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Ultrasound Technologist

Job ID: R-7320 Job Type: Full time Location: Great Bend, Kansas
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Position Summary / Career Interest:

Looking for PRN Ultrasound Tech! Responsible for all aspects involved in Ultrasound department to include performing all routine diagnostic ultrasound procedures. Assists physicians in performing invasive Ultrasound procedures. Responsible for evaluating appropriate ultrasound technique and proper selection and utilization of ultrasound probes. Ensures comprehensive ultrasound imaging of the appropriate anatomical structures as per the physician’s order. Performs all ultrasound procedures under the indirect supervision of the Radiologist. Position also includes maintaining competency in performing all routine diagnostic x-ray procedures and assisting in other areas of the department as requested.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic sonography examinations, using cognitive sonographic skills to identify, document, and adapt examinations as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images and to use independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate between normal and pathologic findings and communicates findings to the interpreting radiologist.
  • Assumes responsibility for the safety, mental and physical comfort of patients. Introduces self to patient, properly identifies patient utilizing two identifiers, explains the sonographic examination being performed and answers any patient questions; assumes responsibility for the safety and comfort of the patient while they are in the sonographer’s care; notifies appropriate personnel if assistance is needed.
  • Selects and operates a wide variety of imaging equipment in an efficient and safe manner, coordinates examinations in the most efficient order and perform exams in a sequence which minimizes the patient’s stay in the hospital.
  • Maintains working order of the equipment and completes daily and weekly QC as required; reports equipment malfunctions to the supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Interacts with physicians and other technical staff to provide quality, safe and efficient care for the patient.
  • Maintains cleanliness and supply par levels of all rotational areas, empties laundry, follows eye wash station protocol and policy, and utilizes high level disinfection (HLD) according to health system policy directed by Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization policy. - Provides instruction to sonography technical students, medical students and residents regarding sonography exams and equipment when appropriate; coordinates with ancillary personnel as needed.
  • Responsible for completion of mandatory educational assignments as provided by the supervisor.



JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • Graduated from an accredited ultrasound program
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) or ARDMS Board Eligible
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment
  • Additional certification may be required for certain patient care settings or populations. Specific information and the timeframe in which such certification must be attained will be provided by the department director/manager/supervisor at time of hire/transfer into department.

Preferred:

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) or ARDMS Board Eligible with a specialty in abdomen or OB/GYN

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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