The Ultrasound Technician performs a variety of difficult and complex ultrasound examinations, is responsible for ensuring the proper operation/maintenance of ultrasound scanners to produce quality diagnostic scans in support of patient care, will perform comprehensive health care services required for all government beneficiaries according to the requirements contained in healthcare standards of practice, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations standards (JCAHO), College of American Pathologists (CAP), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Infection Control, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Health Service Inspection (HSI) standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.
Performs any type of diagnostic radiographic examinations and other duties as determined by the Chief of Radiology Services.
Advises staff clinician of results of examinations and provides them with a preliminary diagnosis.
Notifies staff clinician of significant scans requiring immediate attention or visualization while patient is undergoing examination.
Based on pre-established references, recommends new protocols and procedures to the radiologist.
Provides training to MTF staff/students in the performance of radiology examinations/procedures as required.
Retrieves and inputs information to and from the MDIS System and CHCS System.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description, and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers.
Reports any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability.
Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school in Radiologic Technology or two years of an AMA accredited Radiologic Technology course; or three years of general radiology experience and twenty-four months Ultrasound experience. Two years experience with level II OB ultrasounds.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologies (ARRT) and American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in OB/GYN
Current Basic Life Support-Provider (BLS) Certification
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