Catholic Health Initiatives Sonographer I, Medical Center Jewish East in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Sonographer I, Medical Center Jewish East

Description

Days, Full Time

Performs

diagnostic and vascular procedures on patients using ultrasound waves to

examine tissue and body structures. Obtains patient history, explains routine procedures

and addresses patient concerns. Responsible for maintaining patient record and

files. Performs all ultrasound

techniques and examinations, abdominal scans, retroperitoneal scans, limited

obstetric and gynecological scans, and a variety of tests to include, but not

limited to, carotid imaging, peripheral plethysmography, doppler wave form,

segmental pressure, venous imaging, and thoracic outlet studies.

Essential Functions

  1. Demonstrates the

knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the

patients served.

  1. Performs procedures to

ensure quality patient care in accordance with Radiologist’s expectations and

protocols.

  1. Displays knowledge and

complies with the National Patient Safety goals.

  1. Supports and reports

any identified compliance matters.

  1. Participates in

hospital and department quality assurance programs to ensure safety and

satisfaction.

  1. Maintains professional

development and education for technical competency.

  1. Uses standard

precautions, PPE, at all times.

  1. Maintains regulatory

compliance and licensure for current position.

  1. Attends all KYOne

Health required educational programs as well as all Learn modules.

  1. Contributes to the

efficient operation and monitoring of the department and utilizes our resources

efficiently.

  1. Demonstrates complete

working knowledge of equipment within assigned area.

  1. Knowledge and performance

of the Code of Conduct Standards.

Qualifications

Education /Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

  • Graduate from a school accredited of

Radiologic Technology, OR Graduate of AMA Accredited Sonography Program, OR

Graduate of accredited School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography and/or

equivalent clinical experience.

  • Certification by the American Registry

of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in

Sonography (S) within in 1 year of employment OR, Certified by the American

Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) within one year of employment,

OR Registered Vascular Technician within 12 months (For ARDMS/ARRT must pass

physics exam within 90 days of hire date),

  • State of Kentucky

License, if applicable

  • One specialty area

required (i.e. abdomen, vascular, OBGYN)

BLS within 30 days of employment.

Experience(required and preferred):

Previous experience preferred.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-JH MED CTR EAST 3920 DUTCHMANS LN

Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0163673

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.