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Ultrasound Technologist- Afterhours and Weekend Call
GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under general direction, responsible for performing diagnostic ultrasound examinations in accordance with established policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

Performs ultrasonic diagnostic procedures of specified body areas by properly positioning patients and locating/scanning areas for interpretation as directed by the physician or radiologist.

Explains procedures to patients and/or family members ensuring cooperation and optimum test results and to reduce anxiety.

Develops film using automatic film processing equipment and assembles all necessary patient information (i.e., history and past films/records). Delivers to Radiologist/Physician for interpretation/review following established procedures.

Prepares or cleans patient rooms by changing linens, stocking supplies, wiping off tables and cleaning equipment, ensuring an efficient and clean working environment.

Assists physicians with procedures. by scanning patient, marking patient's body and determining angle of puncture as requested.

Schedules patients as needed and ensures patients receive adequate service.

Maintain patient information by purging or updating patient film jackets and/or filing reports or film files to ensure accurate patient records.

Maintains ultrasound equipment by performing scheduled cleanings/tests and documents results. Contacts service personnel and notifies supervision of malfunctioning equipment.

Performs other related duties as directed in order to support the achievement of established goals and objectives. May perform Clerk/Typist duties as needed during off shifts.

Responds to emergency conditions during off-shifts regarding patient care issues by carrying a beeper and returning to the hospital as needed.

Performs other duties as assigned.


MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Interpersonal communication skills in order to effectively instruct patients and maintain cooperative working relationships with coworkers.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Satisfactory completion of a formal Ultrasound training program

Must be licensed by the State and ARDMS

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Occasional exposure to chemicals and odors due to film processing equipment. Exposure to bodily fluids while assisting physician with biopsy procedures.

Daily use of ultrasound machine to produce images. Bottle Warmer is utilized in order to maintain warmth for scanning gels. Film Processor is used to develop film or images are burned to CD.


Additional Information
Shift : Other

Contact Information
Beth Cavanah - Director of Human Resources
Human Resources
615 Old Symsonia Rd
Benton, KY 42025
Email: beth.cavanah@marshallhospital.net
Phone: 270-527-4865

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