Riverside Health System is a major provider of health and quality of life services in Virginia, an area noted for its wealth of scenic, beaches, recreational, festival, cultural and educational opportunities. We have been a vibrant part of the communities we serve for nearly a century and are a National Employer of Choice for more than 8,000 team members. We are currently recruiting for a dynamic Ultrasonographer to join our growing team at Riverside Regional Medical Center located in Newport News, VA.
JOB SUMMARY: Works under the supervision of a qualified physician, Imaging Service director and/or the management staff. Works within their defined skill sets and utilizes established policies and protocols to perform a variety of imaging procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. Functioning as a team member, the technologist is flexible in the work assignments, rotates to support all aligned imaging facilities when needed and assists with training. Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of equipment, instrumentation and departmental supplies required to support quality patient care. Requires utilization of simple to complex equipment. Requires independent judgment, with ingenuity and initiative to apply safety and ALARA standards as applicable. Assume responsibility for designated areas or procedures as required. Responsible for necessary quality control performance and documentation that supports accreditation initiatives. Maintains medical imaging credentials as defined by the "Qualification requirements" policy of Imaging services. Complies with National Patient Safety Goals, HIPAA guidelines, and Corporate Compliance polices. Participates in quality and customer service programs and meets all CBL,CME requirements. This employee must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient serviced by his or her assigned department. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the human life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the departmental policy and procedure guide. Assists with the coordination of patient care for all patient types and functions as a team member.
EDUCATION: Graduate of ARDMS approved school or program to meet eligibility requirements for registry.
CERTIFICATION: ARDMS registered or registry eligible preferred
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 1 year experience preferred.