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Ultrasound Technician - Ultrasonography - Per Diem, Varaible Shift in Huntington Park, CA at Avanti Hospitals

Date Posted: 11/21/2018

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Job Description

Community Hospital of Huntington Park

Job Title: Ultrasound Technician - Ultrasonography - Per Diem, Varaible Shift 

City: Huntington Park / State: California    

Ultrasound

Varied Shifts

Varied Hours

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Job Description and Job Responsibilites

Job Title: Ultrasonographer

Job Summary:

The Ultrasound Technologist performs all diagnostic ultrasound procedures in the Imaging Department.  U/S Technologist must demonstrate competent knowledge of the principles of sonography and patient care.  Must exhibit a professional demeanor to all customers, physicians and staff and maintain that professionalism at all times.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of principles of physics, scanning technique and computer science skills related to ultrasound scanning according to approved department procedure manual.
  • Demonstrates complete working knowledge of all ultrasound equipment and computer software necessary to perform studies.
  • Demonstrates correct and adequate anatomic positioning using ultrasound imaging technique to obtain desired views.
  • Reviews exposed films for proper positioning, technique and identification according to approved protocols.
  • Performs any other duties or responsibilities which may be assigned.

Behavioral Standards: 

  • Exhibits customer and service oriented behaviors in every day work interactions.
  • Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude to internal workforce and external customers.

Communication/Knowledge:

  • Provides accurate and timely written and verbal communication of clinical information in a manner that is understood by all involved in the delivery of patient care.   
  • Able to listen, understand, problem-solve, and carry-out duties to ensure the optimal patient care outcomes.
  • Able to use IT systems in an accurate and proficient manner.

Collaboration/Teamwork:

  • Contributes toward effective, positive working relationships with internal and external colleagues.
  • Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility, reliability, and dependability in all daily work activities and a willingness to collaborate with others for the good of the customer and the organization. 




Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • High school graduate
  • Completion of Accredited Ultrasound Program
  • Must have at least 1 year of experience in an acute care setting.

Licensure/Certifications:

  • CPR certificate
  • Must be eligible for ARDMS. 

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.
  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.

 

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • High school graduate
  • Completion of Accredited Ultrasound Program
  • Must have at least 1 year of experience in an acute care setting.

Licensure/Certifications:

  • CPR certificate
  • Must be eligible for ARDMS. 

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.
  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.