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Ultrasound Tech

Kannapolis, NC

Posted: 05/24/2024 Job Category : Healthcare Job Number: 1002863 Pay Rate: $2052/week

Job Description


Job Position: Ultrasound Tech

Location: Kannapolis, NC

Pay Rate: $2052/week

Travel Contract Length: 13 weeks.

Shift: 3rd Fri-Sun 7p-7a

Description:

Prioritizes and coordinates ultrasound exams with 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. Essential Functions Examines requests and verifies orders on each assigned patient Assists Radiologist in performance of invasive procedures Evaluates technical quality of exam and develops a superior varied technique for elevated efficiency in the department Supports and contributes to the Patient-Centered Care Philosophy by understanding that every staff member is a Caregiver, whose role is to meet the needs of each patient. Reports malfunctioning equipment to the Assistant Director, Lead Sonographer and/or Engineer. Operates the Radiology computer system to include entering and charging exams and supplies. Maintains assigned work area in a neat and orderly fashion. Assists in keeping the area completely stocked. Adheres to departmental rules and regulations while performing in a professional manner always Physical Requirements Requires moderate to heavy physical efforts in lifting and moving patients, equipment and supplies up to 600 pounds with assistance. Work requires walking, standing, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling and lifting during normal operation. Requires mental skills to read and comprehend patient orders and technical materials. Motor coordination needed to operate heavy and delicate equipment. Intact sense of sight and hearing.

Certified by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (S) required. BLS HCP certification from AHA required. Interpersonal skills required

Graduate of a comprehensive medical diagnostic ultrasound program preferred.


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