Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary
The diagnostic medical sonographer is responsible for providing patient care and technical expertise in the operation of imaging equipment for diagnostic imaging purposes.

Minimum Qualifications
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:
Graduate of an accredited medical sonography program, ARDMS or ARRT registered.

Basic Life Support from a hospital- based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program.

High School Diploma or GED. Graduate of an accredited program for Medical Sonography.

Work Experience
One year ultrasound experience or graduate of an ultrasound training program with a minimum of 3000 clinical hours of ultrasound training

Equipment Operated
Ultrasound unit and associated peripheral equipment, Trophon2 disinfection unit

Special Requirements
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)

Proficiencies: Personal computer

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities - Analytical Abilities, Mathematics, Other Knowledge skills or Abilities

Work Schedule: Flexible, On-Call, Weekends

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