Cardiovascular Sonographer III (Bellaire Non-Invasive Cardiology)

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Allied Health
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McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
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210002PC Requisition #

Position Summary:

Operates ultrasound equipment and performs a variety of cardiovascular procedures to produce images for patient diagnosis.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Performs diagnostic cardiac and vascular ultrasound exams.
  2. Assist the physician to diagnose heart defects or the exact cause of impaired blood circulation.
  3. Explains the procedures to the patients.
  4. Assists in the operation of ultrasound equipment and records results.
  5. Adjusts parameters on equipment and reviews calibrations to assure that scans are reproducible under similar conditions.
  6. Performs basic maintenance on equipment to assure proper working conditions.
  7. Attends continuing education seminars to stay abreast of technological advances.
  8. Demonstrates the use of ultrasound equipment and techniques to assist with the education of students, nurses, residents, patients, and physicians.
  9. Must be able to respond to emergency situations.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Certified as a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) or Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) by the ARDMS or Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) by the CCI.  May be required to hold more than one of the certifications listed above based upon responsibilities.

 

 

Minimum Education:

Graduate of an AMA-approved school of Radiologic Technology or its equivalent.
Associates degree preferred.

Minimum Experience:

Four years of experience in diagnostic cardiovascular ultrasound.

Physical Requirements:

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.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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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 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 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 Benefits

UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.


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UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

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In addition, all UTHealth employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’s rules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

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