Job Openings Pediatric Cardiac Sonographer - Houston, TX

About the job Pediatric Cardiac Sonographer - Houston, TX

Principal Accountabilities: 

  • Performs echocardiogram tests on patients: Prepares patients for the test, explains the test, positions patients for the test, selects appropriate imaging techniques, and ensures technical quality of the images.
  • Enters and monitors patient data
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills and escalates issues appropriately.
  • Performs quality assurance on the equipment. May assist with initial and renewal applications for ACR and other accreditation
  • Identifies and reports any accidents, complaints, or equipment malfunctions to the Supervisor/Manager
  • 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; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Other duties as assigned..

Minimum Qualifications

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


  • Certified in Basic or Advanced Life Support, required
    One (1) of the following is 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)

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Ability to lift and/or maneuver patients in conjunction with others in order to perform job functions
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of we advance health through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion, and results