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Ultrasound Tech - Lufkin (Full-Time Evenings)

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Catholic Health Initiatives Lufkin , TX 75902

Posted 2 months ago

Position Summary:

Performs complete diagnostic imaging tests / ultrasound studies inclusive of positioning patient, calibration of equipment, and documentation of findings under the direction of the Medical Director and Director of Imaging Services. Produces and digitally archives images, provides patient orientation, procedure explanation, and pre and post diagnostic care to completion of test. Assists patients with basic patient care needs.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Quality completes work with accuracy and thoroughness.

  • Productivity efficiently utilizes time in accomplishing work.

  • Customer Focus lives organizational and departmental service standards.

  • Reliability completes tasks assigned; follows up as needed.

  • Availability meets attendance standards; is punctual; works when needed.

  • Decision Making displays sound judgment; works with minimal supervision.

  • Initiative seeks out productive duties in absence of guidance; is a self-starter.

  • Adheres to Policy follows CHI ST. Luke's Memorial Hospital rules, policies, procedures and guidelines.

  • Interpersonal Relationships cooperates, communicates and works well with others.

  • Professionalism represents CHI ST. Luke's Memorial Hospital positively in actions and appearance.

  • Correlates the clinical history with the diagnostic study to be performed.

  • Consults with the referring physician regarding the patient's previous history and decision of appropriate ultrasonic procedures required.

  • Introduces self, explains the procedure to be performed, obtains the pertinent paperwork and is completed accurately.

  • Consistently performs quality ultrasound studies.

  • Assists with training programs and in-services as needed.

  • Delineates normal from abnormal tissue and is able to extend the scope of the study appropriately.

  • Provides technical assistance for surgical biopsy and aspiration procedures.

  • Performs quality checks on equipment and maintains a working knowledge of probe cleaning processes.

  • Demonstrates willingness to follow the chain of command, regularly channels suggestions, criticisms and questions to the appropriate person.

  • Maintains proficiency in ancillary areas of department, i.e., radiology, front desk, patient transport and provides support as needed. Consistently enters correct exam information in computer system.

  • Regularly practices aseptic techniques and utilizes Universal Precautions.

  • Rotates weekend/call responsibilities in a professional and accountable fashion if applicable.

  • Provides the requesting physician with preliminary findings based on diagnostic criteria established for each procedure.

  • Performs duties in accordance with that of hospital policies and procedures, and regulatory agency guidelines.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Consistently enters correct exam information in computer system.

  • Regularly practices aseptic techniques and utilizes Universal Precautions.

  • Performs duties in accordance with that of hospital policies and procedures, and regulatory agency guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education Level

Graduate of an approved School of Radiologic or Sonography Technology.

Licensure/Certification

Eligible for registry through ARDMS or ARRT

BLS certification (through an approved AHA program).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Primary Job Focus Ultrasound

Critical thinking skills

Problem solving skills

Alpha/numerical dexterity and handwriting skills

Interpersonal skills

Written and oral communication skills

Experience

None


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Ultrasound Tech - Lufkin (Full-Time Evenings)

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Catholic Health Initiatives