Under general supervision performs professional duties in the application of Ultrasonography services. Demonstrates proficiency in performing all Ultrasound related exams and other related patient care services.
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Demonstrates competency in preparing patients for procedures
Correctly performs all prescribed Ultrasound procedures in an efficient manner
Works independently and critiques exams
Problem Solving skills
Competent in the storage and transferring of images
Responsible for regular rotation of on-call responsibilities.
Communication written & verbal
Prepares patient for procedures
Provides education to patient and ensures consents are signed as needed for invasive procedures.
Obtains and records adequate patient history
Interprets physician's orders correctly
Correctly orders, tracks and charges exams in a timely fashion
Demonstrates competence in the administration of age appropriate care.
Assures equipment is in proper working order
Enters technical information, completes reports and surveys and complies with all regulatory agencies.
Completes unusual occurrences as needed
Participates in hospital-wide performance improvement
Basic UPH Performance Criteria
Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.
Education: Graduate of JRCERT approved school for Radiologic Technology with extensive training and experience in Ultrasound to prove competent or a graduate of an accredited school of Ultrasonography.
Experience: 1-2 years preferred minimum
License(s)/Certification(s): Valid driver's license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. RDMS in Abdomen and OB/GYN or registry eligible. If registry eligible, must sit for RDMS within 24 months of successfully passing Physics, Abdomen and OB/GYN.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Technical expertise, Initiative, Independent judgment, Responsible, Some clerical and computer knowledge, Collaboration, Interpersonal skills, Managing priorities.
Other: Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.