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Ultrasound Tech in Olympia, WA at Capital Medical Center

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary: Performs ultrasound studies under the supervision of the Ultrasound Lead Tech, Chief Tech, and Director of Imaging Services for our patients in designated time frame. Follows policies and procedures of Capital Medical Center to provide patient care activities and related non-professional services in caring for personal needs and comfort of patients and families. Recognizes and reports patient needs to create a safe and comfortable patient care environment.

Job Requirements

Position Qualifications:
1. Ability to meet minimum hospital hiring standards
2. Completion of an accredited Diagnostic Ultrasound Program
3. Eligible for Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) credential, Register within 6 months of hire
4. Registered with Abdomen (AB) credential within 6 months
5. Obstetrics & Gynecology (OBGYN) credential within 12 months of hire
6. AHA Healthcare BLS

Essential Job Functions*:
1. Possess knowledge and skill with all ultrasound machines .Carries out all routine/emergency ultrasound procedure protocols as written with accuracy and proficiency, and produces results within established turn-around parameters.
2. Demonstrates competency in pre-procedural patient assessment, i.e. screening questionnaires, consents (when indicated), and exam verification. Checks armbands to ensure correct identity of the patient.
3. Explains procedure to the patient to give a feeling of comfort and reassurance. Positions patient for optimal examination and comfort.
4. Recognizes emergency situations, initiates code procedures, administers first aid/CPR when appropriate.
5. Proficient in the use of the Medi-Tech System. Proficient in the use of the PACS system.
6. Maintains cleanliness and organization of the ultrasound room. Maintains appropriate supply levels in all rooms. Able to trouble shoot equipment, communicate to supervisor, and call service when needed.
7. Completes all appropriate clerical functions associated with each exam.
8. Participates in on-call rotation as needed, response time in accordance with departmental policy.

Essential Physical, Mental and/or Environmental Working Conditions:
1. Must be able to meet the physical/mental demands of position with or without accommodation. See checklist (page 2) for specific physical, mental and environmental working conditions.
2. Must be able to utilize good judgment, demonstrate patience, and maintain a professional demeanor at all times.
3. Must be able to work in a busy and stressful environment.