physicians and volunteers, Ascension Providence is now one of the largest employers in Waco.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Providence Healthcare Network - TX, you will have the opportunity to perform 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 Cardiovascular Credentialing International (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

  • Sonography Tech specializing in Cardiac credentialed from the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI).

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.

REQNUMBER: 418190-1A

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