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Ultrasound Tech II Atrium Health Lincoln PRN

Date Posted: Feb 23, 2021
Lincolnton, NC, United States
Job ID: 3077
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Part Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11091005339352-Ultrasound
Location: AH Lincoln Main - 433 McAlister Rd

Overview

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 required. One additional specialty examinations required: 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.

 

Patient Population Served

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and demonstrates the skills and competency appropriate to the ages, culture, developmental stages, and special needs of the patient population served.

 

Protected Health Information

·         Will limit access to protected health information (PHI) to the information reasonably necessary to do the job.

·         Will share information only on a need to know basis for work purposes.

·         Access to verbal, written and electronic PHI for this job has been determined based on job level and job responsibility within the organization. Computerized access to PHI for this job has been determined as described above and is controlled via user ID and password.

 

Machines, Tools, and Equipment

Ultrasound Systems

Hospital Information Systems (HIS)

Radiology Information systems (RIS)

PACS and archiving systems

Hospital telephone and paging system

O2 and suction equipment

Canopy, EMR, Patient charts

Departmental fax, printer, and copying equipment