Registered Ultrasound Technologist

Department:
Diagnostic Imaging

Schedule/Status:
7:00am-3:30pm; Full-Time
call rotation main campus

Standard Hours/Week:
40

General Description:
The Registered Ultrasound Technologist reports to the Immediate Supervisor and uses appropriate ultrasound equipment to identify anatomy and possible corresponding pathology.
The position shall exemplify the desired Culture of Choice® and philosophies of Parrish Healthcare.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provides all aspects of Diagnostic Medical Sonography care based on established standards. Demonstrates Competency in all procedures within the Scope of Practice, as appropriate to the ages of the patients served evidenced by: The ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs; a knowledge of growth and development; and understanding of how to compensate technical factors to provide an optimal clinical image for interpretation. Age groups that pertain include: Neonate, Infant, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric Patients. *
  • Provides ultrasound guidance and assistance to Radiologists and/or Staff Physicians during sterile invasive procedures. *
  • Assures quality examinations by obtaining pertinent medical history and reviewing with the Radiologist as appropriate. *
  • Performs quality imaging by utilizing proper immobilization, proper technical factors and reviewing images with Radiologist prior to the release of patient, if clinically indicated. *
  • Assists in ordering and maintaining inventory of drugs, sterile and non-sterile supplies and equipment. Directs special orders to Lead Sonographer as necessary. Provides for room cleanliness, sterilizing, stocking and preparation between each patient.
  • Communicates with fellow Care Partners, Patient, Patient Family Members, Nursing Staff and Physicians regarding their Physicians' orders to include: an explanation of the procedure, anticipated waiting time and an explanation for any delays.

Requirements:

Formal Education:
  • Associates degree, ADN or other Two-Year College equivalent required.

Work Experience:
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
  • Required to be currently registered through American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in OBGYN or AB only (Breast (BR) earned prior to 06/30/2010 will be accepted); or currently registered through American Registry of Radiologoc Technologists, Sonography (ARRT)(S) in RT(S), RT(VS), RVT or RVS (also known as RCVT) upon hire.
  • BCLS through American Heart Association required

ARRT Key:
RT(S): Radiologic Technologists, Sonography
RT(VS): Radiologic Technologists, Vascular Sonography
RVT: Registered Vascular Technologist
RVS: Registered Vascular Specialist

Parrish Healthcare is a caring community of healthcare professionals passionate about excellence and fulfilling our mission of providing Healing Experiences For Everyone All The Time®.

Parrish Healthcare has a Culture of Choice®. This means a we have a healing work environment that empowers people to aspire to be their very best. We partner passionate, talented and skilled people in the right role with the right resources. We provide a clear and strategic direction to achieve superior results on behalf of the communities we serve.