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The Ultrasonographer performs ultrasound examinations to assist in the diagnosis or treatment of disease; follows standards set forth by the ARDMS. Performs imaging and related procedures in the following areas; Abdomen, OB/Gyn and small parts. The Ultrasonographer demonstrates knowledge of the human structure and functions, principles of sonic energy. Applies appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure. Follows all established Ultrasound, Radiology and Hospital Policies and Procedures and is proficient exams both within and outside of the Department.
Knowledge & Skills
Interacts daily with patients, visitors, physicians and other healthcare employees. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability
to work independently with minimal supervision required. Ability to prioritize and perform multiple exams/exam types. Uses complex scanners and
computer equipment. Handles confidential information daily.Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA's and St. David's "Patients
First" safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.Education
Required: Graduate of an accredited school of diagnostic ultrasound
Required: Preferred: 1-2 years of post-graduate experience as an ultrasonographer, including Abdominal, OB/GYN, Vascular and Small Parts
Required: ARDMS registry eligible upon hire; registered within 6 months of hire; Vascular Registered within 1 year of hire; Basic CPR certification
Position Summary:According to unit and hospital policies and procedures, the Cardiology Sonographer I is responsible for the performance of non-invasive cardiovascular procedures of adult echocardiography for the performance of non-invasive vascular procedures including but not limited to carotid, venous, renal, and arterial doppler procedures. This position works closely with other healthcare team members to facilitate exceptional patient care and efficient completion of diagnostic studies while also promoting optimal unit operations. The Sonographer I adheres to the customer service standards while maintaining a clean, efficient, and safe work environment.
Knowledge & Skills:
1. Utilize open, professional communication (verbal, non-verbal, and written) to directly interact with physicians, patients, guests, and other health team members.
2. Make decisions of moderate difficulty that reflect both knowledge and good judgement.
3. Handle confidential information regarding patient activities.
4. Demonstrate an effective working knowledge of all equipment used in Cardiology and related to their job functions.
5. Demonstrate competency in arrhythmia interpretation.
6. Participate in budget control.
7. Perform complete 2-dimensional, color flow, and Spectral Doppler exams according to protocol.
8. Notifies physicians of any positive findings that need attention prior to patients release.
9. Provides preliminary measurements and interpretations of examinations.
10. Performs necessary equipment checks and QC procedure and reports equipment malfunctions to supervisor. Maintains adequate supply of materials for vascular lab.
11. Assists in scheduling of patients. Works in additional patients. Makes scheduling aware of cancellations or optimize examination availability.
12. Reviews and revised lab protocol to maintain a high level of efficiency. Recommends change to supervisor.
13. Attends required staff meetings and correlations conferences.
14. Reviews performance and ensures compliance with accreditation, legal and other regulatory requirements.
15. Performs other duties as assigned
Position Summary:Under Direct Supervision of the Medical Director of Radiology and the Department Director, and according to policies and procedures, the Women’s Health technologist performs breast imaging and interventional breast procedures with radiologist and surgeons.
Knowledge & Skills:Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA’s and St. David’s “patients First” safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures. Written and verbal communication skills adequate for performance of the position.Education and Experience:Required:Graduation from AMA approval program in Radiology Technology.
Minimum two years experience in an acute care setting as an x-ray technologist and one year experience as a mammographer.Credentials:Required: ARRT certification as an x-ray technologist in mammography. Possesses Texas Department of Health License. Current certification as a BLS Course C or D provider.
Position Description:Provides health care services applying x-ray energy and computer processing techniques to assist in diagnostic or treatment. Performs computed tomography and related procedures to demonstrate sectional anatomic images for interpretation by, or at the request of a licensed practitioner. Exercises professional judgement in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complementary to medical ethics. Provides appropriate patient care and recognizes patient's conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Has frequent contact with patients, visitors, and families. Daily interaction with other departments. Operates and assists in maintaining high technology CT systems. Handles confidential patient medical records information. Maintains high standards of patient care. Operates H.I.S. computer terminals. Participates in P.I. process as necessary. Patients cared for will range in lifespan from infant to geriatric. Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA’s and St. David’s "Patients First" safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.Education and Experience:Required: Graduate from a school of Radiologic Technology approved by the American Medical Association. Experience performing full array of CT procedures on a multi-slice scanner and post-image processing.
Preferred: 1 year experience as a CT technologist, Advanced registry in Computed Tomography. 5 years in an acute care facility. Multi-modality a plus. Flexibility in schedule. Workstation & telerad experience.Licenses and Certifications:Required: American Registry Radiologic Technologists, TDH License, and AHA BLS certified