Ultrasonographer PRN

  • Spartanburg, SC
  • Spartanburg Medical Center
  • RADIOLOGY ULTRASOUND
  • Per Diem - Days (weekends as needed) - 7:00AM-4:00PM and as needed
  • Professional/Technical
  • Job Grade 024
  • Req #: 34077
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Summary

Position Summary

 

The Ultrasonographer performs a variety of specialized technical tasks utilizing high frequency ultrasound waves to assist with the detection of anatomical abnormalities.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Education         

  • Accredited two-year Allied Health/Nursing Degree or Bachelor of science degree and successful completion of a recognized and accredited program in Ultrasound Technology

Experience        

  • N/A

License/Registration/Certifications        

  • Currently Registered ARDMS in physics and at least one specialty (abdomen or pelvis)
  • Active membership in ARDMS
  • BLS Certification
  • CCI certification

 

Preferred Requirements

 

Preferred Experience    

  • 18 months experience in Abdomen, Vascular, Ob/Gyn and small parts sonography

 

Core Job Responsibilities

 

  • Perform a variety of complex specialized tasks utilizing ultrasonic high frequency sound waves to detect abnormalities including masses, abscesses, and stones. Assist physicians with biopsy procedures.
  • Perform ultrasound procedures, color doppler vascular examinations, abdominal studies and color-flow ultrasound, Ob-Gyn procedures as required maintaining patient records and documentation.
  • Positively responds and implements change when needed and has good decision-making skills.
  • Assists with quality control and maintenance of all equipment in the area
  • Properly utilize accessory equipment such as transducers, cleaning systems, warmers, scanners, printers, and PACS workstations
  • Prepare patients for procedures, explain procedures to patients. Report changes in patient condition to medical staff. Provide an oral and written summary of preliminary findings to the radiologist. Evaluate quality of exams. Determine if additional sonograms or ultrasound procedures are indicated and discuss with physician.
  • Assists in training of new staff and of students during clinical rotations
  • Consistently communicates with patients, guests, staff and physicians in a positive manner
  • Knowledgeable of compliance and regulatory requirements and adheres to Federal, State, accrediting bodies, and standard practice of care for patients, staff, guests and facilities
  • Rotating call for after hours and weekends
  • Ensure correct charging of procedures and supplies on a daily basis
  • Works as a team member with peers and other departments.  Responds calmly and efficiently to situations.
  • Regularly attend departmental meeting, in-services and actively participate in continuing education activities
  • Other duties as requested by supervisor or manager

Additional Information

Spartanburg Regional is an integrated healthcare system that provides care from birth to hospice. As a a partner with the community for 90 years, we have earned a reputation for technological excellence. With more than 5,600 employees, Spartanburg Regional prides itself in being one of the most recognized healthcare facilities in Upstate South Carolina. A long list of accolades and accomplishments keep our employees proud. We believe the pride and quality in our organization is the result of a focused effort of our staff and resources.
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