Ultrasonographer (Per Diem) (req num: 9974) Radiology/Ultrasound WP STPH Covington, LA
- Per Diem
- Day shift
Summary of the Job:
The ultrasound technologist is responsible for the independent operation of sonographic equipment, using knowledge of positioning patients and general anatomy and physiology, and to record and present images to be reviewed by the Radiologist. They perform a variety of technical procedures in the scope of their position which may include screening and diagnostic ultrasounds, needle localizations, cyst aspirations, sentinel node injections and ultrasound-guided biopsy procedures.
Must be Registered by the:
- American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), or
- American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) with post-primary certification and current registration in breast sonography, or
- ARRT (or unrestricted state license) and meets MQSA requirements for mammography technologists , or
- RDMS registry eligible with completion of one of the above the registrations within 6 months from date of hire.
BLS through the American Heart Association required; Must maintain compliance with the CE requirements of their certifying organization; Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with patients of all types and ages; Must possess strong guest relations skills as excellent communication/social skills are specifically required for the ultrasound technologist position; Must be able to maintain a high standard of medical ethics at all times; Must be self-motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve.
Preferred Qualifications: Ultrasound Breast registry; experience in breast ultrasound; EPIC and Magview experience is a plus.
Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time. Lifting at least 50 pounds is required. Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise.
Physical Effort required: Constant (67%-100%) – handling/feeling, hearing, seeing
Frequently (34%-66%) – talking
Occasionally (1%-33%) – lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, balancing, stooping, crouching, crawling, reaching
St. Tammany Parish Hospital is a full-service acute care facility committed to providing world-class healthcare while using the latest technology. We are the second-largest employer in the parish and have been delivering quality healthcare since 1954. St. Tammany Parish Hospital partnered with Ochsner Health System in 2014 and together we are focused on increasing local access to care, improving quality and reducing the cost of healthcare for area patients.
Contact : Jennifer Randazzo
Email : email@example.com
Tel : 985-898-4540
Fax : 985-898-4360
Address : Jennifer Randazzo 1202 S. Tyler Street, Covington LA