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Ultrasound Technician

Posted: Aug 3, 2022 Beebe Healthcare
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Contact Name: Christy Duda
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Facility: Beebe Healthcare
Location: Lewes, Delaware
USA
Degree: AS
Compensation:
Perm/Temp: Perm
Workload: Full Time
Supervisory Exp.: No
Certifications:
Position Type:
  • Hospital
Skills:
  • Sonography - Ultrasound
Date Posted: 08/03/2022
Contact Information
Job Number:
Contact Name: Christy Duda
Company: Beebe Healthcare
Agency: No
Phone:
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Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, DE

*** Please note Beebe Healthcare Main Campus is located in Lewes, DE with other locations within a 22-mile radius ***

Performs diagnostic medical sonograms in accordance with the established professional and departmental standards and procedures. Sonographer working on a PER DIEM basis with responsibility to cover On-Call Duty in rotation with full and part time staff. In order to be considered for the position, please visit our website www.beebehealthcare.orgto fill out an application.

Requirements:

  • One year of previous experience in the hospital setting preferred.Ability to lift patients up to 50lbs.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews consultation request, checking for special instructions from requesting physician and consults with the Radiologist as necessary.
  • Completes all departmental processes for resulting and documentation of exams.
  • Pleasantly greets patients, confirming their identification and introducing yourself.
  • Completely explains examination procedure to the patient and their family if present.
  • Demonstrates a complete working knowledge of all equipment located within the Ultrasound department.
  • Performs all routine diagnostic and ultrasound procedures according to established protocols.
  • Assists the Radiologist with US guided biopsies/drainages.
  • Verifies that patient has consented to the procedure and fully understands risks, benefits, alternatives and follow-up.
  • Assures exam pre-requisites are completed prior to appointment.
  • Evaluates lab values, as required, prior to beginning interventional procedures.
  • Ensures appropriate storage and ordering of supplies for the Ultrasound area.
  • Monitors and reports supplies in shortage and special order items.
  • Performs visual preventive safety inspections and conducts daily quality assurance tests on the Ultrasound Scan equipment.
  • Identifies any problems and communicates to immediate supervisor.
  • Evaluates the scans for technical quality.
  • Demonstrates anatomy under investigation through proper positioning.
  • Assures access to care by adding on exams whenever possible or finding an alternative when not possible.
  • Verifies correct order entry and supply charging.
  • Maintains Joint Commission standards and ACR accreditation.
  • PAC scans all patient related forms and information.
  • Follows the department Code of Conduct.
  • Recognizes emergency situations, initiates code procedures and administers first aid or CPR as needed.

Credentials - Essential:

  • ARDMS-RDMS - Registered Diag Medical Sonographer
  • BLS - Basic Life Saving certification

Competencies and Skills - Essential:

  • Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal
  • Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members
  • Able To Withstand Crisis Situations
  • Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors
  • Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records

Education - Essential:

  • Associates Degree in related field
  • Radiologic Technology

Our employees play a pivotal role in our continued success. Attracting and retaining the best healthcare professionals is Beebe Healthcare's top priority. We offer an excellent patient-focused environment, exciting career opportunities, and leading-edge technology with supportive, progressive leadership. Joining Beebe Healthcare means joining an exciting healthcare team that is deeply committed to the community. Join us to take advantage of our excellent benefits and compensation package.

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424 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE 19958

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