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Ultrasound Technologist I - Atrium Health Carolina's Medical Center Weekender Days

$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 100322
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Part Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 7A-730P
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011005039352-Ultrasound

Overview

This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible. Experienced candidates are eligible for up to $7,500 for Part Time positions, and up to $15,000 for Full Time positions. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages, paid time off, and opportunities for career advancement. 

Interested in being considered? Please apply, and a Talent acquisition team member will contact you with the next steps via email or phone. Feel free to share this opportunity with others that may be interested as well and visit our careers page: https://careers.atriumhealth.org/search/radiology-services/jobs 

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. 

Interested in learning more about the benefits of joining our facilities? Check out this video:  Atrium Health Radiology – Live Meaningfully - YouTube 

 

Job Summary

Responsible for coordinating ultrasound exams with nursing units, radiologists and physicians. Performs ultrasound exams in accordance to departmental protocols and standards. Operates ultrasound and associated equipment with proficiency. Supports and contributes to the patient-centered care philosophy by understanding that every team member is a caregiver, who cares about the needs of each patient.

Essential Functions

  • Reviews physicians instructions on requisition and consults with Radiologist prior to performing procedure.
  • Correlates prior exams, applicable test results and lab data pertinent to exam being performed.
  • Verifies patient by checking ID armband and validates proof of identity.
  • Reviews patients medical and clinical history and documents on requisition as pertains to exam.
  • Obtains medications, radiopharmaceuticals or contrast materials as directed for administration by a licensed practitioner, authorized/certified technologist or registered nurse.
  • Performs basic patient care functions and informs appropriate nursing team of any changes in the patient's condition.
  • Evaluates technical quality of exam and recognizes imaging abnormalities and performs additional imaging as instructed.
  • Assists Radiologist in performing invasive procedures.

Physical Requirements
This position requires moderate to heavy physical efforts in lifting and moving patients, equipment and supplies up to 50 pounds. Requires frequent walking, standing, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling and lifting. Must be able to read and understand patient orders and technical materials. Motor coordination needed to operate heavy and delicate equipment. Intact sense of sight and hearing.

Education, Experience and Certifications

High School Diploma or GED required. Successful completion of Ultrasound Training Program preferred. Certified by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or registry eligible. BLS required per policy guidelines.
 

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