Ultrasound Technician, (Casual)- AVH
West Penn Allegheny Health System - Natrona Heights, PA

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Position Number: 34288
Location: Allegheny Valley Hospital

Allegheny Valley Hospital in Natrona Heights has long been known for providing the highest quality medical care available. The 228-bed hospital serves as the inpatient facility and offers a broad spectrum of programs, including medical and surgical services, inpatient psychiatric care and geriatric psychiatric care, cardiology, orthopedics and cancer care. Outpatient care is offered at outpatient care centers throughout the community in New Kensington, Natrona Heights and Vandergrift, all providing a range of diagnostic services.

Department: X-ray Ultrasound
Status: Casual
Shift : Rotating

Job Summary : Performs ultrasound imaging and patient services as per protocols and/or as directed by physicians.

Responsibilities:
Positions patients, selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately to independently perform ultrasound imaging. Prepares for and assists physician during ultrasound procedures

Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures

Completes all required documentation for procedures e.g. regulatory, billing protocols, and imaging distribution. Notifies physician of any complications

Maintains adequate supplies for efficient section/department operation

Performs other duties as assigned or required

Requirements :
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS), or ARRT Registered Technologist, RT(S) or registry eligible. Registration required within 12 months of hire. May required RVT Registration based on service area. CPR certification may be required upon hire

One year of Ultrasound experience preferred

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West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS) makes wellness a priority for Steel Town residents. The health system, which operates with some...