• Ultrasound Technician (PRN)

    Job Location US-NV-North Las Vegas
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/23/2018 12:23 PM)
    ID
    2018-6945
    Facility
    Las Vegas (North Las Vegas)
    Type
    PRN
    Shift Type
    PRN
  • About Us

    Emerus and joint venture partner Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican, are excited to introduce community based, patient-centered acute episodic care throughout the greater Las Vegas, Nevada region.  Our state-of-the-art hospitals are fully accredited and provide highly individualized care.  We have created a special place where patients can expect the highest level of care when every second counts.  From the moment a patient walks through the door, a team of exceptional medical professionals take charge, treating patients with speed, compassion and expertise.  With this partnership we are able to expand services to communities in convenient locations with compassionate, efficiency and excellence while maintaining our high standards for quality, safety and service. 

    Position Overview

    The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of imaging procedures, specializing in diagnostic medical ultrasound imaging.  

    Essential Job Functions

    • Provide supportive patient care to assist the nurses and physicians in meeting the needs of individual patients throughout assigned areas
    • Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing treatment and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric shock, burns and extraneous radiation to patients
    • Practice medical and surgical aseptic procedures
    • Assess patient’s understanding of process and informed consent of invasive procedures
    • Perform all quality control checks, as prescribed
    • Maintain accurate QC logs, service records, etc.
    • Perform highest quality imaging consistent with prescribed examination; documents and deviation
    • Understand and practice proper use of all equipment; never operates equipment inconsistent with manufacturer’s instruction
    • Provide care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and general population
    • Assist in training personnel in the care and use of ultrasound equipment
    • Assist in maintaining PACS
    • Collect, report and document data related to patient needs/emergencies and unusual patient and family behavior

    Other Job Functions

    • Maintain patient care areas with appropriate supplies
    • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required
    • Travel to all facility locations as required
    • Perform additional duties as assigned

    Basic Qualifications

    • High School Diploma, required
    • Minimum of 2 recent years experience, required
    • Graduate of a school accredited by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or equivalent, required
    • Ability to work an on-call schedule, required
    • Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication

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