ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGIST

  • Henry Community Health
  • New Castle, IN 47362
  • Feb 08, 2020
PRN Medical Imaging Technologist

Job Description

DEPARTMENT:  IMAGING                             JOB TITLE: ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGIST                                                                                                                  BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION:  Works under general supervision in performing a variety of diagnostic ultrasound and general radiology procedures according to departmental protocol as requested by the physician order.  Assists radiologists and physicians as requested.  Ultrasound procedures include abdominal, retroperitoneal, OB/GYN, peripheral vascular doppler scans, other anatomical areas as required, and interventional procedures (i.e., cyst aspirations, biopsies).  Maintains established organization and department policies, procedures, objectives, QA, and safety policies.    QUALIFICATIONS:  Requires a complete understanding of Anatomy, Physiology, Physics, radiation protection, principles of radiographic exposure, a complete understanding of axial anatomy, physiology, and physics of ultrasound, which is normally acquired through completion of an approved program of Medical Radiologic Technology with additional formal training in Ultrasonography Must be registered American Registry of Radiological Technologists (A.R.R.T.) as well as certified as a Diagnostic Radiation Operator by the State of Indiana. Ultrasound certification is preferred One year's experience in Ultrasonography is acceptable in lieu of formal training. In order to qualify for on-the-job training, 2 years hospital Staff Radiological Technologist experience is required. American Heart Association BLS required WORKING HOURS: PRN Hours/Days may vary

Qualifications

Highest Education Level Required: High School or Equivalent Required Licenses And Certificates: AMERICAN REGISTRY OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST AND LICENSED RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST AND BASIC LIFE SUPPORT Optional Licenses And Certificates: AMERICAN REGISTRY FOR DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY (Preferred)

Employment Type

PRN