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Ultrasound Technologist - Greater Charlotte Region - FT/ PT/ PRN

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 69532
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 51011028342302-Human Resources Talent Acquisition and Workforce Administration

Overview

This position is Sign- on Bonus eligible. 

Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Atrium Health is now part of Advocate Health, the third-largest nonprofit, integrated health system in the United States, which was created from the combination with Advocate Aurora Health. In the Southeast Region, Atrium Health provides care under the Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist name in the Winston-Salem, North Carolina, region, as well as Atrium Health Navicent and Atrium Health Floyd in Georgia and Alabama. Together, we are committed to providing equitable care for all. Annually, Advocate Health provides nearly $5 billion in community benefits. 

 

Why Atrium Health?

Make a meaningful difference

Our Mission: To improve health, elevate hope and advance healing – for all.

Our Vision: To be the national leader for health, learning & community.

 

Be a part of a team with Culture Commitments

We recognize that employees are our most asset. We have identified five Culture Commitments, built through the input of thousands of our teammates, as our guideposts for how we care for our patients and each other, every day.

  • We create a space where all Belong
  • We Work as One to make great things happen
  • We earn Trust in all we do
  • We Innovate to better the now and create the future
  • We drive for Excellence – always

We offer the following to our Teammates:

  • Comprehensive health plans
  • Generous paid parental and bereavement leave
  • Retirement savings plan with employer matching
  • Engaging employee recognition program
  • Opportunities to grow and develop
  • Education assistance program
  • Employee resources groups to support our employees that are employee-driven
  • Employee discount resource to purchase items, travel, etc
  • In addition to our robust benefits packages and paid time off,
  • ]You are eligible to participate in the Respiratory Clinical Ladder after 6-months employment.

We are seeking full time, part time, weekenders and PRN staff for the Greater Charlotte locations including:

  • Atrium Health Cabarrus
  • Atrium Health Carolina Medical Center
  • Atrium Health Mercy
  • Atrium Health Pineville
  • Atrium Health Union
  • Atrium Health Union West

 

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) required. Graduate of a comprehensive medical diagnostic ultrasound program preferred. BLS certification required.

 

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance