Sonographer / Ultrasound Tech travel Radiology/Sonography needed in Kings Mountain, North Carolina
Company: Cynet Health
Location: Kings Mountain
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Shifts: 11am - 7:30pm
Examines requests and verifies orders on each assigned patient.
Refers any questionable orders to the Radiologist before performing
procedure. Conducts ordering physicians when there are
Assures each patient has been properly prepped for exam ordered.
Correlates prior exams, applicable test results, and lab data
pertinent to exam being performed.
Properly greets each patient by name, utilizing AIDET, and states
his/her name and job classification to the patient. Adheres to WE
ID policy by verifying the correct patient by checking the
patient's armband, asking the patient to state his/her full and
DOB. Prepares each patient for the procedure with a full
explanation, providing necessary instructions, and answering any
questions the patient may have.
Reviews inpatient's charts to obtain pertinent clinical history.
Interviews patients for a complete medical history as pertains to
the exam. Records medical history on requisitions as needed for
Radiologists. Correlates other tests, test results and laboratory
data with exam being performed.
Performs basic patient care functions. Informs appropriate nursing
personnel of any changes in the patient's condition. Required CPR
certification and able to initiate life support measures for
patients when necessary. Assists in "Code Blue"/Emergency Response
procedures during medical emergencies, as needed.
Evaluates technical quality of exam and develops a superior varied
technique for elevated efficiency in the department. Is competent
to differentiate artifacts from anatomical or pathological
structures. Recognizes imaging abnormalities and performs
additional imaging as needed.
Assists Radiologist in performance of procedures of an invasive
nature. Performs all invasive procedures in accordance with blood
borne pathogens, isolation, and infection control policies and
procedures. Maintains knowledge and skills required to work safely
in an environment that can create significant exposure to blood
borne pathogens and infectious disease. Wears appropriate personal
protective equipment during all procedures.
Is authorized to obtain medication, radiopharmaceuticals, or
contrast material as directed for administration by a licensed
practitioner, authorized/certified technologist, or registered
nurse. Medications to include radioisotopes and contrast materials
cannot be administered without appropriate clinical credentials,
training, and certification to do so. Employees designated to
"obtain" these items may also participate in the ordering and
distribution of inventory.
Reports malfunctioning equipment to the Supervisor, Lead
Sonographer and/or Engineer.
Adheres to the hospital fire and safety procedures. Attends
mandatory in-service classes offered through the hospital.
Performs work in an accurate and timely manner in periods of crisis
and emergency situations where time is critical. Rotates shifts, on
call schedule, holidays, and weekends as required.
Properly operates Radiology computer systems to include entering
and charging exams and supplies. Assists in maintaining the patient
and QC log sheets.
Adheres to the departmental rules and regulations while performing
in a professional manner at all times.
Researches new techniques for ultrasound procedures through reading
journals and attending seminars. Assist in formulating new
techniques with the Radiologist for the department.
Reviews pathology and surgery reports to provide a means of
reviewing the accuracy of ultrasound examinations.
Records interesting cases in log book for teaching or research
purposes. Makes copies of teaching or research cases as needed.
Assists in other areas, technical and clerical, as needed.
Participates in the quality improvement program and in-service
Participates in departmental QA program as needed. Responsible for
pursuing personal professional development and continuing education
Assumes responsibility for the radiology students clinical
education in ultrasound where applicable. Prioritizes and
coordinates ultrasound exams in nursing units, radiologists, and
referring physicians. Performs ultrasound exams in accordance to
departmental protocols and standards. Provides adequate patient
care as it relates to the exam requested. Operates ultrasound and
associated equipment with proficiency.
Minimum 1 year of experience required.
Certifications & Licenses:
ARDMS (American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography)
Certified by the American Radiology of Diagnostic Medical
Sonographers in Vascular Technology is required.
Prefer graduate of a comprehensive medical diagnostic ultrasound
Registered technologists are responsible to maintain certification
and obtain required CME's before the end of their triennium.
CPR certification required.
Requires positive interpersonal skills in details with patients,
families, physicians, co-workers and supervisors.
Required for Onboarding
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