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Ultrasound Tech

Company: Arise Austin Medical Center-The Hospital at Westla
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Ultrasound TechnologistAbout us:We're a local hospital with a presence throughout Austin, Texas. The people who work here are among the most highly respected-and highly recruited-physicians, technicians, and nurses in the southwest. Whether you're looking for surgical services, an imaging center or some friendly guidance, Arise for a reason: we lead with care.To us, better care starts with a better experience-one that's thoughtful, special, cozy, even. Smaller means more nurses per patient and fewer layers of formality.
Why work here (Benefits):Medical Insurance
Dental and Vision Insurance
Basic Life Insurance
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Critical Illness Insurance
Accident Insurance
Free Gym Membership
Paid Time Off (PTO)
401KEmployee Perks Program
Job Summary:The Ultrasound technologist is responsible for producing and performing a variety of diagnostics ultrasound procedures to include vascular as well as general ultrasound exams. Other department duties include restocking exam rooms/suites with supplies, ensuring proper function of equipment and PACS system. Responsible for assisting with the clerical aspects of Imaging Services
Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience:Graduate of an accredited Ultrasound ProgramRequired: Minimum 2 year clinical experience in an acute care setting performing vascular as well as general ultrasound examsPreferred: Three years clinical experience in an acute care setting performing vascular as well as general ultrasound examThis position also requires shift rotation -Standby call rotation and Holiday shift coverage as scheduled.
License and CertificationsRequired: credentialed with one or more of the following RDMS/RCVT/RVT; American Heart Association BLS.
Who you will be reporting to:Department Director and Imaging Supervisor
What you will do (Roles and Responsibilities):

  • Responsible for operating the Ultrasound unit. Facility wide.
  • Produces diagnostic ultrasound images measurable through feed-back from Radiologist and or Cardiologist.
  • Communicates appropriately with ordering physicians to interpret written and verbal orders to perform the appropriate exam
  • Identifies and uses the appropriate ultrasound transducer for the appropriate exam
  • Prepares room and equipment in a timely manner with anticipated supplies and Ultrasound transducers
  • Restocks exam rooms with supplies, removes any outdated products/supplies and returns outdated product to Materials department.
  • Explains procedure to patient and provides assurance.
  • Provides patient/family education pre and post procedure.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
    We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

Keywords: Arise Austin Medical Center-The Hospital at Westla, Austin , Ultrasound Tech, Other , Austin, Texas

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