ULTRASONOGRAPHER

Company:
Anderson Hospital
Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
Jan. 28th 2019
Location(s):
  • Maryville, IL 62062

Job Description

Position Title:      ULTRASONOGRAPHER

 

Department:        RADIOLOGY

 

Reports to:           DIRECTOR OF RADIOLOGY, MANAGER, AND SUPERVISOR

 

Job Summary

To apply prescribed ultrasonography for diagnosis in accordance with policy and procedure,

Practicing independent good judgment and initiative in the utilization of the ultrasound equipment.

 

To apply patient care, communicating the procedure performed, lessening apprehension and in

Accordance with the hospital’s Patient Rights Policies.  Has knowledge of the needs of patients

According to their age group and the ability to modify care according to patient’s age.

 

 

Service and Quality Standards:

 

  1. Service

Is Customer focused

                Anticipates customer needs

                Adheres to customer service standards

Is Competent, caring and compassionate

                Treats coworkers and customers with dignity and respect

                Demonstrates competent, caring and compassionate behavior

                                to customers and coworkers

  1. People

Is conversation conscious

                Assures confidentiality of patient and employee information

Is positive in interactions with others

Is courteous and respectful

                Promotes a harassment free environment

                Inspires the trust of others

Acts in accordance with hospital policies and code of conduct, and identifies any conflicts of interest.

  1. Quality

Is excellent in patient care and service

                Demonstrates multidisciplinary cooperation

                Assists in obtaining excellent satisfaction scores of feedback

Is safety conscious

                Demonstrates safety consciousness and supports safety initiatives

Is involved with improvement efforts

                Supports performance improvement

                Seeks ways to improve systems and services

                Shows commitment to improvement efforts

                Meets mandatory educational requirements

  1. Growth

Is a loyal ambassador

                Demonstrates commitment to hospital mission and vision

Is active and involved

                Supports hospital initiatives

                Champions innovation and supports change

Is a positive role model

                Fosters team cooperation

  1. Finance

Is a good steward of hospital resources

                Develops/uses efficient work methods

Is cost effective

                Conserves organizational resources

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Performs and documents patient and family education activities including assessing, performing and documenting
  1. Provides age specific care for pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric population.
  2. Support Patient’s rights and responsibilities, including respect of cultural and religious diversity            
  3. Ensure appropriate consent forms are signed by the patient or responsible party for invasive procedures
  1. Review the medical record for patient history acquiring pertinent clinical information
  1. Proficiently operate all functions of US equipment
  2. Select the proper transducer(s) for examination(s) being  performed
  1. Adjust Doppler/color Doppler controls to optimize display of data

 

Education Requirements and Other Requirements:

 

                Education Level:  High school diploma or equivalent

 

                Certification / Licensure:  A.R.R.T. registered preferred

                                                          R.D.M.S. certified or registry eligible

                Current BLS:  Required

 

                Experience Requirements:

               

Working Conditions:

Extensive walking, standing, pushing and/or lifting medium to heavy weight.

 

Exposure Category I: Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues:  Al procedures or other

Job related tasks that involve inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashes of them are Category I tasks.  Use of appropriate protective measures should be required for every employee engaged in Category I tasks.

 

Physical Activity:

  • Lift/Carry                                                                                                                                                   
  • Push/Pull                                                                                                                                                
  • Reach Overhead                                                                                                                     
  • Climb                                                                                                                      
  • Squat/Bend/Kneel                                                                                                                 
  • Sit
  • Stand                                                                                                                                        
  • Walk/Move About                                                                                                                                                  

 

The most significant duties have been included in this description.  Other duties may be assigned and the hospital has the right to modify this job description as needed to accurately reflect assigned duties.

 

 


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