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Ultrasound Technologist Atrium Health

$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 17142
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 51011028342302-Human Resources Talent Acquisition and Workforce Admininstration
Location: Atrium Corporate Operations

Overview

This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible.

Experienced Ultrasound Techs are eligible for a bonus up to $10,000 for Full Time positions or up to $5,000 for Part Time positions as well as Relocation assistance. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages, paid time off, and a Career Advancement Ladder.

Various shifts and sites throughout the Atrium System are available.

Radiology Services and facilities within Atrium Health continue to grow and expand. We’re looking for imaging professionals to fill various positions in Ultrasound. Our large enterprise has a wide range of facilities from a Level I Trauma/Academic setting, to mid and small size hospitals, imaging centers, or healthplex locations. We offer technologists the opportunity to work in various imaging environments and various shifts.

 

Our enterprise includes Canon and Siemens of various platforms based on the facility and clinical applications performed. We have a large, standardized PACS and IS infrastructure with an Advanced Visualization Lab. The career ladder provides additional compensation for technologists that have completed registry certifications in various specialties.

 

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 HCP certification from AHA required. Interpersonal skills required

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