Ultrasound Tech PRN in Livingston, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 11/26/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

HighPoint - Livingston Regional Hospital

Under the general guidance of the physicians/providers performs a variety of diagnostic ultrasonographic procedures.

Reports to: Director of Imaging Services

FLSA: Non-exempt

Grade: T05

EEO: □ 01 Officials and Managers □ 02 Professionals X 03 Technicians □ 04 Sales Workers □ 05 Administrative Support Workers □ 06 Craft Workers □ 07 Operatives □ 08 Laborers and Helpers □ 09 Service Workers

Receives patients, explains method of procedure and makes sure patient is comfortable.

Provides patient services to all ages using imaging modalities.

Operates ultrasound equipment to perform clinical diagnostic ultrasound exams and routine invasive procedures according to established standards and practices.

Maintains equipment and supplies and organizes work area.

Keeps accurate records, helps with scheduling of the ultrasound and keeps patient flow smooth.

Demonstrates concern for patient safety, comfort and privacy. Explains exam, checks patient’s armband, and questions patient concerning pertinent history (allergies, pregnant, and proper consent) when pertinent.

Must complete all education assigned and required for the position including classroom and on-line courses.

Job Requirements

Minimum EducationX Graduate of a Program in Discipline - Radiology Technology Program □ Preferred X Required

□ Other ___________________________________ □ Preferred □ Required

Required SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:X Basic Life Support (BLS) □ Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) □ Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) □ Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) □ Perioperative Nurse (CNOR) □Other__________________________ □Other_________________________

Licenses: Registered or Registry eligible for ARDMS.

Populations Served□ Does not treat or care for patients.X Neonate (60 years)

Protected Health InformationType of Protected Information Accessed:X DemographicX ClinicalX InsuranceX FinancialX Complete Medical Record

Bloodborne Pathogens ExposureWhile performing this job, occupational exposure is present for all employees

Physical Requirements - Physical Dexterity and Effort: Rarely LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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