PRN Ultrasound Technologist

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18th Street
Hoxie, Kansas
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Description

Sheridan County Health Complex is currently accepting applications for a PRN Ultrasound Technologist.  Essential duties and responsibilities listed below.  For a full job description or more information, please email smoss@schcmed.com or call (785) 677-4148.  Sheridan County Health Complex's mission is to excel at providing quality healthcare close to home and offers good pay and excellent benefit package including:

* Health/Dental/Prescription/Vision Insurance
* Life/AD&D/Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
* On Site Wellness/Fitness Center
* PTO/EIB Accrual
* Pension Retirement
* AFLAC Supplemental Benefits
* Flexible Spending/Child Care Accounts.

Apply online at www.schcmed.com or submit a resume and references via email to smoss@schcmed.com

SCHC is an equal opportunity employer.

Summary

Performs a variety of imaging procedures and is responsible for patient safety protocols.  Functions as the first line interface with patients in the successful accomplishment of their imaging needs.  Also responsible for cleaning and disinfecting equipment and work areas.  Greets patients, sets up appointments, and gives patients the proper patient examination prep.  Participates in quality improvement activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing treatment and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric shock, burns and extraneous radiation to patients.

Responsible for safe handling of equipment, cassettes, and films.

Instructs and prepares patients for examinations.

Able to assess patient pain interfering with imaging procedure and makes appropriate provider contact for intervention if needed.

Selects appropriate equipment to use for procedure.

Determines most suitable anatomical posture and positions and shields patients accordingly.

Practices medical and surgical aseptic procedures.

Follows standard precautions at all times.

Assists in maintaining basic records and reports and in maintaining files.

Assists in training of ancillary personnel.

Interacts professionally with patients and families.

Completes all work before clocking out and leaving.  This includes checking with the charge nurse and/or provider on call backs.

Provides care appropriate to condition and age of patient, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and the general population.

Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/healthcare errors.

Maintains proper consent forms needed for each imaging examination.

Makes correct appointments for daily patient workload and maintains the daily patient schedule.

Transports patients to and from the Imaging Services Department.

Maintain proper quality assurance on the different machines.

Responsible for correctly charging out and documenting all patient exams in the Electronic Medical Record.

Able to perform some or all examinations within the Imaging Department; X-Ray, Computed Tomography (CT), Bone Density (DEXA). Electrocardiogram (EKG), Holter Monitors, and Ultrasound.  May also assist with or perform any other examinations/modalities offered by SCHC.

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