Altru Health System

Ultrasound Technologist

Location
Grand Forks, ND
Salary
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Posted
Aug 13, 2020
Ref
26200
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term
The Ultrasound Technologist is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, supervising, and documenting the care of patients including those in the following age groups: infancy, childhood, adolescent, adult, and geriatric. The Ultrasound Technologist performs exams in accordance with standard operating procedures. The Ultrasound Technologist problem-solves issues for evening and weekend coverage and represents Ultrasound on assigned committees.

Job Summary

The Ultrasound Technologist assures that a written physician order is received prior to an exam performance and collects pertinent information. This position reviews exams on Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), checking for quality and completeness, and completes paperwork and distributes exams for interpretation. The Ultrasound Technologist efficiently performs all tasks within their designated room and demonstrates regard for patients' safety and comfort.

Essential Job Functions

Performs general or vascular ultrasound exams.

Assures that a written physician order is received prior to an exam procedure and collects pertinent information prior to the ultrasound procedure.

Reviews exams on Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), checking for quality and completeness. Completes proper paperwork and distributes exams for interpretation.

Efficiently performs all tasks within their designated room, including cleaning and stocking their room, cleaning the machine and filter, and deleting exams off the machine daily.

Demonstrates regard for patients' safety and comfort during transportation, immobilization and positioning of patient.

Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.

License, Certification & Registration

Sonographer - North Dakota Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Board of Examiners- Prior to Start Date

American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) -Within 6 Months of Start Date

Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) -American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)- Within 6 Months of Start Date

Basic Life Support (BLS) -American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue - Within 2 Months of Start Date

Notes- Must be a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer or a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT)

Education & Experience

A minimum of 1 year of related

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