• Ultrasound Technologist, Registry

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/22/2018 4:25 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-13920
    Benefits Eligible
    No
    Shift
    Rotate
    Type
    Part-Time Under 20 Hours
    CBA Code
    Non-Union
  • Job Description

    Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:
    Ultrasound Technologist

     

    Department: 377620 – ULTRA SOUND

    Shift: Registry 

    Job Summary:

    Performs Ultrasound and related procedures to demonstrate sectional anatomic images for interpretation by or at the request of a licensed practitioner. The technologist will provide appropriate patient care and recognize patient’s conditions essential for successful completion of the procedures. The services are provided in accordance with industry standards, department protocols and hospital policies and procedures.

     

     

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Performs ultrasound procedures selecting proper technical equipment settings and images in proper sequence according to set protocols established by the Department of Radiology
    • Follows directives of the Imaging Team Lead to perform high quality imaging studies
    • Consults with the team lead when necessary to verify request for procedures to determine the appropriate procedure protocol and method of application
    • Appropriately employs imaging systems, accessory devices, and patient positioning techniques to generate quality images
    • Cares for the patient throughout the procedure according to department and hospital standards of patient care and age-specific sensitivities
    • Participates in lifting and transporting patients to and from department when necessary
    • Evaluates the resultant images in comparison with industry standards and takes corrective action, if needed
    • Refers to appropriate reference materials for clarification when needed and consults with Imaging Team Lead when assistance is necessary
    • Provides patient education prior to, during and subsequent to the procedure in order to reduce the patient’s anxiety and enhance his comfort zone with and tolerance of the procedure
    • Utilizes Radiology information systems in accordance with current guidelines and protocols
    • Documents imaging procedures manually and/or electronically to insure correct charging, and patient and film file tracking
    • Performs other duties assigned by Imaging Team Lead and Department Manager

    Qualifications

    • Satisfactory completion of formal Ultrasound training program through an accredited school
    • 2 years Ultrasound experience in abdominal, small parts, pediatric and vascular exams preferred
    • Effective communication skills and excellent patient care skills required
    • Handle high pressure, fast paced work environment
    • Excellent team work
    • Ability to work independently on call  

    Licenses/Certifications 

    • Current registry by ARDMS in Abdominal Imaging
    • CPR and BLS training required

     

    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion

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    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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