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Ultrasound/Vascular Technologist I

Job Ref: 27273

Talent Area: Imaging Services

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Sugar Land, TX 77479

Area/Department: Radiology-Ultrasound

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: PRN

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: PRN (as needed)

Company Profile

Since 1998, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has been serving Fort Bend and the surrounding counties. Residents have come to rely on a level of compassionate care and leading-edge technology that was once available only in the Texas Medical Center. With 243 licensed beds, 20 operating rooms and over 1,900 employees, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital was designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community.

Job Summary

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is looking for an experienced Ultrasound/Vascular Tech to work PRN (as needed). 

The Ultrasound/Vascular Technologist I completes a variety of routine diagnostic Ultrasound procedures to include common and special Ultrasound exams of moderate complexity to include vascular ultrasound exams.  Provides direct assistance to physicians with all diagnostic / special procedures.  Delivers exceptional patient care and adheres to Ultrasound exam standards and guidelines established by Imaging agencies to ensure optimal patient safety and customer service. The Technologist is a member of the direct patient care team.  


I. Provides personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values:

INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.
COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual needs.
ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.
RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.
EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate. 

II. Focuses on patient/customer safety
III. Delivers personalized service using HM Service Standards
IV. Provides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)
V. Intentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met
VI. Involves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports by enabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job


  • Graduate of a CAAHEP (Commission of Accreditated Allied Health Programs) approved Ultrasound Program or successful completion of ARDMS Registry exam 


  • 0 years, with one year experience as an Ultrasound Technologist highly preferred.


  • Must have 1 of the following credentials:
    • American Registry for Diagnostic Sonography (ARDMS- OB),
    • American Registry for Diagnostic Sonography (ARDMS- AB),
    • American Registry for Diagnostic Sonography (ARDMS- BR), Breast (BR) credential earned prior to June 30, 2010 will be accepted as referenced in ACR guidelines
    • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist in Sonography (ARRT (S))
  • Must obtain Vascular Registry by the end of the month following 18 months of hire/transfer date.  Registry options include: ARRT (VS), CCI (RVS) and ARDMS (RVT) 
  • American Heart Association BLS certification required

to perform the Essential Functions of the Job
¿ Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills and competency assessments
¿ Possesses basic computer knowledge; operates multiple computer systems to include, Hospital / Radiology Information Systems and Office software to maintain patient and exam documents.
¿ Exhibits strong interpersonal and team player skills with all levels of the healthcare team and assures delivery of excellent customer service to all patients, visitors, physicians and co-workers.
¿ Adapts to multiple ongoing priorities with minimal supervision including, organizing work flow and actively participating in problem-solving.
¿ Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security.
¿ Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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