Ultrasound Technologist

Job ID
2020-102633
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Diagnostic Radiology
Hours / Pay Period
64
Facility
Mercy Medical Center Merced
Shift
Evening
Standard Hours
T-W-Th 18:00-02:30, Sat 08:00-16:30 may vary upon dept need, may include call, will include Holiday rotation
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-MERCED

Overview

Mercy Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, has been building a rich history of care in our community for more than 100 years. We have grown from a small one-story wooden structure into a major healthcare provider with a new 186-bed main campus, offering the latest in facility design and technology. Mercy also operates Outpatient Centers, a Cancer Center and several rural clinics.

 

Wherever you work throughout our system, you will find faces of experience with dedication to high quality, personalized care. Joining our 1,300 employees, 230 physicians and many volunteers, you can help carry out our commitment to providing our community with the excellence they have come to associate with Mercy Medical Center.

Responsibilities

Position Summary

The Ultrasound Technologist is responsible for the independent operation of ultrasound equipment for the purpose of performing and communicating results of diagnostic examinations Ultrasound Technologist is responsible for daily operations of the ultrasound department including managing the patient schedule that includes inpatients, outpatients, and ER patients. The Ultrasound Technologist is responsible for producing high quality images of the area of interest based on the available clinical information and the physician order. The Ultrasound Technologist is responsible for daily equipment monitoring for performance and initiating calls for service when equipment issues are identified. The Ultrasound Technologist maintains a high standard of medical ethics and is self-motivated to increase the level of understanding and knowledge of disease processes, and new procedures as they evolve. The Ultrasound Technologist should be able to perform their job functions independently, with minimal need for oversite and or correction by leadership. On call services are required.

 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be registry eligible
  • A graduate of a formal diagnostic medical ultrasound program and/or 1 year on the job experience in diagnostic medical ultrasound.
  • Must gain licensure (ARDMS) in Sonographic principles & instrumentation (SPI) and an additional specialty exam by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) within 1 year of hire.
  • Must possess and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree preferred.

 

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