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Ultrasound Technologist, Radiology (PRN)

Southeast Georgia Health System - Brunswick, Georgia
Monday, January 07, 2019
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Southeast Georgia Health System has an opportunity for an Ultrasound Technologist to join our Radiology team!

Summary: Responsible for providing direct care to all patients as a Sonographer. Responsible for the imaging procedure and safety of each patient assigned All team members of Southeast Georgia Health System will promote a culture of safety, follow established policies, and adhere to all state and federal regulatory requirements, Joint Commission requirements, and national patient safety standards.

The Ultrasound Technologist performs the following essential responsibilities:

* Continually strives to make the best use of time during assigned shift through careful coordination of daily tasks.
* Performs sonographic scanning per established protocols and procedures. Consults with the Radiologists for any clinical deviations concerning patient care/scan protocol.
* Promotes patient safety through proper sterilization procedures and maintenance of the intra-cavity scanning probes.
* Coordinates and assists in transportation of the patient from the nursing floors to the department and ensures the availability of applicable support personnel (nursing, respiratory, anesthesiology, and physician) in order to expedite the procedure.
* Remains abreast of new procedures, equipment and methods along with participation in their evaluation and application.
* Performs all other duties as assigned.

The ideal Ultrasound Technologist candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:

* Graduate of an ARRT approved program or an Ultrasound approved program. In addition, must be ARDMS (American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers) or ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) ultrasound registered or ultrasound registry eligible.
* 1 year experience within Ultrasound preferred.
* ARDMS and ARRT Ultrasound registry or Ultrasound registry eligible. All new team members must be registered within one year of hire date or transfer.
* Imaging skills as defined by their modality and annual clinical based competency assessment. Must be able to read, write and follow oral and written instructions.
* Demonstrates patient confidentiality, sound judgment and positive interpersonal skills.
* Medical terminology, computer skills, and excellent public relations skills required. Must be prompt, courteous and well spoken to all.

Service Excellence: All team members of Southeast Georgia Health System will promote service excellence by developing and maintaining positive relationships with customers, other team members, and the medical staff and will ensure the highest quality of care by performing their responsibilities according to the highest professional standards.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or national origin. EOE/AA: M/F/D/V

Job Type: .10
Hours: Days & Call
Location: Brunswick, GA - Georgia

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