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Ultrasound Tech Registered

Company: CARLE
Location: Normal
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

$5,000.00 Sign on bonus - External onlyTo perform routine and specialized examinations in Ultrasound; adapt procedures to obtain specific diagnostic and/or therapeutic results; prepare patients for examinations. This requires independent judgment to adapt procedures to obtain specific diagnostic results under the direction of a radiologist.

  • Clinical Excellence/Patient Care Performs ultrasound procedures in a manner that ensures an accurate and complete examination within the guidelines, policies, procedures and standards of Medical Imaging to assigned patients of all ages Exhibits competency in performing ultrasound procedures Images required views demonstrating appropriate anatomy and pathology Knowledgeable of catheters, biopsy instruments and sterile trays and prepares these items as necessary Obtains accurate histories and explains rationale for procedure to patients/families Enhances image quality through the use of appropriate transducers and machine settings Evaluates the finished images to ensure diagnostic exams are being submitted to the radiologists Maintains quality care throughout the procedure Assess the abdominal arterial & venous system using color imaging
  • Clinical Excellence Maintains working knowledge of equipment in order to function in all areas of ultrasound. All ultrasound equipment within the Medical Imaging Ultrasound department Technically knowledgeable of equipment operation including hardware and software Performs reasonable trouble shooting Reports equipment problems through appropriate channels & documents on board for all staff notification Maintains clean work area, checks and stocks all supplies in their specific area and verifies pertinent accessories assigned to that room Reports equipment problems through appropriate channels Invasive Procedures Able to document area of concern Set up trays with sterile field for radiologist Assists radiologist with biopsy Orders labs and pathology tests under the direction of a radiologist
  • Relationship Building Performs support functions of the Medical Imaging department to ensure patient expectations and needs are met and assumes personal responsibility for training fellow technologists/students. Promptly processes images and paperwork to ensure timely turn around in providing a report to the physician's office Fills out all appropriate paperwork to facilitate timely and accurate reporting Maintains and coordinates patient flow to ensure efficient and expedient patient care Promptly and accurately enters patient information into HIS system to ensure efficient patient throughput Maintenance of the QA, QC, QI programs Shares knowledge and guides fellow technologists/students with proper department protocol and procedures Displays a professional attitude in the area toward fellow technologists/students, fostering mutual respect and creating productive learning environment

Keywords: CARLE, Normal , Ultrasound Tech Registered, Other , Normal, Illinois

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