Ultrasound Technician - Part time
JSA Healthcare Corporation - Sun City Center, FL

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Position will begin approximately October 1, 2012

Position is Part time; approximately 24 hours per week.

POSITION SCOPE:
The Ultrasound Technician ( Diagnostic Medical Sonographer ) is responsible for performing diagnostic medical ultrasound examinations, not requiring constant supervision of technical details with a comprehensive knowledge of ultrasound examinations. Assumes responsibilities for designated areas or procedures as required.

  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate JSA’s commitment to superior customer service, including quality, care and concern with each and every internal and external customer.
Comprehensive knowledge of human anatomy and ultrasound principles.
Produces diagnostic ultrasound with the ability to recognize visualized anatomy and pathology in all ultrasound modalities.
Ability to maintain and accurately document in patient records.
Ability to maintain equipment and supplies including required service records.
Selects proper type of equipment (transducers, frequency, Doppler, etc.) as required for each examination.
Consistently demonstrates technical proficiency in producing diagnostic scans.
Explains procedures and equipment to patients and checks for understanding.
Ensures that the patient’s needs for privacy and confidentiality are met.
Consistently uses and reinforces proper body mechanics and appropriate personal protection equipment.
Self-identifies unsafe systems, processes and/or situations and reports the using the appropriate forms.
Consistently demonstrates knowledge of infection control standards and follows Universal Precautions.
Maintains a clean, neat and safe environment for patients and staff by adhering to company and department policies.
Performs general office duties such as ordering supplies and equipment as needed.
Ensures that the delivery of services reflects efficient and effective use of supplies and appropriate utilization of resources.
Uses, protects, and discloses patients’ protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.
1 to 2 years of post-high school education or a degree from a two-year college for ultrasound with 2-3 years experience in the field
Bilingual a plus (Spanish)
ARDMS (American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers) certification preferred
Computer literate.
Basic Life Support for healthcare providers preferred.

Requirements

Greets patients in a courteous and polite manner. Performs Ultrasound under the direct supervision of a physician. Maintains all Florida State Regulations related to Ultrasound. Maintains equipment and supplies. Completes and prepares daily logs, files and reports. Maintains patient information in accordance with JSA Standard Operating Procedures and state regulations. Adheres to all federal and state requirements and regulations. Provides patient education. Performs other duties as assigned.

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JSA Healthcare Corporation, a HealthCare Partners company, has been in business since 1969 and is a leading provider of primary care health...