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Ultrasound Technologist-Part time


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PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

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Summary

varied sites, varied shifts, 1-2 weekends per month, 1-2 holidays per year, occasional on-call, 0.5 fte

Job Description

Job Title:  Ultrasound Technologist

This position is located in Lititz, PA

Part-time, 0.5, 40 hours per two weeks working varied sites and shifts with 1-2 weekends per month , 1-2 holidays per year and occasional on call

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Ultrasound Technologist is responsible for the independent operation of sonographic equipment, and for performing and communicating results of diagnostic examinations   The Ultrasound Technologist is responsible for daily operations of the sonographic laboratory, patient schedule, equipment maintenance, the report of equipment failures, and quality assessment.  The Sonographer maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self –motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve. Select positions may require the Sonographers that are registered by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) to perform limited Diagnostic X ray procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Perform all diagnostic Ultrasound procedures through proper technique selection according to department policy and procedure.  This includes providing Ultrasound services on weekends, holidays, and call as scheduled. Patient care includes care to patients in the following age groups: neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.
  • Receives requests, checking for special instructions from the requesting physicians; consults with Radiologists as necessary.
  • Greets patients and actively identifies patient to ensure correct patient and procedure.
  • Explains procedure to patient and family.
  • Completes required documentation of patient history
  • Completes examination and billing as required.
  • Documents technical observations for each procedure and obtains assistance as needed.
  • Evaluate, synthesize, and communicate diagnostic information to the attending physician.
  • Communicate effectively with the patient and the health care team, recognizing the special nature of sonographic examinations and patient's needs.
  • Follow established departmental procedures.
  •  Use independent judgment to acquire the optimum diagnostic sonographic information in each examination performed
  •  Integrate diagnostic sonograms, laboratory results, patient history and medical records, and adapt sonographic examination as necessary.
  • Recognize and adapt to the needs of patients with varying cultural, religious and ethnic backgrounds.
  • May be required to travel to various site locations.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Required of all incumbents:

  • High School diploma/GED.
  • Graduation from an accredited program for Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
  • Certified by the ARDMS (American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers) in in Physics (SPI,) OB/GYN, ABD and Vascular Technology (RVT) within eighteen (18) months of placement in position.
  • Additional ARDMS specialty registries are encouraged.
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification may be required for select positions.
  • In compliance with ARDMS and/or ARRT continuing education requirements.
  • CPR certification.
  • If providing portable services: Valid PA driver’s license required.
  • Completion of required clinical experience and hours required to take the ARDMS Abdomen, Physics, and OB/GYN registry exams.
  • Completion of required classroom hours and material required to take the ARDMS Abdomen, Physics, and OB/GYN registry exams.
  • Exceptional professional communication with patients.
  • Exceptional patient care skills.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Strong eye-hand coordination.
  • Valid driver's license may be required (based upon position assignment).

Applicable to Maternal and Fetal Medicine Only:

  • Certified by the ARDMS (American Registry of Medical Sonographers) in Physics (SPI,) OB/GYN, ABD within twelve (12) months of placement in position.
  • Vascular Technology (RVT) and ARRT certifications not required.
  • Nasal Bone/Nuchal translucency within six (6) to twelve (12) months of placement in position.
  • Experience with performing fetal echocardiograms preferred.

Applicable to Cardiology:

  • OB/GYN certification not required

This position requires a Professional Certification

This position requires FBI and Child Abuse Clearances #LI-MD1

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

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KISSELHILL Part Time Posted on 08/17/2021