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Ultrasound Technologist

2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 10199
Date Posted: Aug 29, 2022

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Job Description

Description

$5,000 Signing Bonus

About NHRMC

NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Radiology - Ultrasound

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 1.000000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: 10HR DAY - Most of shift between 7A-7P

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

What You'll Do

Summary:

The IP Tech works under the supervision of the ultrasound Coordinator and Manager, Radiology Operations. Performs Ultrasound procedures ordered by a physician to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of neonate (0-28 days), infant (1-12 months), children (1-12 years), adolescent (13-17 years), adult (18-72 years) and geriatric (72+ years) patients. 

Responsibilities:

1.Performs diagnostic ultrasound procedures and invasive ultrasound guided procedures.

2.Completes examinations by documenting all appropriate procedural related information.

3.Assume Charge Technologists role as needed and when assigned.

4.Assists with training and teaching of students in the ultrasound department.

5.Provides for patient’s physical and emotional needs in a wide variety of circumstances.

6.Transports patients as needed for all sections of the Radiology Department.

7.Responsible for assigned shifts to include participating in the holiday rotation, on call schedule and storm team.

8.Performs/Documents QA and QC based on ultrasound protocols. Discuss outcomes with ultrasound Coordinator or Manager as needed.

9.Tag equipment in need of repair and reach out to Biomed as needed.

10.Work closely and professionally with Radiologists, Physicians Assistant’s (PAs) and other Technologists. Consults with Radiologists or Physicians Assistant’s (PAs) when problems or questions arise with patient procedures.

11.Serves in a recommending role for hiring personnel.

12.Follow up-to-date scan protocols as indicated by ACR guidelines.

13.Promotes new and innovative ideas that could provide for better customer service or improved workflow.

14.Interact with other areas of the Radiology Department in order to provide optimal patient care.

15.Monitor supplies in the ultrasound department to ensure ordering is done in a timely manner.Assist with putting away supplies and rotating stock as appropriate.

16.Check Trophon logs routinely for missing information and assist with collecting logs for Coordinator at the end of the month.

17.Help prepare for ACR and other accreditation surveys at NHRMC.

18.Attend committee meetings and collaborate on and/or lead projects when needed.

19.Effectively demonstrates the mission, vision, and values of the medical center on a daily basis.

20.This job code can also be used by CHA Perinatal Sonographers when they care clocked into department 6720 at the main campus hospital. 

Position Requirements

Credentials:
Essential:
* Reg Diag Med Sonographer

Education:
Essential:
* Associate Degree

Other information:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Completion of a two-year degree in an approved sonography program or work experience recommended by the approved licensing agency.

Licensure / Certifications: American Heart Association HS (Heart Saver) required: Some departments have additional advanced CPR requirements as listed on staff annual education record. Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Must maintain and be in good standing with the accrediting body for the specialty registry within one year of employment.

Experience: One to two years ultrasound experience preferred, but not required.

Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence. 

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications.

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

Keywords: Ultrasound Tech, Ultrasound Technologist, Sonographer, Novant Health, New Hanover Regional Medical Center

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