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Ultrasound Technologist (Per Diem / Pool)

RADIOLOGY ULTRASOUND Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus Miami, Florida Requisition ID 21552

Description

Job Summary:
Performs general ultrasound examinations within the department, nursing units, and off-site centers.
 
 
Minimum Job Requirements:
  • American Heart Association (AHA) BLS - must maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.
  • RDMS (Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer) eligible and receive certification within 14 months of hire required - must maintain active and in good standing throughout active employment.

 

Qualifications

  • Job Specific Duties:
  • Assists in minor surgical procedures, such as biopsies, cyst aspirations, etc.
  • Assists in the training of new employees.
  • Responsible for technical proficiency in producing diagnostic scans with ability to recognize visible anatomical structures.
  • Ensures adequate clinical history is available to correlate with the ultrasound examination. Verifies information with the requisition and patient chart per hospital policy.
  • Maintains records of examinations. Schedules cases to coordinate with other examinations and reviews NPO status on selected cases.
  • Performs all ultrasound examinations (i.e. renal, brain, soft tissue, etc). Completes required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Adjusts equipment, determines proper technique, and arranges immobilization and support devices to obtain correct patient position.
  • Communicates effectively with hospital employees, physicians, and patients.
  • Reports any equipment problems/malfunctions to clinical engineering or supervisor on an as needed basis and problem solves issues with equipment.
  • Follows hospital patient-identification policy prior to performing examination. Verifies two patient identifiers to ensure right patient and correct procedure.
  • Observes safety practices at all times, adheres to all clean sweep guidelines and infection control standards per policy.
  • Performs QA, completes exam, enters and transmits patient information into PACS in a timely manner.
  • Performs portable examinations in operating room, emergency department, and in-patient rooms. 
  • Responsible for monitoring inventory, maintains cleanliness of the equipment, and stocks scan room.  
  • Contacts Physician within 1 hour for all STAT cases with results.
Common Duties
  • Maintains accountability by ensuring compliance thru timely completion of licensures, certifications, all competencies, health requirements (PPD, N95, Flu, etc.), and education requirements. F: Monthly-Quarterly/T: 2 hours/ R: Individual
  • Maintains accountability and timekeeping expectations as outlined by MCHS Timekeeping and Attendance policy and procedures.  Ensures behavior is compliant with communication standards.  F: Weekly/T: 2 hours/ R: Individual

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of ultrasound procedure protocols.
  • Previous experience in pediatric ultrasound technology preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt, and react calmly under stressful conditions.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Able to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, families, and co-workers.
  • Ability to problem solve to adapt standard clinical procedures to the individual client's need.

(EOE DFW)

8/8/17



Job :

Imaging & Radiology

Primary Location :

Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

Department :

RADIOLOGY ULTRASOUND-2100-721005

Job Status


:Pool
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