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Ultrasound Tech - Carle BroMenn

Company: Carle Health
Location: Normal
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

















Position Summary:




$5,000.00 Sign on bonus - External Applicants only

Performs general, OB and some vascular Ultrasound. May also perform breast Ultrasound. Maintains working knowledge of all Radiology and General Vascular U/S exams and procedures. Assists with the training of new staff.









Qualifications:




EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Diploma (Not HS) in Related field or Certificate in Radiologic Technology

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
RDMS Abdomen (AB)(ARDMS) within 6 Months or RDMS Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)(ARDMS) within 6 Months or Registered Vascular Tech (RVT)(ARDMS) within 1 Year
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 Days


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Positive attitude and demonstrated willingness to assess and improve work environment. Ability to perform multiple tasks while coordinating patient flow and a variety of technical procedures requiring independent judgment and initiative.









Essential Functions:




  • Performs routine and complex sonography imaging by acquiring and processing patient exams in accordance with accreting bodies and/or manufacturer guidelines and as outlined in department protocols. Selects proper sonography protocols and techniques to obtain optimal data. Reviews cases with the radiologist when appropriate. Reviews labs and patient history to perform correct exam.
  • Responsible to review radiology orders for completeness and accuracy. Reviews patient history and supporting clinical data for medical necessity. Takes steps to acquire additional information if needed from the patient, ordering provider and/or Radiologist.
  • Demonstrates acceptable imaging quality standards by critiquing positioning, technical factors and alignment. Reviews patient data for accuracy, quality and completeness.
  • Demonstrates acceptable imaging quality standards by critiquing positioning, technical factors and alignment. Reviews patient data for accuracy, quality and completeness.
  • Responsible for maintaining imaging equipment and workplace environment including maintaining supply inventories and orderliness of work area. Recognizes malfunctions and service needs and reports service needs in a timely manner.
  • Ensures patient, visitor and environmental safety. Reports safety events immediately including those that are a near miss.
  • Assists in instruction of students and new staff as necessary. May perform duties of Sono Lead or Imaging Coordinator in his/her absence.
  • Meets productivity levels as established by department benchmarking. Assists other areas during downtimes so to maintain productivity.
  • May be required to perform duties of other modalities within the department to which licensers are held by the technologist/sonographer.
  • Complies with other job descriptions of cross-trained modalities also performed within the department









    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information: human.resources@carle.com.



    Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted. With an approved exemption, healthcare workers must do weekly testing and verify a negative COVID-19 test.























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