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Ultrasonographer - Radiology Ultrasound - FT - Day

Company: Stormont-Vail HealthCare
Location: Topeka
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Schedule:Full time - 36 hours/week or greaterShift:First Shift (Days - Less than 12 hours per shift) (United States of America)Weekly Work Schedule:M-F 8a-5pJob InformationExemption Status: Non-ExemptA Brief OverviewThe Diagnostic Medical Sonographer is responsible for producing two-dimensional and three-dimensional ultrasonic recordings of internal structures, analyzing hemodynamics, and communicating findings to the interpreting physician to assist with the diagnosis of the patient.Education QualificationsCompletion of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program through an accredited organization or on the job training in ultrasound that led to registry. RequiredExperience QualificationsExperience utilizing imaging equipment. Required2 years Experience in a hospital or clinical setting. PreferredCustomer service experience PreferredLicenses and CertificationsRegistry Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - ARDMS ARRT Sonography (S) also accepted. Required orSonography - ARRT Sonography through CCI is also accepted. RequiredBasic Life Support - BLS Required within 90 days of hire.What you will doPerforms diagnostic ultrasound examinations using sonographic skills to identify, document, and adapt examinations as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, and diagnostic criteria.Uses independent judgment during the ultrasound exam to accurately obtain diagnostic images necessary to differentiate between normal and pathologic findings and communicates findings to the interpreting radiologist.Assumes responsibility for the safety, mental, and physical comfort of patients. Introduces self to patient, properly identifies patient utilizing two identifiers, and explains the ultrasound examination being performed.Selects proper imaging transducer and equipment and operates effectively, efficiently, and safely. Selects and adds correct associated examination charges as needed. Coordinates examinations by priority while efficiently performing exams in a sequence which minimizes the patient's stay in the hospital.Demonstrates knowledge of proper low-level and high-level disinfections process and performs necessary cleaning and disinfection process of all equipment as required by hospital protocol.Responsible for completion of mandatory educational assignments and competencies as assigned by manager.Participates in training of colleagues and sonography students as directed.Rotating call is a requirement of the position.Displays a professional appearance.Contributes to a team atmosphere by demonstrating excellent communication skills, taking initiative to perform needed task, and being flexible to go beyond normal expectations to meet the needs of others.Willingly accepts various work assignments. Is accountable and responsible for own actions and decisions.Demonstrates an openness to change through suggestions and constructive feedback.Maintains CMEs for certification and registries and seeks opportunities to improve knowledge base by attending departmental meetings, in-services, and other educational activities.Travel Requirements20% Travel to satellite locations as necessary.Required for All JobsComplies with all policies, standards, mandatory training and requirements of Stormont Vail HealthPerforms other duties as assignedPatient Facing OptionsPosition is Patient FacingRemote Work GuidelinesWorkspace is a quiet and distraction-free allowing the ability to comply with all security and privacy standards.Stable access to electricity and a minimum of 25mb upload and internet speed.Dedicate full attention to the job duties and communication with others during working hours.Adhere to break and attendance schedules agreed upon with supervisor.Abide by Stormont Vail's Remote Worker Policy and will review and acknowledge the Remote Work Agreement annually.Remote Work CapabilityOn-Site; No RemoteScopeNo Supervisory ResponsibilityNo Budget Responsibility No Budget ResponsibilityPhysical DemandsBalancing: Occasionally 1-3 HoursCarrying: Occasionally 1-3 HoursClimbing (Ladders): Rarely less than 1 hourClimbing (Stairs): Rarely less than 1 hourCrawling: Rarely less than 1 hourCrouching: Occasionally 1-3 HoursDriving (Automatic): Rarely less than 1 hourDriving (Standard): Rarely less than 1 hourEye/Hand/Foot Coordination: Frequently 3-5 HoursFeeling: Occasionally 1-3 HoursGrasping (Fine Motor): Frequently 3-5 HoursGrasping (Gross Hand): Frequently 3-5 HoursHandling: Occasionally 1-3 HoursHearing: Occasionally 1-3 HoursKneeling: Rarely less than 1 hourLifting: Frequently 3-5 Hours up to 50 lbsOperate Foot Controls: Occasionally 1-3 HoursPulling: Frequently 3-5 Hours up to 25 lbsPushing: Frequently 3-5 Hours up to 25 lbsReaching (Forward): Frequently 3-5 Hours up to 25 lbsReaching (Overhead): Frequently 3-5 Hours up to 25 lbsRepetitive Motions: Frequently 3-5 HoursSitting: Frequently 3-5 HoursStanding: Occasionally 1-3 HoursStooping: Occasionally 1-3 HoursTalking: Occasionally 1-3 HoursWalking: Occasionally 1-3 HoursPhysical Demand Comments:The vision requirements include depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Working ConditionsBurn: Rarely less than 1 hourChemical: Rarely less than 1 hourCombative Patients: Occasionally 1-3 HoursDusts: Rarely less than 1 hourElectrical: Occasionally 1-3 HoursExplosive: Rarely less than 1 hourExtreme Temperatures: Rarely less than 1 hourInfectious Diseases: Occasionally 1-3 HoursMechanical: Rarely less than 1 hourNeedle Stick: Rarely less than 1 hourNoise/Sounds: Occasionally 1-3 HoursOther Atmospheric Conditions: Rarely less than 1 hourPoor Ventilation, Fumes and/or Gases: Rarely less than 1 hourRadiant Energy: Rarely less than 1 hourRisk of Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids: Occasionally 1-3 HoursRisk of Exposure to Hazardous Drugs: Rarely less than 1 hourHazards (other): Rarely less than 1 hourVibration: Rarely less than 1 hourWet and/or Humid: Rarely less than 1 hourStormont Vail is an equal opportunity employer and adheres to the philosophy and practice of providing equal opportunities for all employees and prospective employees, without regard to the following classifications: race, color, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, uniformed service, disability or genetic information. This applies to all aspects of employment practices including hiring, firing, pay, benefits, promotions, lateral movements, job training, and any other terms or conditions of employment.Retaliation is prohibited against any person who files a claim of discrimination, participates in a discrimination investigation, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment act based upon the above classifications.

Keywords: Stormont-Vail HealthCare, Topeka , Ultrasonographer - Radiology Ultrasound - FT - Day, Healthcare , Topeka, Kansas

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