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Ultrasound Technologist Atrium Health CMC PRN

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 57383
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Part Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011005039352-Ultrasound
Location: AH CMC Main - 1000 Blythe Blvd

Overview

Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center (CMC)is the flagship hospital of Atrium Health, distinguished throughout the Southeast for its excellent patient care and medical expertise. From its modest beginnings in 1943, CMC evolved into the largest hospital in the region and a world-class facility that offers a full range of services to the Charlotte community and beyond, with more than 1,100 physicians and providers specializing in all areas of medicine.
CMC serves as the region’s only Level 1 trauma center and is an approved transplant center for heart, kidney, pancreas and liver. We are also one of North Carolina’s five Academic Medical Center Teaching Hospitals, providing residency training for more than 200 physicians in 15 specialties and serving as a regional campus for the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

Job Summary

Prioritizes and coordinates ultrasound exams with nursing units, radiologists, and referring physicians. Performs ultrasound exams in accordance to departmental protocols and standards. Provides adequate patient care as it relates to the exam requested. Operates ultrasound and associated equipment with proficiency.



Essential Functions

  • Examines requests and verifies orders on each assigned patient
  • Assists Radiologist in performance of invasive procedures
  • Evaluates technical quality of exam and develops a superior varied technique for elevated efficiency in the department
  • Supports and contributes to the Patient-Centered Care Philosophy by understanding that every staff member is a Caregiver, whose role is to meet the needs of each patient.
  • Reports malfunctioning equipment to the Assistant Director, Lead Sonographer and/or Engineer.
  • Operates the Radiology computer system to include entering and charging exams and supplies.
  • Maintains assigned work area in a neat and orderly fashion. Assists in keeping the area completely stocked.
  • Adheres to departmental rules and regulations while performing in a professional manner always

     

Physical Requirements
Requires moderate to heavy physical efforts in lifting and moving patients, equipment and supplies up to 600 pounds with assistance. Work requires walking, standing, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling and lifting during normal operation. Requires mental skills to read and comprehend patient orders and technical materials. Motor coordination needed to operate heavy and delicate equipment. Intact sense of sight and hearing.



Education, Experience and Certifications

 

Certified by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (S) with specialty in Vascular or Pediatrics required. One additional registry required: RVT or RVS (Vascular), AB (Abdomen), BR (Breast), OB/GYN (Obstetrics and Gynecology), PS (Pediatric) or MSKS (Musculoskeletal) required. One-year experience required. Graduate of a comprehensive medical diagnostic ultrasound program preferred. BLS HCP certification from AHA required. Interpersonal skills required.

Validated proficient by US Supervisor and performing at facility at least 6 of the following advanced imaging services required:

1. Temporal Artery

2. Transcranial Doppler

3. Vein Mapping

4. Renal Artery Stenosis

5. Liver Doppler

6. Transplant – Liver/Kidney

7. ABI

8. Arterial Doppler

9. Thoracic Outlet

10. Neonatal Cranial

11. Pediatric Spine

12. Pediatric Hips

13. Elastography (Liver)

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