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Ultrasound Tech PRN

2021-05-21
  • Organization

  • Lutheran Downtown Hospital Lutheran Downtown Hospital

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  • Part Time

Job Description

Ultrasound Technologist Scheduled as needed with holiday rotations

Lutheran Downtown Hospital - Ultrasound Technologist

 

 

 

Lutheran Downtown Hospital, part of the Lutheran Health Network, located on the southwest corner of Main and Van Buren, will be a 60-bed acute care hospital opening for patient care in early 2022. The decision to build an advanced, vibrant facility, which is being constructed across the street from the existing hospital, aligns with Lutheran Health Network's goals to stay downtown and remain an active participant in its success.

 

The planned size of the facility reflects the growth in services being offered in outpatient settings as medical technologies advance. The facility will be built with space to accommodate future growth to more than 100 beds, based on the community's needs.

 

Lutheran Downtown Hospital will include a 19-bed Emergency Department, operating suites, two gastroenterology suites, imaging services, robotic-assisted surgery and laboratory services.

 

 

Job Summary:

 

  • Receives or escorts patients into examination area; reviews pertinent patient information; instructs patient concerning the examination to be performed.
  • Positions patients to obtain and effect the results specified for diagnoses
  • In consultation with radiologist performs optimum diagnostic ultrasound scans using high frequency ultrasound machines designed to image organs, masses, and fluid accumulations within the body to provide diagnostic information for interpretation by physician
  • Operates all equipment properly and with care and regularly performs maintenance and quality control work. Immediately reports any malfunctions, necessary adjustments or repairs.
  • Performs first aid as required and assists in cases of adverse reaction to contrast media or in other emergencies.
  • Observes and practices sterile technique to prevent cross-contamination of contagious diseases

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE


Education: 
Successful graduation from a nationally accredited school of Sonography.

Certification/Registration: Current BLS certification. ARDMS certification or registry eligible.—must be ARDMS registered within 1 year of hire.

It is also the responsibility of the technologist to maintain all necessary education set by ARDMS and this facility.

Preferred Certifications: RVT and/or additional ARDMS certifications

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Lutheran Health Network is an equal opportunity employer and committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.

 

For questions about your job application or this site please contact

 

Ryan at ryan_kiner@chs.net 

 

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