ULTRASOUND TECH II(Job Id 6901)
Job ID: 6901
Date posted: 07/02/2019
Work Type: PART TIME
Department: ULTRASOUND GMC
Shift/Hours: SATURDAY/SUNDAY Sat/Sun 10:30pm-7am
: PART TIME Facility: GWINNETT MEDICAL CENTER Other information:
Department: ULTRASOUND GMC Shift/Hours
: SATURDAY/SUNDAY Sat/Sun 10:30pm-7am
Our Ultrasonographers coordinates and performs U/S scans to provide data for use in treatment and diagnosis of injury and/or disease. Assists the radiologists and medical staff with procedures. Participates in the training of new personnel and in Performance Improvement programs. Participates in-patient and family education. Observes patients and notifies appropriate personnel of significant changes/incidences.
Coordinates and performs a wide variety high quality level exams including but not limited to level 1 Ob/Gyn, neonatal exams, breast imaging, trauma exams, vascular, and general ultrasound. Ability to work independently without direct supervision of a physician. Assists the radiologists and medical staff with ultrasound guided procedures. Participates in the training of new personnel and in performance improvement programs. Communicates effectively with the patient and the health care team, recognizing the special nature of sonographic examinations and patients needs. Observes patients and notifies appropriate personnel of significant changes/incidences.
- Active certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) in ultrasound in two (2) modalities that are relevant to work assignment.
- Minimum one (1) year of sonography experience is preferred.
- Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program or Cardiovascular Technology Program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or equivalent experience is required.
- Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment to acquire the optimum diagnostic sonographic information in each exam performed and to evaluate, synthesize and communicate diagnostic information to the interpreting radiologist or cardiologist.
- Working knowledge of image processing, reconstruction and PACS/CPACS.
- Experience with ultrasound special procedures including those that require a sterile field.
- Current BLS CPR certification.
- Knowledge and use of proper methods of medical documentation.
- Knowledge and use of standard procedures in the Ultrasound department.
* HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE