Ultrasound Technician/PRN
Frankfort Regional Medical Center - Frankfort, KY

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Duties:

· Knowledge of ultrasound examinations; Color Doppler vascular examinations, Abdominal studies, Breast ultrasound and Ob-Gyn procedures
· Assist physicians with biopsy procedures
· Prepares patient for procedure, explains procedure to patient. Monitors and reports changes in patient condition to appropriate healthcare providers
· Basic knowledge of computers and PACS system equipment and related software
· Obtains and documents accurate patient information
· Knowledge of ultrasound and accessory equipment operations to ensure patient safety and image quality including the cleaning process of accessory equipment
· Demonstrates knowledge of anatomy for optimum imaging
· Demonstrates knowledge of patient positioning for optimum imaging
· Identifies anatomical orientation on all required images, and ensures proper film identification on all images. Abides by Regulatory requirements, National Safety Goals and Scope of Practice
· Technologist communicates preliminary procedure diagnostic findings to radiologist or other physician(s)
· Evaluates quality of sonogram procedure and determines if additional imaging is required
· Provides direct patient care to patients of all ages
· Demonstrates ethical and professional conduct (attitude and behavior). Maintains licensure in a timely manner
· Ability to maintain confidential information and patient privacy
· Provides outstanding customer service skills at all times
· Technologist contributes to the efficient operation of the department, ensuring the quality of continuity of patient care and safety
· Assist in mentoring new team members or students
· Performs other related duties as required Q

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I. Minimum Requirements:

Education: A.S. in Radiological Health Sciences, Graduate of an AMH accredited school of Radiologic Technology or graduate of an accredited US program (preferred)

Licensure/Certifications: Registration by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists and licensed by the Kentucky State Department of Health and/or Certification from a formal US program. Modality certification required or must be obtained within 6 months of the employment date or end of cross training period. BLS required

Experience: One year of full-time US experience preferred

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