Ultrasound Technologist Insight Health Corp.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Ultrasound Technologist-172 - Ocean Medical Imaging Ctr, NJ
Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota for more than three decades, merged with Insight Imaging in 2012 to create one of the nation?s largest radiology providers for fixed site and mobile diagnostic imaging and interventional services. Together we have 116 retail imaging centers, 128 mobile units and operate in more than thirty states. Our organization will serve nearly a million patients in 2013, offering a wide range of screening, diagnostic and interventional procedures that complement each community?s needs, in collaboration with radiologists, healthcare providers, hospitals and health systems.
We are currently seeking a Part Time Sonographer at our Ocean Medical Imaging Center ? West in Toms River, NJ.
This position will be every Wednesday 3:00 pm -9: 00 pm and every Friday 8:00 am ? 6: 30 pm.
Job Summary:Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, perform all required diagnostic ultrasound procedures with knowledge of all pertinent technical and academic areas to produce consistent high quality examinations.
Examples of Essential Functions:
? Perform all required diagnostic ultrasound procedures through proper positioning and technique, consistently demonstrating good judgement in evaluating the diagnostic studies.
? Screen patient before exam for any precautions or contraindications pertaining to the examination. Obtain and review the requisition for examination in order to be aware of information such as procedure requested, clinical history, patient condition or any other special requirements.
? Thoroughly explain procedure to be performed to alleviate patient anxiety and facilitate patient cooperation. Monitor the condition of any patient within the department and assist the radiologist in performing needed medical attention, if applicable.
? Comply with company operational and safety policies and procedures. Comply with hospital policies, procedures, and emergency procedures, where applicable.
? Maintain the ultrasound equipment in good operating order. Clean and disinfect equipment and area after each use. Maintain work area in an orderly manner. Check to ensure emergency equipment is in good working order. Report any hazardous conditions or equipment breakdowns to responsible supervisor.
? Routinely prepare examination for interpretation by the radiologist to include correct identification and processing of films, adequate clinical history and previous x-rays for comparison (if available).
? Practice and maintain standard precautions and infection control policy standards.
? Assist with patient scheduling and patient preparation required prior to examination.
? Assure that ?red carpet? service is provided to referring patients, physicians, and their staff.
? Conduct examinations with regard to patient?s age, condition or other special requirements.
? Comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, the company?s policies and procedures, and The InSight Integrity Program.
? Perform other projects/tasks, as requested by the Company.
? High school graduate or equivalent.
? At least one year experience in general ultrasound with some knowledge of vascular sonography.
? Ultrasound operating principles and practices.
? Patient care standards and requirements.
? Quality assurance principles and practices.
? Customer service principles and practices.
? OSHA principles and practices.
? JCAHO standards of practice.
? Set up, adjust and operate ultrasound equipment and use all relevant Abilities:scanning programs.
? Operate a computer with the appropriate radiology software.
? Schedule, organize and complete work in accordance with required workloads.
? Schedule, organize and monitor patient flow to meet company productivity, quality, health and safety standards.
? Understand and follow specifications and instructions.
? Communicate effectively with patients, relatives, medical staff, and co-workers.
? Maintain confidentiality of patient records and complete administrative records and reports.
? Read, interpret and follow internal quality standards and government regulations.
? Understand and follow specifications and instructions.
? Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergencies.
? Capable of maintaining basic life support (CPR).
? CPR Certification.
? RT, RMT or ARDMS, RVT Certification.
? OSHA Class I exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens.
? May require use of personal vehicle for business purposes.
As we blend the organizations together, what remains consistent is our commitment to our reputation for quality, advanced imaging services, subspecialty radiologists and thoughtful, patient-centered care. Looking to the future, we know that our associates are the key to our company?s growth and success. No matter the individual role, each one of our associates excels in applying their talents and ideas to meet organizational goals.
If you?re a person who is motivated to go above and beyond, inspired by working with the best and compelled to do the right thing, our organization is the right choice for you.
CDI/Insight Imaging is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered without discrimination with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or other statuses protected by state, local or other applicable laws. This policy extends to all aspects of employment, including recruitment and hiring.
CDI/Insight Imaging and its associates have an employment relationship, which is known as employment-at-will. This means that either CDI/Insight Imaging or an associate has the right to terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any reason with or without cause or prior notice.
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