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Ultrasound Tech Level 1/Practice | MMG Spec. Vascular Surgery Job

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Date: Oct 4, 2021

Location: Memphis, TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Summary

Operates ultrasound equipment and non-invasive vascular equipment to perform ultrasound and non-invasive vascular examinations.   Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

       High School Diploma

N/A

  • Certification and registration as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer  through ARDMS in one of the following categories: Abdomen, OB/GYN, or Vascular Technology.

 

  • Effective June 1, 2018: New Hires and Current Associates are required to have BLS  Certification.

 

PREFERRED:

Graduate from a CAAHEP or CMA approved ultrasound/vascular technology education program.

N/A

Certification and registration as a Radiologic Technologist (ARRT).

 

SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

N/A

N/A

N/A

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Skill in performing Ultrasound examination in designated area.
  • Ability to understand and prepare complex written materials, such as patient records and technical manuals.
  • Ability to communicate verbally with co-workers, physicians and patients and their families.
  • Ability to work without close supervision and to exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and projects and maintain control of work flow.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Performs Ultrasound examinations as established in the Radiology/Ultrasound Procedure Guide.
  • Provides ongoing patient assessment through observation of patient and records; reports findings accurately and on time.
  • Assists in the development of others through guidance and teaching.
  • Promotes professional practice of all members of the radiological services care team.  Participates in quality monitoring and evaluation activities and maintains measures to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Ensures that equipment performance is optimum, performs appropriate quality control test and adjustments to maximize image quality.
  • Obtains required Continuing Education and Certification necessary for the Ultrasound Lab to maintain accreditation with the Intersocial Commission Accreditation of Vascular Labs (ICAVL) and American Institute Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM).  Seeks out appropriate Continuing Education offerings to enhance technical skills and improve exam quality.
  • Ensures that patient care or department related communications are coordinated among all radiological services team members.
  • Attends and participates in, as a member or chairperson, in departmental committees or group meetings as appointed or assigned.Maintains supply inventory, including film, drugs, and other expendable supplies.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and competent operation of RIS/PACS system within the scope of job position and function.

Physical Requirements

  • Invasive and non-invasive patient contact throughout shift.
  • Possible exposure to patient body fluid as well as hazardous and poisonous materials.
  • Ability to react quickly in emergency situations.
  • Ability to read, write and communicate both orally and written to other individuals.
  • Normal vision, including color vision.
  • Ability to push and pull up to 150 lbs. periodically throughout shift.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. periodically throughout shift.
  • Ability to stand, walk, climb stairs, sit in one place, squat and kneel periodically throughout shift.
  • Ability to reach, bend, and twist periodically throughout shift.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • Must have good use of hands and feet together for repetitive, coordinated motions.
  • Must have good use of hands for gripping and squeezing, as well as repetitive hand and wrist motion.
  • Must have good hand-eye coordination.
  • Handling and administering narcotics periodically throughout shift.


Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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