Ultrasound Technologist II

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An Ultrasound Technologist II is an ultrasonographer who performs general and cardiac sonographic studies.  Performs a variety of complex technical tasks utilizing high frequency sound waves to assist in detecting anatomical abnormalities.  Prepares and sets up medical supplies, instruments and equipment.  Completes scheduling, insurance and record keeping tasks as required.  The technologist works under the occasional supervision of the Medical Imaging Supervisor, lead technologist and the Medical Imaging Director. The technologist will be scheduled for "on‑call" duties.  Performs all other duties as assigned. 

A.  Education:   ARDMS preferred.  CPR required by completion of the unit-specific orientation and before working independently.
B.  Experience:  One year experience in ultrasound preferred.
C.  Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:  Ability to operate Ultrasound equipment: manage patients during imaging procedures: follow oral and written instructions: communicate with patients, visitors and employees within the organization.  This job may require the employee to be responsible for the assessment, treatment, or care of patients of all ages, including neonate, child, adolescent, and geriatric.  Consequently, the employee must be competent in the interpretation of a patient's self-report or behavior, and this information must be interpreted with an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process.  The treatment of patients should be individualized and should reflect an understanding of the developmental needs and range of treatment needs for each patient.  (See “Competency Assessment” policy)
Organization: Platte Valley Medical Center, Brighton, CO
Primary Location: CO-Brighton
Department: PVMC-Radiology Combined
Schedule: Per Diem/PRN
Shift: Variable Shift
FTE: .001
Job Number: 18000440
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