Ultrasound Tech PRN Lampasas at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/18/2021

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Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
  • Date Posted:
    11/18/2021
  • Job ID:
    21035982
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description
Ultrasound Technician -  AdventHealth Rollins Brook
Location Address: 608 N Key Ave Lampasas, Texas  76550
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth 
  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN
8 hr shift on Wednesdays consistently
Extra shifts available when needed
What You Will Need:
  • Ability to perform various ultrasound procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail.
  • Knowledge of communication styles and constant deployment of proper engagement behaviors when encountering patients, staff and physicians.
  • Education: Graduation from an accredited American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, (ARDMS) program with ARDMS certification in at least one body area.   
  • Successful completion of American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, (ARDMS) boards with (abdomen, OB, RVT or at least one specialty area) designator, and maintaining ARDMS Certification and continuing education requirements.
  • Experience:  2 years’ experience in hospital Ultrasound setting, preferred
  • RVT certification
Job Summary:
Performs Ultrasound procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. Performs a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgment, in adverse situations. Obtains quality diagnostic Ultrasound scans and renders a sonographers impression to the radiologists and other clinicians as appropriate, will assume responsibility for related tasks as needed. Behavior and communication skills must always be in keeping with the organizations standards of behavior policy.
Qualifications

You Will Be Responsible For:

Adheres to the hospital and department policies and procedures as related to the radiology department clinical area.
  • Responsible for the application of imaging guidelines and standards in accordance with current practices.
  • Patient Care activities include, but not limited to:
  • Follows supervisors direction and job assignments daily with flexibility as changes necessitate.
  • Reviews Ultrasound orders to assess correctness of examination requested and any patient special needs or conditions.
  • Ensures correct patient for each procedure using proper standards for identification.
  • Communicates with all patients professionally at all times while looking for opportunities to exceed their expectations.
  • Provides instructions /educates patients and/or significant others on examinations to be performed when necessary
  • Maintains cleanliness and proper working order of assigned equipment, examination rooms and overall appearance of department and facility. 
  • Greets and assists patients when visiting  the department and when assistance is necessary while in the hospital
  • Immediately provides supervisor with detailed information on any safety concerns for patients or staff  that may impact care or overall wellbeing.
  • Has knowledge of and understands current JCAHO Standards for the clinical aspect of the department.
  • Promotes teamwork with physicians and all health care providers.
  • Actively participates in Patient Experience; Performance Improvement projects for clinical areas and with annual Gallup Survey.
  • Activity participates in assigned meetings.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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