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Ultrasound Technologist I - Atrium Health Mercy Weekender Overnight

$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 115695
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Part Time
Shift: Night
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 7p - 7a, Friday and Saturday
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11051016639352-Ultrasound

Overview

This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible.  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 member of the Talent acquisition team will be in contact regarding 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 Mercy, a facility of Carolinas Medical Center, is one of two CMC locations and is 1.3 miles from CMC. For more than 100 years, Atrium Health Mercy has treated patients with a special combination of human compassion and leading-edge medical expertise. Atrium Health Mercy is a full-service community hospital, specializing in the care of seniors and in complex foot and ankle surgery, hip and knee surgery, bariatric surgery, and women’s pelvic health. 

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.