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COMPLETE Ultrasound Technologist | Canonsburg Hospital - Canonsburg PA, 15317, 100 Medical Blvd

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Type

Full Time

Salary

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Work from home

No

Weekly Working Hours

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Positions

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Working Location

Canonsburg PA, 100 Medical Blvd, Canonsburg, United States   [ View map ]

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

This full time position will work daytime hours with Saturday rotations and weekend/holiday on call responsibilities.

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

This job performs prescribed Sonography procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment and initiative.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results. (50%)
  • Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation. (20%)
  • When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate. (15%)
  • Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary. (15%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year of relevant experience and/or education as determined by the company in lieu of associate’s degree
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) or Sonography-RT(S) or Vascular Sonography- RT(VS) certification and registration via the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or Breast (BS) via the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) earned prior to 2011 or Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) certification via Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) is required within 12 months of hire. Technologists who have been performing ultrasound prior to and continuously since October 1996 AND have been evaluated by a responsible physician to assure competence are not required to obtain certification.  Employees in an Ultrasound role prior to July 1, 2022 who do not have certifications are not required to obtain them. 
  • CPR certification

Preferred

  • Prior sonography experience

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability

Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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    Canonsburg General Hospital
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