Ultrasound Tech - Southwood - FT(40) M-F ( Job Number: 166481 )
Kaiser Permanente - Jonesboro, GA

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The position of Ultrasound Technologist -performs diagnostic sonographic examinations utilizing ultrasonic equipment to locate, evaluate and record critical functional, pathological, and anatomical data. He/She will also Schedule and coordinate tests, record test results, prepare and maintains operational logs.

Essential Functions:
  • Performs Ultrasound Examinations
  • Documents patient assessment and history
  • Provides patient education
  • Operates computer and ultrasound equipment for image production and documentation
  • Practices accurate and timely completion of scheduled and unscheduled work to maximize productivity
  • Performs quality control measures for the purpose of ensuring optimal images
  • Enters and properly completes all patient information including exam charges and supplies into the Radiology Information System (RIS)
  • Prepares films for interpretation by the radiologist in an accurate and timely manner
  • Exhibits flexibility and adaptability to unique needs of the department and respond appropriately
  • Communicate abnormal situations to proper sources in a way that facilitates resolution and/or tracking
  • Actively engages other health care providers (radiologist, surgeons, specialist, and mammographers) to ensure quality, continuity and appropriateness of care
  • Follows department procedures/processes/policies
  • Practices safety measures in radiography by adhering to all governing regulations
  • Follows universal precautions, infection control guidelines and sterile technique
  • Complies with all governing regulations
  • Stocks and cleans exam rooms/work areas
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Applies the profession's code of ethics in all aspects of practice

Basic Qualifications:
  • Graduate of AMA approved Ultrasonography Program
  • ARDMS registration
  • Current and Active American Heart Association BLS Certification
  • 1 year of experience in Ultrasonography a minimum (will only accept new graduates from KPGA affiliated ultrasound program educational institutions)
  • Complete a Customer Service Assessment
  • Basic PC (keyboarding & navigation) skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2 years of experience in Ultrasonography preferred.
  • Customer service aptitude demonstrated through Customer Service Assessment

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