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PRN Ultrasound Tech

at Health Images

Posted: 4/22/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 46859d8d-cc68-4a13-b72c-ca8e3dd0c06b
Keywords: patient

Job Description

Great Opportunity for a PRN Ultrasound Tech at our Lakewood Location.

Summary/Objective:  

Performs ultrasound procedures to adult and pediatric patients for the purpose of diagnosis and/or treatment of anatomic and physiologic disorders. Assists Radiologist during specialized exams to obtain images at a satisfactory level with minimal supervision.

Essential Functions

  1. Interfaces with patient to ascertain medical history and provides instructions and explanation of the procedure and/or exam to obtain the best possible image.

  2. Reviews patient charts for missed clinical information and/or consent. Screens patients for surgical and other implants, contrast allergies, etc.

  3. Performs ultrasound scans and prints images while attending to patient’s care before, during and following exam and notifies the appropriate party if patient’s condition changes at any time.

  4. Assists Radiologist on specialized exams.

  5. Transfers images to other locations as needed.

  6. Coordinates scan protocols with Radiologist.

  7. Maintains and regularly inspects equipment and immediately reports any quality concerns as well as equipment failures or deficiencies.

  8. Interfaces with Lead Technologist & Center Manager regarding any and all departmental concerns.

  9. Attends regular staff meetings and adheres to Envision’s Compliance, Quality & Safety Programs.

  10. Other duties as assigned.

 Competencies

  1. Technical Capacity.

  2. Ethical Conduct.

  3. Thoroughness.

  4. Time Management.

  5. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervision responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates in an environmentally controlled outpatient clinical environment. Potential exposure to radiation, which is minimized by the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Possible exposure to bodily fluids, communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation and other conditions common to a medical office environment. Often requires work in cool, dimly lighted rooms.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by and employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

The employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Travel

No travel is expected for this position.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications/Experience:

  • Two plus years’ experience in Ultrasound – preferred

  • Ability to educate patients on procedures being performed

  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, a problem solver and a team player

  • Ability to navigate multiple computer screens and browsers quickly and accurately

  • Ability to excel in a very fast-pace team environment

  • Ability to continuously “exceed” company and customer expectation

Strong communication skills & professional demeanor

Education/Certifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited Sonography program

  • Current ARDMS Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) or ARRT (VS) registry – preferred

  • Current ARDMS Registered Obstetrician/Gynecology Technologist (OB/GYN) or ARRT (S) registry - preferred

  • Current license from state medical board (if applicable)

  • Current CPR/BLS certification

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

None required for this position.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Other duties may be assigned as needed by supervision.

OSHA Exposure Rating:  3

It is reasonably anticipated employees in this job classification will have occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious body fluids.

Health Images is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V). We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by application federal, state or local law.