Ultrasound Tech, PRN

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Date posted: 08/21/2019

job description

The Sonographer is accountable for operating the ultrasound scanners, transportation of patients to and from the department, handling telephone calls for scheduling patients, answering questions, and calling reports of exams. Must be able to handle patient support equipment, i.e. I.V. pumps and pulse oximeters.  The incumbent helps clean rooms and equipment and order supplies, assist physicians with invasive procedures and administer basic C.P.R.  The incumbent helps the supervisor in the daily operation of the ultrasound department.   Must be registered or registry eligible with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). If registry eligible when hired, the technologist must become registered within one year of hire and must maintain registry during employment.  The incumbent must be able to demonstrate proficiency in operating the PACS computer system.

The incumbent must be able to maintain a high standard of imaging.   A thorough knowledge of ultrasound physics, anatomy and positioning are essential for a quality exam.  Must be able to handle multiple demands simultaneously and keep a helpful attitude towards patients, their families, office personnel, physicians, and associates.  Must be able to coordinate patient prepping and scanning to maximize smooth patient flow.   Must be able to help move patients when needed.   Will participate in performance improvement initiatives.  Will assist with other activities as deemed necessary for the day to day operation of the department.

Must be available for 24 hour call back with a 60 minute response time.

  • Associates Degree
  • BLS
  • American Registry of Diagnositc Medical Sonography (ARDMS) Preferred

 

schedule

Variable

job facility

Ultrasound - Hillcrest Medical Center

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