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Ultrasound Tech - Cardiology

Carle

Carle

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:
Special Summer Incentive - External Only
$10,000 SIGN ON BONUS
FREE HEALTH INSURANCE THE REST OF THE YEAR!


Accurately performs diagnostic exams of patients using a holistic approach in accordance with quality control regulations in a professional and courteous manner. Performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Associate's Degree in Related Field OR Certificate in Radiologic Technology

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) upon hire
Driver's License when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons, upon hire.
BLS within 30 days of hire

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Demonstrated ultrasound experience

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Strong interpersonal skills.Ability to work as a team member.Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.Able to write, read, comprehend and speak fluent English.Multicultural sensitivity.Strong verbal and written communication skills.Microsoft Office - basic computer skills.Customer/patient focused. Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Clinical Excellence/Patient Care* Produces diagnostic ultrasound of patients in conformance with established department techniques and procedures by the proper selection and accurate operation of equipment and knowledge of technical factors.* Assist the physician in the interpretation of the technical aspects of the completed examination.* Provide proper explanation of procedures to patients, their families, and others as needed to insure the patients understanding of the examination to be performed.* Coordinate the work schedule for patients and procedures for efficient patient flow.* Practice sterile techniques and prevent cross-contamination while assisting physicians with procedures.* Assist in transfer of patients to and from the examination table and provide proper immobilization devices for positioning or transporting as required.* Evaluate requisitions for the proper and accurate completion of ultrasound examinations, complete additional paperwork for recordkeeping, and aid in the proper storage of completed exams.* Maintain knowledge of all Ultrasound Equipment in the department.
  • Development and Patient Education* Be aware of what is happening in clinic/department and the organization by attending clinic/department meetings, reading emails and regularly checking information on the organization's intranet site.* Meet the department work schedule.* Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk Management guidelines.* Maintain compliance with Personnel policies and procedures.* Monitor environmental conditions in order to secure protected health information. * Behave in a manner consistent with all Corporate Compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures.* Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.* Demonstrate initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations. * Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other's views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests.* Perform other duties as requested by Clinic Administrator to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the office.



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