Ultrasound Technologist-PRN High Point Premier

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Wake Forest Baptist Health
Published
May 24, 2019
Location
Wake Forest, North Carolina
Job Type
PRN  

Description

Job Description
Job Title:
Ultrasound Technologist-PRN High Point Premier Imaging
Job ID:
35307
Location:
 
Full/Part Time:
Part-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
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Major Duties

High Point Premier Imaging

PRN

Summary
Prepares and operate ultrasound equipment to perform diagnostic and invasive procedures with Radiologist?s guidance of various parts of the human body.
Education
High School Diploma or GED General Studies Required
Certifications, Licensures and Registrations
Credential Primary Source Verification Required/Preferred
ARDMS American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers *Required
BLS American Heart Association *Required
*ARDMS or ARRT required.
*Eligible person must submit a registry application within three months of employment.
*Eligible person must be registered within twelve months.
*Current BLS certification.
Experience
1+ Ultrasound Technologist Preferred
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Customer service skills.
- Basic computer skills.
- Knowledge of infection control.
- Ability to evaluate and handle specific needs of the patient based on age and developmental status

Generic Job Description

Job Specific Duties
Patient Analysis
Carefully considers the needs of the patients when selecting and applying appropriate procedures, techniques, equipment and communications
Quality Images
Produces diagnostic quality images to include proper positioning, correct technical factors, collimation and patient identification which will be monitored by Radiologist complaints and through random QC audits; Assists with and provide images for needle
localization
Patient Education
Patiently and clearly explains procedures to the patient prior to any exam to reduce anxiety and enhance cooperation
Radiation Safety
Follows Radiation Protection Policies to avoid unnecessary exposure to the public and to self as evidenced by receiving no more than two-level II readings per year
Organization
Maintains a clean well-stocked and organized work area and notifies appropriate personnel when stock needs replenishing
Quality Assurance
Consistently performs accurate and complete quality assurance procedures in appropriate software prior to submitting the study to the Radiologist
Patient Verification
Verifies the identity of the patient and ensures that the correct procedure is administered; obtains a relevant patient history and /or examination data and evaluates for discrepancies; Follows up with physician if necessary
Data Input
Consistently and accurately enters exam data information and charges in RIS and PACS by the completion of the shift
Equipment Safety
Properly operates equipment to obtain accurate measurements
Scanning Procedures
Demonstrates proficient knowledge of cross sectional anatomy required in the proper scanning procedure to produce quality diagnostic images
Transport Guidelines
Transports patients as needed
Professionalism
Upholds a professional working relationship at all times and adheres to department rules. Practices teamwork and adheres to Standards of Behavior.
Other Duties
Performs other duties as assigned by management.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina  27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-6464.  Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at accommodationrequest@wakehealth.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of  Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.

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