TECH - Ultrasound PRN in Georgetown, KY at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 10/5/2020

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Job Description

Georgetown Community Hospital

Under the general direction of the Radiology Director the ultrasonographer practices technology founded upon theoretical knowledge and concepts using equipment and accessories and employs procedures and techniques appropriately.  The technologist acts as an agent through observation and communication to obtain pertinent information for the physician to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient and recognizes that interpretation and diagnosis are outside the scope of practice for the profession.  

 Involves general guidance and direction by Radiology Director.  The ultrasonographer is expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures within Scope of Practice.

Requires corrected hearing and vision to within functional ranges.  Requires frequent bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and sufficient manual dexterity to operate imaging equipment.  Must be able to stand/sit for long periods at a time.  Good mental and physical health to work for long periods of time in a highly stressful atmosphere is required.

This position requires competence in assessment, treatment, and/or care for the age groups indicated.  The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her assigned service area.  The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training, or experience.

Job Requirements

  1. Licensure / Certification / Registration:   Must be registered in one of the following:  ARRT Sonography (S); Vascular Sonography (VS); ARRT (R) with a KY License; Reg. Diag. Med. Sonography (RDMS); Reg. Diag. Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS); Reg. Vas. Tech (RVT); Cardiovascular Credentialing International: Reg. Card. Sonographer (RCS); Reg. Vasc. Specialist (RVS); Reg. Congenital Cardiac Sonographer (RCCS)

  2. Must possess BCLS

  3. Education:  Completion of an education program in Radiologic Technology and /or Ultrasonograpy. 2 year certificate, associate degree, and/or baccalaureate degree after program completion.

  4. Experience:  Successful completion of an orientation program.  Previous  experience required.

  5. Special Qualifications:  Good communication skills; computer skills helpful; ability to work with others as a team to ensure quality patient care.   

On-call:  Will be responsible for on-call service coverage.
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