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Ultrasound Tech Full Time Days

Job ID: 2205036109 Date posted: 09/22/2022 Facility: Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital
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Up to $7,500 Bonus Based on Eligibility

Helping people feel better isn’t just about the treatment we give – the relationships we create and the compassion we share are just as important. Carondelet hospitals make a difference in the lives of our communities and the lives of those we work alongside every day. We know it takes a special person to work in healthcare, and we are committed to providing our people with an enriching and rewarding environment.

From your first day, you’ll be part of a group of some of the most talented nursing professionals united in a common goal to care for those in our community. Ready to work with awe-inspiring teammates who are dedicated to making a difference? Join us in going above and beyond.

Ultrasound Tech Full Time Days Position Summary

Performs diagnostic procedures on patients using ultrasound waves to examine tissue and body structure, providing quality images to radiologists and physicians for interpretation.

Responsibilities

Sets up and adjusts all equipment and manually maneuvers transducers to perform exams.
Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures.
Performs routine and complex studies and assists physician in a variety of imaging procedures.
Recognizes significant structures, artifacts, and pathology and equipment limitations.
Checks for accuracy of ordered exams by comparing to written physician order.
Verifies correct patient by two forms of identity verification, prior to starting exam.
Maintains patient confidentiality per established CHN policies regarding HIPAA rights and practices.
Obtains pertinent patient history and documents on requisition or worksheets as required.
Documents LMP and clinical history on requisitions.
Accesses electronic medical record via current patient record system.

Expectations for PACS: Verifies patient’s name, accession number, FIN number, study description and study date. Finds name in PACS to verify images. Verifies that all images are included prior to sending file. Fills out correction form as needed. Completes all exams in accordance with department protocols. Assesses image set to assure exam completeness. Retrieves prior relevant studies for radiologist to review and compare. Ensures patient safety.

THE ULTRASOUND TECH FULL TIME DAYS CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING EDUCATION, LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION
Certification Required: Registry Eligible and Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association.
Certification Preferred: ARDMS- RDMS (American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers)

EDUCATION

Required: Graduate of an accredited Radiology, or Diagnostic Medical Sonography School or Ultrasonography program.
Preferred: Sufficient education to gain RDMS certification.

WORK EXPERIENCE
Required: Six (6) months of performing diagnostic medical Sonography OR clinical experience in ultrasound gained during completion of an accredited Ultrasonography school/program.
Preferred: One (1) year experience as an Ultra sonographer.

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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