Sr Tech / Echo Sonographer / Cardiology / FT Days Job at Northwest Texas Healthcare System, Amarillo, TX

  • Northwest Texas Healthcare System
  • Amarillo, TX

Job Description


Northwest Texas Healthcare System is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.

A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. Thats why were looking for health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. Were looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. Were looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values.

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POSITION SUMMARY: The Sr. Echo Technologist is responsible for the day-to-day operations (patient flow)

and efficiency of the echo department. The technologist must have knowledge of all areas within the Echo Department to include Echo Sonographer (Adult and Pediatric) and TEEs. The Sr. Technologist must utilize the principles of continuous quality improvement in collaboration with other health team members. The Sr. Echo Technologist performs ultrasound examinations according to the currently accepted practices of the ARDMS and Northwest Texas Healthcare System. The Sr. Technologist will prepare technical reports, exam rooms, equipment and supplies for procedures.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist Cardiologists and Staff Physicians with tests.
  • Demostrates ultrasound echo sonography skills.
  • Demonstrates good patient care.
  • Utilized the appropriate leadership skill in supervising students and providing feedback concerning student performance.
  • Demonstrates good communitcation and problem-solving skills.
  • Be a professioanl role model for other personnel.
  • Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors and employees.
  • The Sr. Echo Technologist will assess risks to patient safety and implement the appropriate precauthion.
  • The Sr. Echo Technologist will comply with appropriate and approved standards relaing to: patients, infection control, and environmental issues.

Benefit Highlights:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation and Generous Paid Time Off
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retention Bonus Program
  • Loan forgiveness Program
  • HRSA STAR Loan Repayment site. In exchange for 6-year commitment, earn up to $250,000 in loan reimbursement.

About Universal Health Services (UHS), Inc.

One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $14.3 billion in 2023. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America’s Largest Public Companies.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 96,700 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. States, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.


Education, Training, Experience and Licenses/Registrations Required:

  • Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association upon hire or within 30 days of start date and maintain certification throughout employment. This must be obtained prior to providing patient care.
  • American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers completed within 12 months of hire date and must maintain such.

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

1. Ability to read and write in English
2. Ability to speak and hear, to allow discussions with employees and peers.
3. Ability to cope with and remain calm under stress
4. Ability to show organization and leadership.
5. Ability to respond to pages
6. Near-Visual acuity and depth perception to examine exposed films for detail
7. Ability to evaluate and interpret information and make independent decisions
8. Bending and lifting (50-75 lbs), grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing and pulling.
9. Electrical and radiant energy hazards are present.
10. Exposure to infectious organisms, agent, and toxic chemicals.

Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Avoid and Report Recruitment Scams

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skill set and experience with the best possible career path at UHS

and our subsidiaries. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (e.g., Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. Our recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc.

If you suspect a fraudulent job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, we encourage you to report such concerns to appropriate law enforcement. We encourage you to refer to legitimate UHS and UHS subsidiary career websites to verify job opportunities and not rely on unsolicited calls from recruiters.

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