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Ultrasound Technologist PRN Kindred Hospital Dayton

at Kindred Healthcare Inc.

Posted: 4/7/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 355768
Keywords: patient

Job Description

Summary:
Produces two dimensional ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by Physician in diagnosis of disease and study of malfunction of organs by performing the following duties.
 
Job Specific
  • Performs ultrasonic diagnostic procedures of specified body areas by properly positioning patients and locating/scanning areas for interpretation as directed by the physician or radiologist. 
  • Explains procedures to patients and/or family members ensuring cooperation and optimum test results and to reduce anxiety. 
  • Develops film using automatic film processing equipment and assembles all necessary patient information (i.e., history and past films/records). Delivers to Radiologist/Physician for interpretation/review  following established procedures. 
  • Prepares or cleans patient rooms by changing linens, stocking supplies, wiping off tables and cleaning equipment, ensuring an efficient and clean working environment. 
  • Assists physicians with such procedures as needle biopsies, renal biopsies, etc. by scanning patient, marking patient's body and determining angle of puncture as requested. 
  • Schedules patients as needed and ensures patients receive adequate service. 
  • Maintain patient information by purging or updating patient film jackets and/or filing reports or film files to ensure accurate patient records. 
  • Maintains ultrasound equipment by performing scheduled cleanings/tests and documents results. Contacts service personnel and notifies supervision of malfunctioning equipment. 
  • Performs other related duties as directed in order to support the achievement of established goals and objectives.


Qualifications

Qualifications:

Education: Satisfactory completion of a formal Ultrasound training program or equivalent training as specified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Licenses/Certification: Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) Registration through the ARDMS (Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers) is preferred.

Experience: 2 years of Ultrasound experience is preferred.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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