Echo/Vascular Technologist

DESCRIPTION:

Role:

In this role the successful candidate will function as an Ultrasound Technologist in performing examinations of adult patients for the purpose of assisting in the diagnosis of patient illness. Also will serve as a training resource.

Responsibilities: 

  • Performing diagnostic general imaging ultrasound examinations according to AIUM and ACR guidelines for procedures and scanning protocols.
  • Locating and imaging internal elements of the body, including blood vessels and organs, and identifying any anomalies indicative of disease, injury, or other medically significant conditions
  • Responsible for providing a wide range of highly technical diagnostic exams including but not limited to: breast, abdominal, small parts, OB/GYN, abdominal and peripheral vascular.
  • Knowledge of ultrasound physics and implementing knowledge to reduce image artifact.
  • Ensuring patient safety, monitoring the patient for potentially dangerous physical and/or emotional change.
  • Evaluating test results for clarity and accuracy
  • Reviewing patient case studies with peers and physician
  • Informing physicians of preliminary findings as requested according to department procedures
  • Distributing completed test results to physicians and service providers
  • Preparing diagnostic information for physician interpretation
  • Maintaining patient charts, entering diagnosis and billing codes, logging data into patient information systems, and updating file systems for tests performed
  • Cleaning and sterilizing equipment and work space
  • Recognizing equipment malfunctions and readjusting equipment or requesting for system repair
  • Instructing patients in pretest preparation, answering questions, and explaining procedures
  • Compliance with Siemens, hospital and departmental policies and procedures
  • Maintaining equipment according to Infection Control procedure
  • Maintains technical competency through continued education and participation in Siemens training programs
  • Performs equipment quality checks and troubleshoots problems. Calls for service and notifies all pertinent team members
  • Follows quality assurance guidelines and maintains patient confidentiality
  • Abide by all HIPAA standards for patient privacy
  • Abide by all OSHA standards for safety regulations
  • Performs additional duties as required

Required qualifications: 

Experience: 

  • Strong varied sonographer background
  • Basic ultrasound experience as exams are include breast, general abdomen, OB/Gyn, and vascular to include carotids.
  • Graduate of an accredited Radiology Technologist or Ultrasound program

License/Certification:

  • Valid ARDMS registration 
  • Valid CPR certification

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • ARDMS in multiple disciplines (Breast, Abdomen, OB/GYN or RVT) is preferred – waiting on customer to clarify.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal needed
  • Interact with client personnel and team members in an autonomous responsible, professional and ethical manner
  • Must be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative
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    JOB LOCATION

    North Platte, Nebraska
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    CONTRACT DURATION

    6 month(s)

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