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Department: C0215200 UltraSound
Schedule: PRN/as needed status
Shift: First Shift
Hours: Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation
Salary Range: $23.82 - $35.88
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  • Conducts cardiac and/or diagnostic ultrasonography procedures in order to provide data used by physicians in diagnosis and treatment purposes.  Relays pertinent clinical information to the Radiologist and observes patients during procedures for any abnormalities.


    1.       Actively demonstrates the organization's mission and core values, and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent with these values.

    2.       Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety and medical information.

    3.       Reviews patient's chart/order/previous procedures and records information for radiologist viewing and accurate interpretation prior to beginning procedure.

    4.       Performs all procedures according to departmental policies in a timely and efficient manner.

    5.       Selects appropriate equipment and transducer settings, adjusts equipment controls by hand or manipulation according to specific orders and part of body to be examined.

    6.       Assists appropriate patients in assuming proper physical position and explain procedure to patients to elicit cooperation and calm apprehensions.

    7.       Observes display screen to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes and then saves for permanent record.

    8.       Discusses examination with radiologist/cardiologist, ordering physicians or other departmental personnel and seeks input from radiologist/cardiologist to enhance technical skills.

    9.       Performs transportation duties, scheduling duties, clerical duties, and ordering duties as needed.

    10.   Participates in "on-call scheduling as needed, adjusts schedule to meet the needs of patients and flexes up/down when necessary.

    11.   Routinely cleans equipment according to policies. 

    12.   Maintains all necessary documentation for exam completion

    13.   Assists with the orientation of new staff when needed.

    14.   Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job as directed.



    Education:  Completion of two/three years of occupationally specific education beyond high school in radiologic technology, sonography, other related education, or on the job training/education.

    Licensure:  ARRT, ARDMS, RDCS, RCVT, RVT or equivalent certification, or Registry eligible. Registry eligible candidates must obtain registry status within 3 years of hire. CPR certification.

    Experience:  Completion of at least two years of occupationally specific education beyond high school in radiologic technology, sonography, other related education, or on the job training.

    Other Job Requirements:  Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work are subject to change based on departmental and/or organizational needs.

    Requires the knowledge to learn and understand ultrasound physics. The ability to recognize and demonstrate pertinent anatomy and pathology is vital. Requires the ability to consistently perform at a high level of mental effort while performing tasks accurately and without error. Analytical skills are required to perform ultrasound tasks accurately as well as handling multiple tasks at the same time. Requires independent judgment with the ability to perform any examination without direct supervision. Work requires direct patient care to pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.



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