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Ultrasound Technologist, M-F 9:30a-6p, Full-Time, $2500 SIGN

at Arkansas Childrens in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

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Time Type:

Full time

Department:

CC014220 Ultrasound

Summary:

Performs quality ultrasound exams and exhibits excellent patient care. Effectively communicates with all ACH staff members and customers. Adheres to all ACH and Radiology Behavioral Standards. This position may be asked to travel periodically to provide ultrasound service at offsite locations.

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Description

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Quality Imaging

Performs diagnostic exams as directed by Radiologist and imaging protocols.

Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of anatomy.

Demonstrates knowledge of common pediatric diseases.

Demonstrates knowledge of ultrasound machine and transducer choice for exam.

Reports malfunctioning equipment to supervisor.

Demonstrates knowledge of picture archiving and communication systems (PACS).

2. Quality Patient Care

Ensures correct patient; diagnosis; and exam.

Demonstrates courtesy by explaining exam to patient and family.

Encourages at least one family member to be present during exams when appropriate.

Demonstrates knowledge of emergency equipment and supplies.

Responds to emergency call backs within recommended time limit.

3. Related Duties

Ensures adequate supplies in exam rooms and work area.

Ensures emergency equipment such as oxygen and suction are available and ready for use.

Adequately prepares room for exams including stocking of supplies and linens and maintaining cleanliness.

Works as a team player by demonstrating team support in interactions with co-workers.

Ensures work areas are ready for inspections by regulatory agencies.

4. Continuing Education and professional development

Stays current on new developments in Ultrasound.

Attends available courses for personal and professional development.

Attends 80% departmental meetings.

5. Hospital and Departmental Policy and Procedures

Complies with Arkansas State Health Department and Joint Commission rules and regulations.

Practices universal precautions per OSHA standards.

Adheres to ACH mission statement and ACH/Radiology service and behavior standards.

Familiar with all hospital emergency procedures.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Required – Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college program or technical school or nursing diploma – Field of Study: Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Successful completion of an associate’s degree or equivalent from a nationally accredited sonography program. Current employees must achieve certification requirements by December 31st, 2020. )

Preferred – Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university – Field of Study: Diagnostic Medical Sonography

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Preferred – 1 years pediatric medical sonography experience preferred

Preferred – 1 years medical sonography experience preferred

CERTIFICATION / LICENSE / REGISTRY REQUIREMENTS

Required – Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Abdomen (AB) (Registry)or Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Obstetrics\Gynecology (OB\GYN) (Registry)or Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT), Vascular Technology (VT) (Registry) (Candidate must possesss at time of hire)

Required – Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Pediatric Sonography (PS) (Registry) (needed within 2 years of hire date)

Preferred – Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Abdomen (AB) (Registry)

Preferred – Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Obstetrics\Gynecology (OB\GYN) (Registry)

Preferred – Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT), Vascular Technology (VT) (Registry)

SKILL REQUIREMENTS

Required – Computer data entry.

Required – Self Motivated / work independently.

Required – Good communication and organizational skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight-Up to 50 pounds(Manage safely with assistance of equipment or another person)-Frequently

Noise Level-Noise Level-Moderate

Physical Activity-Climb or balance-Occasionally

Physical Activity-Reach with hands and arms-Regularly

Physical Activity-Sit-Occasionally

Physical Activity-Stand-Frequently

Physical Activity-Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, or bend-Occasionally

Physical Activity-Talk or hear-Regularly

Physical Activity-Use hands to touch, handle, or feel-Regularly

Physical Activity-Walk-Occasionally

Physical Environment-Blood or bodily fluid-Occasionally

Physical Environment-Infectious disease-Frequently

Physical Environment-Inside Office Environment / conditions-Regularly

Physical Environment-Toxic or caustic chemicals-Occasionally

Safety Sensitivity-This position has been designated as safety sensitive.-Required

Arkansas Children’s is the only health system in the state solely dedicated to caring for children, which allows our organization to uniquely shape the landscape of pediatric care in Arkansas. Our system includes two hospitals, a pediatric research institute, a foundation, and several clinics across the state. For more than a century, Arkansas Children’s has continuously evolved to meet the unique needs of the children of Arkansas and beyond.

Our team members are focused on fulfilling a promise to define and deliver unprecedented child health. We are also united by a mission: We champion children to make them better today and healthier tomorrow.

Arkansas Children’s Hospital is among the elite 6 percent of hospitals globally that have Magnet Status (https://www.archildrens.org/about-us/magnet-recognition) . Our health system includes a 336-bed hospital in Little Rock with the state’s only pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center, burn center, Level 4 neonatal intensive care and pediatric intensive care, a research institute, and nationally recognized transport service. We are nationally ranked by U.S. News World Report in four specialties: (2021-2022): Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Nephrology, Pulmonology and Urology.

A sister campus, Arkansas Children’s Northwest, opened in February 2018, bringing 233,613 square feet of inpatient beds, emergency care, clinic rooms and diagnostic services to children in that corner of the state.

Generous philanthropic and volunteer engagement has sustained Arkansas Children’s since it began as an orphanage in 1912, and today ensures the system can deliver on its promise of unprecedented child health.

Arkansas Children’s provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws. Further, Arkansas Children’s will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

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Job Posting: JC193608728

Posted On: Sep 30, 2021

Updated On: Dec 09, 2021