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Ultrasound Tech (US Tech) High Risk Maternity PRN

Location:
Youngstown, OH
Company:
Bon Secours Mercy Health

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Summary
Under the direction of Radiology leadership, the Ultrasound tech performs duties directly involved with a variety of technical procedures in the use of ultrasound for the diagnosis of disease or pathology. Must use various ultrasound modalities dependent on the type of anatomy being examined. Must become proficient in recognizing cross-sectional anatomy and understanding of related technology. Demonstrates favorable guest relations and continues to promote values of the hospital in daily work performance. May also perform other related patient care duties.
Essential Functions
· Prepares equipment and scanning area for patient procedures. May transport or escort patients to and from ultrasound area. May perform clerical and technical related duties as it pertains to retrieving previous exams.
· Positions the transducer probe per protocols of anatomy. Manipulates equipment controls to obtain maximum resolution of ultrasound frequency per protocols and during procedures. Obtains scan in various required angles and positions. Records scans on hard copy cd if need be and presents to the radiologist for approval when applicable.
· Practices sterile techniques and prevents cross-contamination. Checks equipment, accessories, and supplies. Keeps areas stocked at all times and room clean. Technologist cleans equipment per departmental policy and after each patient use.
· Cooperates with all personnel in the proper conduct of the department. Maintains ethical relationships. May be requested to assist in the development of techniques for procedures. May assist in the use of a variety of equipment and procedures not routinely employed. Assist others in the department, requests assistance when necessary and demonstrates a team approach to patient care. Assist in developing the skills of students, trainees, or residents. Pediatric experience is a +.
· Will be available for rotating emergency call, while also possibly being asked to cover at other facilities within the Mercy Health Youngstown market.
· Delivers on our Promise by always demonstrating excellent patient experience behaviors. Always conveys compassion and respect for the patient/customer and co-worker. Consistently delivers the best service experience utilizing the 5 Foot/10 Foot rule, Messages of Caring Out Loud, AIDET, I- care, and other Mercy Health customer experience tools and behaviors. (Note: Failure to perform satisfactorily in this essential function will block incumbent from a satisfactory performance evaluation rating.
Education
Required: 2 year Associates Degree major: Radiologic Sciences/Ultrasound/ experience in Perinatology
Licensure
Required: Certified in ultrasonic technology by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. BLS certification
Qualifications
At least one full year of full-time experience in clinical radiologic technology including didactic experience equivalent to the curriculum recommended by the American Society of Radiologic Technology or satisfactory completion of another imaging training program or one year clinical experiences in another imaging modality.
Additional Job Description
Position will require call at Labor and Delivery, travel between offices and hospitals as needed per census. US Sonography - OB required and Fetal Echo preferred. 3 years' experience preferred.
Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We'll also reward your hard work with:
- Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
- Prescription drug coverage
- Flexible spending accounts
- Life insurance w/AD&D
- An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
- Paid time off
- Educational Assistance
- And much more
S* *cheduled Weekly Hours:
0.01
Work Shift:
Days/Evenings (United States of America)
Department:
Maternal Fetal Medicine OP Clinic
All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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