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Ultrasound/Vascular Tech Hoopeston

Company: Carle Health
Location: Hoopeston
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Performs diagnostic general radiological procedures utilizing various imaging equipment to assist in diagnosis of disease and injuries. This may include Cat Scan and C-arm units. Performs general, OB and some vascular Ultrasound. May also perform breast Ultrasound. Responsible for screening, scheduling, and directing patients to appropriate locations and services within the Imaging Department. Maintains working knowledge of all Radiology and Vascular / Cardiac U/S exams and procedures. Assists with the training of new staff. Proficient in scheduling all Radiology and Vascular / Cardiac U/S exams. Must know all preps for each Radiology and Vascular / Cardiac U/S exams and procedures.


Diploma (Not HS) in Related field or Certificate in Radiologic Technology

Sonography (S)(ARRT) within 1 year. IEMA Radiography License upon hire. Registered Vascular Tech (RVT)(ARDMS) within 1 year. Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days. Radiography (R)(ARRT) within 1 year.

Positive attitude and demonstrated willingness to assess and improve work environment. Ability to perform multiple tasks while coordinating patient flow and a variety of technical procedures requiring independent judgment and initiative.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs routine and complex sonography imaging by acquiring and processing patient exams in accordance with accreting bodies and/or manufacturer guidelines and as outlined in department protocols. Selects proper sonography protocols and techniques to obtain optimal data. Reviews cases with the radiologist when appropriate. Reviews labs and patient history to perform correct exam.
  • Responsible to review radiology orders for completeness and accuracy. Reviews patient history and supporting clinical data for medical necessity. Takes steps to acquire additional information if needed from the patient, ordering provider and/or Radiologist.
  • Demonstrates acceptable imaging quality standards by critiquing positioning, technical factors and alignment. Reviews patient data for accuracy, quality and completeness.
  • Transfers and verifies image data in PACS and other digital and reporting systems providing necessary medical history and information for Radiologist interpretation. Utilizes the web servers and email systems to send exams for preliminary readings after hours.
  • Responsible for maintaining imaging equipment and workplace environment including maintaining supply inventories and orderliness of work area. Recognizes malfunctions and service needs and reports service needs in a timely manner.
  • Ensures patient, visitor and environmental safety. Reports safety events immediately including those that are a near miss.
  • Assists in instruction of students and new staff as necessary. May perform duties of Sono Lead or Imaging Coordinator in his/her absence.
  • Meets productivity levels as established by department benchmarking. Assists other areas during downtimes so to maintain productivity.
  • May be required to perform duties of other modalities within the department to which licensers are held by the technologist/sonographer.
  • Complies with other job descriptions of cross-trained modalities also performed within the department.
  • Required secondary registries are not required for cross trained modalities at HRHC unless otherwise required by specific compliance, licensure, or accrediting bodies.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information:

    Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.

Keywords: Carle Health, Champaign , Ultrasound/Vascular Tech Hoopeston, Other , Hoopeston, Illinois

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