Imaging Specialist - Ultrasonographer (US)

  • Licking Memorial Hospital
  • Licking Memorial Hospital Newark Ohio 43055 US
  • Posted: Dec 28, 2018
Other Allied Health

Job Description


Imaging Specialist Ultrasound


Radiology


 


 


Position Summary


Provides health care services, providing imaging services to assist in diagnosis or treatment.  Performs imaging procedures and related techniques, producing images, for the interpretation by or at the request of a licensed practitioner.  Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complementary to medical ethics.  Provides appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure.  Provides care for patients ranging in age from newborn through geriatric.  Provides practical instruction to students.  Provides back-up call as required


 


Responsibilities


 



  • Confirm patient identity.
  • Following Clinical Protocols, positions patient and transducer using appropriate technical factors to produce sonographic images.
  • Performs proper transducer cleansing.
  • Practice med/surg aseptic techniques
  • Operate/Understands Radiology Information System
  • Compile/Maintain regulatory, QI, QA, QC requirements
  • Complete history/assessment for invasive procedures
  • Communicate with patient/floors the scheduling time of housepatients

 


Requirements


 



  • Certified by American Registry Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Knowledge of medical necessity, LMRP'S, ABN'S, etc

 Licking Memorial Health Systems is an equal opportunity employer and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations.  Licking Memorial Health Systems does not discriminate against applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, veteran status, pregnancy, disability, marital status, or other characteristics protected by law.