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Ultrasound Technician

Company: Summit Health Management, LLC
Location: West Orange
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

*Essential Job functions*:Provides comprehensive care to patients requiring ultra sound services in an organized and systematic manner according to departmental policy and standards.Follows appropriate protocol for ultrasound studies unless specified differently by the Radiologist.Follows ultrasound procedures for biopsies and other Interventional procedures.Assumes accountability for managing delivery of care and patient safety. Promotes and maintains a safe, clean and orderly work environment.Produces quality diagnostic images for interpretation.Obtains and documents patient history and pertinent information. Assesses patient for potential risk factors. Ensures proper identification of patient and patient demographics in PACS.Clarifies and follows Doctors orders.Completes work within an acceptable time frame.Maintains exam room cleanliness after each procedure. Adheres to infection control standards specific to patient care.Prioritizes and organizes work assignments and adjusts priorities based on changing situations.Consults and communicates with other departments in a professional manner.Plans delivery of care according to patient activity and staff competencies.Prepares patient for procedures providing instructions to obtain desired results, gain cooperation and minimize anxiety.Ability to operate / modify equipment and technical factors as needed.Ensures equipment is in acceptable conditions by conducting routine quality control checks. Follows department standards for reporting equipment malfunctions or problems.Processes self pay patients according to departmental procedure.*General Job functions: *Ensures full utilization of the Ultrasound department.Provides leadership and support for the department; serves as a Consistently Exceeds Expectations and consultant to staff; assists in interpreting policies and procedures for staff.Demonstrates the ability to make decisions, delegates and assures the welfare of the patients and staff.Manages technical staff to provide adequate department coverage within approved department budget.Accepts accountability for managing department protocols as well as ensures all staff is aware of any new protocols established.Verifies exams in PACS system.Cancels and reschedules patient appointments as needed.Corrects and DONE orders when necessary.Replenishes and changes supplies in assigned area as needed.Demonstrates understanding of safety, health and morale needs of customers and co-workers.Other job duties as required*Physical Job Requirements: *Pushing and pulling, taking frequency and weight into consideration.Physical strength to lift heavy objects, carts, or items, taking frequency and weight into consideration.Physical mobility, which includes movement from place to place on the job, taking distance and speed into account.Dexterity of hands and fingers.Balance is maintained during climbing, bending and/or reachingEndurance (e.g. continuous typing, prolonged standing/bending, walking).*Environmental Risks: *Chemicals, Chemotherapy and FumesAllergens: dust, mold and/or pollenSharpsLatexCombative patients/visitors*Blood-borne Pathogens: *Exposure to infectious hazards, blood, body fluids, non-intact skin or tissue specimens.Contact with patients or patient specimens are possible.Unplanned or unexpected exposure.*Education, Certification, Computer and Training Requirements: ** Associates degree required. Bachelors degree preferred.* 0 1 years experience required. 2-4 years experience preferred.* ADMS certificate or eligibility required.* BLS certification required.* Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing required.* Strong interpersonal and communication skills required.* Ability to perform diverse work assignments with time limitations with a high degree of accuracy required.* Ability to use problem solving, critical thinking and priority setting skills required.* Previous leadership experience preferred.* Experience with Standard Office Equipment (Phone, Fax, Copy Machine, Scanner, Email/Voice Mail) preferred.* Experience with Standard Office Technology in a Window based environment preferred.* Experience with Patient care equipment preferred.* Experience with Ultrasound Equipment preferred.*Travel: ** Ability to commute to satellite offices as needed.*Benefits\*** A friendly and fast-paced environment working with passionate people* Outstanding growth opportunities* Time Off* Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance* Short/Long Term Disability, HSA, and Life Insurance* 401K plan with company matching contribution* Cash Bonus Programs* Recognition and rewards programs to recognize successful teams* Other Perks & Discounts* Commuter and parking discount program to help you save (using pretax dollars)\*Full Time Benefit Eligible Employees Only *Equal Opportunity Employer*Our Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, creed, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (including transgender status), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws.Safety DisclaimerOur Company cares about the safety of our employees and applicants. Our Company does not use chat rooms for job searches or communications. Our Company will never request personal information via informal chat platforms or unsecure email. Our Company will never ask for money or an exchange of money, banking or other personal information prior to the in-person interview. Be aware of potential scams while job seeking. Interviews are conducted at select Our Company locations during regular business hours only. For information on job scams, visit, https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/JobScams or file a complaint at https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayLicense/Certification:* BLS Certification (Required)* Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Summit Health Management, LLC, West Orange , Ultrasound Technician, Professions , West Orange, New Jersey

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