Ultrasound Technologist in Ketchikan, AK - PeaceHealth
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PeaceHealth is seeking a Ultrasound Technologist for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.Req ID: 147322 Adventure awaits you! PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center has a full-time Ultrasound Technologist opportunity available. We offer a collaborative, mission-driven work environment and unmatched recreational and scenic opportunities to enjoy in your time off. We offer excellent compensation and robust benefits! Come experience Ketchikan, Alaska, a friendly, family-oriented community in scenic Southeast Alaska, just an hour and a half flight from Seattle. This area is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, those who love the arts, or someone who just wants a quiet, slower-paced life. Enjoy our beautiful surroundings, abundant wildlife, and great opportunities for hiking, fishing, boating, and more. We have excellent schools and a strong local economy. JOB SUMMARYUses independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in performing diagnostic sonographic examinations utilizing ultrasound equipment in various modes and techniques to locate, evaluate, and record pertinent anatomical, pathological, and functional data. Responsible for initial assessments, summarizing diagnostic data and communicating this information with diagnostic images to the interpreting physician. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSPerforms most appropriate examination based on patient information through consultation with interpreting physician and/or ordering physician as necessary.Records test results, prepares accurate preliminary reports with information appropriate to their scope of practice and updates patient records for interpreting physician.Organizes daily work schedule and performs related clerical duties as required. May schedule and coordinate tests and prepare and maintain operational logs.Maintains and calibrates equipment and order necessary supplies.Prepares, supplies and equips exam rooms to meet the needs of requested examinations and to meet specific physician requirements for procedures.Uses independent judgment during exam to differentiate, within the scope of their licensure, between normal and pathological findings.Integrates previous imaging studies, laboratory results, patient history and medical records to optimize exam.Tailors exam to individual patient and utilizes the most appropriate equipment settings to provide most diagnostic information for interpretation.Performs other duties as assigned consistent with caregiver s scope of practice, training, experience and licensure/registration/certification. QUALIFICATIONSEDUCATION:Graduate of a 2-4 year accredited ultrasound program required.Bachelor s degree in ultrasound technology preferred.EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:Minimum of one year of diagnostic ultrasound experience in a hospital facility preferred.PACS/RIS knowledge is required. ImageCast/CareCast experience is preferred.LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:Registered or registry eligible with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). Must maintain active national registry status through accumulation of required CME on a rolling triennium basis.Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.Current certification/registration/licensure as required by the State for trained modality.Must obtain ARDMS registration within one year of hire.OTHER SKILLS:Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient s needs.Basic computer and keyboarding skills required including MS Office applications.Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment.Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
Associated topics: ardms, ihr, imaging, ob, rvt, sono, sonographer ultrasound, sound, ultrasonographer, vascular
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