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Student Ultrasound Sonographer

Company: Kadlec
Location: Richland
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Description: Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Student Ultrasound Sonographer to join our growing Ultrasound team located in Richland, Washington! Shift Details: Part-Time, 0.5, 20 hour work week, variable shift Qualifications: Minimum Requirements:

  • Current enrollment in an accredited Ultrasound program required.
  • 9 months Ultrasound coursework required
  • Current ARRT Sonography or ARDMS Ultrasound credential must be obtained within 120 days from the date of hire into the position.
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: Under the general supervision of a registered Sonographer, the Student Ultrasound Sonographer provides patient services using Ultrasound Imaging modalities; Performs Ultrasound procedures producing images for the interpretation by a Radiologist; and performs related duties as assigned.
    • Demonstrates and sustains compliance with Kadlec Caregiver Expectations Standards of Excellence and Code of Conduct.
    • Operates Ultrasound equipment to perform Ultrasound examinations producing diagnostic quality images.
    • Receives examination request, confirms it with the patient chart or physician's orders to be aware of patient's condition and any special notes or comments, to include appropriateness of the procedure.
    • Consults with the Radiologist regarding procedure to be accomplished as needed.
    • Assists physicians in locating patient radiographs.
    • Answers telephone and follows through as necessary.
    • Assists with patient scheduling as required.
    • Determines proper technical factors for each Ultrasound exam; follows radiologists scan protocols closely.
    • Responds to patient's questions and concerns about the examination; talks reassuringly to the patient during the exam process.
    • Transfers patient to examining table, positions patient, and demonstrates sensitivity to patient's modesty.
    • Assumes care for the physical and psychological needs of the patient during the exam.
    • May transport patients to and from departments utilizing proper techniques of body mechanics to protect patients and personal safety.
    • Reports any changes in the patient's condition or behavior to the appropriate personnel.
    • Completes appropriate documentation as prescribed by the department and for quality control activities.
    • Correctly transfers exams to and manipulates on PACS and viewpoint.
    • Transports sealed, pre-packaged procedure trays that contain sharps and non-narcotic medications for the purpose of stocking rooms in the department (example - Lumbar puncture tray).
    • Performs other duties as assigned. We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits see our website for details Our Mission Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration. About Us Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: Schedule: Part-time Shift: Variable Job Category: Ultrasound Technologist Location: Washington-Richland Req ID: 292326

Keywords: Kadlec, Richland , Student Ultrasound Sonographer, Healthcare , Richland, Washington

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