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Sonographer II Reg PRN

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: El Paso
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the PRN career opportunities as a(an) Sonographer II Reg PRN you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Las Palmas Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsLas Palmas Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.

  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Sonographer II Reg PRN where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsPOSITION SUMMARY:A diagnostic medical sonographer, or ultrasound technologist, is a person who uses ultrasound machines to view and interpret images with sound waves for the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.POPULATION SERVED:
    Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: Cardiovascular, GI, GU, GYN conditions and diseases including but not limited to: cholecystitis, BPH, oncology, uterine fibroids, fetal ultrasound, etc.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Operate ultrasound equipment to its full capability with knowledge of an A-mode, M-mode, B-mode, Doppler, and real time techniques, selecting the proper transducer frequency and diameter for performance of the examination.
    • Maintains production and quality of images by following established standards and procedures; capable of recognizing a diagnostic quality scan as well as artifacts from anatomic/pathologic structures.
    • Identifies patient service requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand service requirements.
    • Ensures operation of ultrasound equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
    • Maintains ultrasound supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
    • Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
    • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
    • Gains patient cooperation by reducing anxieties; providing explanations of treatment; answering questions.
    • Prepares patient for ultrasound procedure by positioning patient; moving equipment into specified position; adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.
    • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
    • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
    • Receives verbal orders for examinations from a licensed practitioner.REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS
      • Registered by the ARDMS or ARRT (S)
      • Current BCLS certificationREQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
        • High School Graduate
        • Graduate of an accredited Sonography program
        • Comprehensive knowledge of anatomy and positioning
        • Knowledge of department, hospital and universal infection control policies
        • Must have effective communication and listening skillsPREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
          • At least two years of experience/training in diagnostic ultrasound in at least two specialty areas (i.e. abdomen and Ob/Gyn)
          • Extensive experience with available Ultrasound equipment in terms of product evolution, troubleshooting and quality control
          • Must be mature and responsible, able to use initiative and independent judgment when necessary, and capable of working without supervision within guidelines established by the director of the division. Self-motivation with regard to increasing one's level of understanding and knowledge of the field is important, as is a background that will qualify one to teach diagnostic ultrasound.
          • Knowledge of ultrasound techniques should be thorough. The Diagnostic Sonographer should have current knowledge of neurology, abdominal, obstetric, and gynecologic applications.Las Palmas Medical Center is a 300+ bed full-service hospital in El Paso. It is home to the region's only kidney transplant center. The facility offers a range of services including emergency care with a Level III trauma center, cardiac care, women's services, pediatric care and NICU, cancer care, and more. Las Palmas Medical Center is part of Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare. We are a leading healthcare provider for El Paso and the surrounding region that is part of HCA Healthcare.

            HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

            HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Sonographer II Reg PRN opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, El Paso , Sonographer II Reg PRN, Healthcare , El Paso, Texas

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