Clinical - Ancillary

Ultrasound Technologist

Ashland, Mississippi
Work Type: Part Time

OVERVIEW:

Operates ultrasound equipment to perform clinical diagnostic ultrasound exams and routine invasive procedures according to established standards and practices. Provides patient services using imaging modalities. Provides patient care to all age groups to include neonatal, pediatrics, adult, and geriatrics.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Provides quality care to the patients receiving US Scan, diagnostic and interventional radiology procedures.
  • Communicates patient needs and responses through appropriate verbal and written correspondence.
  • Ensures documentation is complete and accurate regarding all aspects of patient care.
  • Responsible for proper operation of imaging and specialty equipment as well as keeps abreast of uses of medical devices.
  • Assumes responsibility and provides direct care for all procedures performed in this area.
  • Ensures that patients have been prepared for procedures. Provides quality care to patients during procedures.
  • Assists with patient and family education.
  • Demonstrates an adequate knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy and physiology.
  • Provides more complex technical care necessary to meet identified patient needs.
  • Assists with performing and planning multiple diagnostic procedures in appropriate time sequence. 
  • Performs other related duties as required and/or assigned by CNO.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Ultrasound technology.
  • Current RDMS certificate.
  • Minimum one year of clinical experience.
  • Anatomic and obstetric experience preferred.

 BLS certification required.


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