The Ultrasound Technologist administers high frequency sonic energy to patients for diagnostic purposes. High quality ultrasonic images are provided for the physician to aid in diagnosis. The Ultrasound Technologist reports directly to the Practice Manager.
Uses and discloses patient protected health information: 1) Only as it applies to job functions, 2) in amounts minimally necessary for intended purpose, and 3) in a confidential manner.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Job Functions:
1.Performs diagnostic medical sonograms within clinic policies and standards.
2.Makes quantitative calculations from accrued data.
3.Participates in the interpretative session with the physician.
4.Communicates and interfaces with clinic personnel, physicians, patients and family members to ensure quality patient care.
5.Maintains a safe working environment.
6.Performs periodic quality assurance checks on the ultrasound equipment as needed.
7.Practices aseptic techniques as required.
8.Transport patients to and from the ultrasound room.
9.Operate all equipment as directed, report any problems that may cause patient or employee injury or equipment down time.
10.Read and observe all rules and regulations of the Safety manual, including Tornado and Fire plans, exposure control plan, etc.
11.Attend staff meetings.
Marginal Job Functions:
1.Performs clerical functions as needed.
2.Maintains supply inventory for ultrasound room.
3.Performs other tasks as requested by physician or Practice Manager.
Graduate from an accredited Radiologic Technology program and/or any combination of training and experience equivalent to graduation/registration from an AMA approved school of sonography.
1.BLS for Healthcare Providers certification.
2.RDMS or eligible.
Minimum requirement of one year as a staff ultrasound technologist is preferred.
Professionalism/Growth and Development:
1.Attends mandatory educational programs.
2.Maintains skills/competencies required for position.
3.Maintains registration and certifications.
Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions:
1.Highly technical work involving various types of technical procedures with detail.
2.Considerable mental and physical effort in job duties.
3.Must be able to move ultrasound equipment, position equipment and patient from a standing position.
4.Must have vision and hearing at a level to do the required job.
Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times
Adheres to and exhibits our core values:
Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.
: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times
Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines
Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members
Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community
Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers
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