Location: Houston, TX (77030)
Schedule: FT Days (M-F 7:30am-4pm)
Salary Range: $76,000 – 124,000 DOE
Onboarding Requirements: Must receive Flu shot and provide negative tobacco screen

As a Cardiac Sonographer with the Heart Center, you will collaborate with pediatric critical care medicine physicians and hospitalists. By utilizing state-of-the-art techniques and services, the Children’s Heart Institute strives to offer patients the greatest opportunity for a normal life. We offer innovative treatment methods and specialized services with ongoing cardiac training and mentorship for our sonographer team.

  • Named one of the top 50 best children's hospitals nationally in Cardiology & Heart Surgery by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Earned three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in congenital heart surgery. The three-star rating denotes the highest category of quality.
  • Four Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeons supported by a pediatric VAD and ECMO team
  • UNOS certification for heart transplants
  • Magnet Designated Facility
  • Scanning some of the most complex hearts and those fresh from open heart surgery as well using a plethora of machines, i.e. Philips IE 33 and GE
  • You will scan not only in-house patients (i.e. NICU, PICU) but also in the CVOR, Pedi Cath Labs and travel to 7 outpatient clinics in the city where you will work closely with the cardiologist in those spaces.

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Cardiac Sonography Technology, Radiologic Technology, or Sonography Technology, preferred

License/Certification:

  • Certified in Basic or Advanced Life Support, required
  • One (1) of the following required:
  • Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International or
  • Registered Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS) by the Cardiovascular Credentialing International or
  • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)

Principal Accountabilities

  • Performs echocardiogram tests on patients: Prepares patients for the test, explains test, positions patients for the test, selects appropriate imaging techniques, and ensures technical quality of the images.
  • Enters and monitors patient data
  • Performs quality assurance on the equipment. May assist with initial and renewal application for ACR and other accreditation
  • Participates in performance improvement activities established by the department.
  • Takes emergency calls within the department.
  • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.