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Ultrasound Technologist - Radiology

Company: St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health
Location: Orange
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

**We are looking for an Ultrasound Technologist for the Radiology Department at Heritage Healthcare.**Location: Orange, CAWork Schedule: On Call/ Per DiemShift: 8-hour, Days (Variable)**Job Summary:**Uses ultrasonic scanning devices to examine and evaluate anatomic structures to determine disease status, obstetrical status, evaluate vascular flow, and to assist in minor surgical procedures, documenting studies on film and in written report.**Essential Functions:**+ Prepares equipment and apparatus for use in ultrasound according to specifications of examination.+ Explains process to patient, and instructs and assists patient in assuming physical position for examination. Gathers patient information and history pertinent to the examination.+ Keys test data and patient information into computer of ultrasound equipment to maintain record of test results.+ Moves transducer, by hand, over specified area of body and observes monitor to produce sonographic images.+ Starts equipment that produces images of internal anatomy and records diagnostic data on appropriate media (film, video).+ Photographs images of anatomy shown on display module to obtain permanent record of internal examination.+ Knowledge of safety needles and devices, "sharps" container for proper disposal of contaminated materials+ Maintains specific documentation for each exam performed, including technologist's comments and billing.+ May require phoning of results or gathering additional patient information at the request of the radiologist.+ Performs minor equipment maintenance. Notifies equipment engineers if repairs are necessary.+ Responsible for timely transport of reports and films to the radiologist.+ Maintains a safe, clean, professional work environment.+ Stocks and orders supplies.**Skills:**+ Continuing education as mandated by certifying agencies.+ Basic computer skills including Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and an e-mail system.+ Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.+ Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.+ Must possess ability to communicate effectively with patients, physicians, and other medical personnel.+ Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.+ Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.+ Ability to solve practical problems and deal with individual situations.+ Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.**Minimum Position Requirements:****Education:** Associate's Degree.**Experience:** Medical experience.**Licenses/Certifications:**+ Current ADRMS certification, RCS or ARRT licenses.+ Current CPR (BLS) certification.Mission Heritage Medical Group is one of California's most respected medical groups. With over 3,000 employees and 75 locations throughout California, including, Northern California, Orange County, High Desert and Los Angeles County, Mission Heritage Medical Group has been continually recognized as a leader in quality, customer service and information technology. This kind of success is the result of team work, a commitment to excellence and a strong adherence to the organization's mission, vision and values. Mission Heritage Medical Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mission Heritage Medical Group complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Company: Heritage HealthcareCategory: Ultrasound TechnologistReq ID: R344661

Keywords: St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health, Orange , Ultrasound Technologist - Radiology, Healthcare , Orange, California

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