Ultrasound Technologist PRN

HCA Hendersonville , TN 37075

Posted 4 months ago

Hendersonville Medical Center

Ultrasound Technologist - Imaging

PRN

Member of the TriStar Division of HCA

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For us, it's all about people. Here at HCA, you will find that caring extends to our patients, employees, and the communities we serve. It is demonstrated by industry leading patient satisfaction scores, defined pathways for your personal and professional growth, and the impact of the over 30,000 volunteer hours we provide annually. Our dedication has led to awards of recognition including being named a World's Most Admired Company by Fortune Magazine. Are you looking for an employer with many different career options and a people-focused culture? You've come to the right place. HCA at a glance

A few of the benefits we provide you:

  • Industry Leading Clinical Training and Professional Academy- Emerging Leaders

  • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Forgiveness Programs

  • 401k (3%-9% match based on tenure)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • New Extended Family Leave

  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Hundreds of consumer discounts

  • Financial Fitness Program with a Certified Financial Planner

TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center, a 148-bed hospital about 15 minutes outside of Nashville, has provided high-quality health care to residents of Sumner and surrounding counties for over 35 years. The facility is the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Sumner County and is a Certified Primary Stroke Center. The Birth Center at TriStar Hendersonville, featuring Sumner County's only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), hosts spacious LDRP suites and a lactation boutique for inpatient and outpatient services. In addition to its main hospital campus, other affiliates include TriStar Women's Imaging Hendersonville, The Outpatient Center at Hendersonville, TriStar Portland ER and TriStar Portland Diagnostic Center.

TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center has been serving Sumner County since 1979. With 250 physicians representing more than 30 medical specialties, TriStar Hendersonville is proud to be Sumner County's healthcare provider of choice. We're proud to be a part of TriStar Health, the region's most comprehensive healthcare network, with more access points and services than any other in middle Tennessee.

Hendersonville Medical Center is looking for an Ultrasound Technologist to support the Imaging Department.

Shift: PRN

Responsibilities:

  • Uses two (2) Patient Identifiers to ensure correct patient is imaged.

  • Takes all patients exams to Taken, charges appropriate supplies, completes notes in PACS and scans all exam appropriate documents.

  • Takes call as necessary.

  • Performs all patients exam according to appropriate protocol.

  • Evaluates all patients for contra indicators.

  • Assists radiologists as necessary.

  • Assists in transporting and positioning patients.

  • Ensures patient safety.

  • Informs patient about procedure and answers patient's questions.

  • Adheres to all Medical Imaging and Hospital Policies and Procedures

  • Maintains accurate records, confirms correct patient information.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of commonly used meds: action, dose, and side effects.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of proper retrieval and charging of medications commonly used and during emergency situations.

  • Observes five Rs for administering meds: right patient, right drug, right dose, right method, and right time

  • Maintains supplies and inventoryboth general and medication related. Will observe perpetual inventory of controlled substances, if applicable.

  • Participates in PI plan.

  • Adheres to all Radiation safety regulations, ACR accreditation requirements, Joint Commission requirements, etc.

  • Participates and assists department management with ACR accreditation activities and requirements, including quality assurance programs related to the requirements

  • Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range of treatment, and care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served

  • Graduation from an accredited school of ultrasonography or from an accredited school of radiologic technology with proper experience and ultrasound registered.

  • Current registration (ARDMS or ARRT), or eligible. Must show progression toward registration within 1 year of hire.

  • Must maintain compliance with ARRT CEU requirements and should be relevant to the radiologic sciences and/or patient care as it relates to the radiologic sciences.

  • At least one year of experience, preferred

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