Kelsey-Seybold

Vascular - Echo Ultrasound Technologist

US-TX-Houston
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-18394
Category
Cardiology

Overview

Vascular - Echo Ultrasound Technologist
Location: Main Campus
Department: Cardiology
Job Type: Full Time
 
COMPANY PROFILE
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. Your Doctors for Life.
Since 1949, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic has served its patients with one goal in mind – combine the expertise of physicians in a variety of medical specialties, with the close personal care of a family doctor. Kelsey-Seybold is Houston’s largest community-based physician group, caring for more than 400,000 patients. With 19 clinic locations, we are growing to meet the health care needs of our diverse patient population. Our mission is to provide our team members with exceptional opportunities for professional and personal growth.​​
 
JOB SUMMARY

Upon the order of a qualified healthcare provider, the Vascular/Echo Ultrasound Technologist will operate equipment using high frequency sound waves for diagnostic purposes according to policies, procedures, and protocols of the KSC Cardiology Department and Kelsey-Seybold Clinic to perform vascular and/or cardiac sonography. The Ultrasound Technologist will utilize the designated Radiology Information System (RIS) to complete clerical processes and the designated Patient Archiving System (PACS) as is applicable. May be assigned to other duties, technical or non technical if training, experience and credentials are deemed adequate by supervisor to perform those duties. These procedures may include EKGs, holter monitoring, event monitoring, stress echocardiograms, contrast echocardiograms, and satellite test transmissions and result coordination.

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
(A = basics; B = preferred)

 

Education
A. High School Diploma

B. Associates degree in related healthcare field

      Bachelor’s degree in related health field

Experience
A. 1 or more years of direct clinical experience in all phases of echocardiography and vascular studies. Demonstrated ability to perform echocardiography studies to the satisfaction of the Kelsey-Seybold Cardiologists.
B. Greater than 2 years experience performing vascular or echocardiography

      Experience performing EKG testing, Holter monitoring, Event monitoring, and/or Transtelephonic pacemaker systems or similar experience. .

      Phillips Sonos 5500, Siemens Soquai, Parks Flo Lab 2100SX equipment familiarity

 

Licenses
A.  RVT, BLS certification

B.  RDCS

      ACLS Certification
 

Special Skills
A.  Basic computer, CRT, and typing experience.

B.  PACS and RIS experience

      Speaks an additional language

 

Other
A. May be required to work extended shifts in situations deemed necessary by the Cardiology Lab Supervisor or the Exercise Physiologist Coordinator.

B. Good verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Clinical
 
 

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