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Ultrasound Tech - PRN

Company: South City Hospital
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description We are South City Hospital. Our primary function is to offer continuous nursing, medical, and other health and social services on a 24-hour basis, under physician directed care and RN supervision. We focus on providing care for patients who are not in the acute phase of illness or requiring services in a hospital and who require primary, restorative, or skilled nursing services on an inpatient or custodial care basis. Our goal is to help our patients reach a degree of self-care in essential daily living. We service a multitude of patients and their families across our vast network, while remaining committed to the professional development of our staff, the functional improvement of our patients, and the cultivation of strong partnerships within our communities. WHAT WE OFFER Essential/stable and growing company with many opportunities for training and advancement within the medical field that all employees and team members (including Full-Time and Part-Time) can benefit from. Hourly pay is negotiable based on experience. We offer competitive market pay and opportunities for bonus depending on great work performance (bonuses only apply for Full Time). Comprehensive Employee Benefits: Full-Time employees are eligible for various plans for medical, dental, and vision insurance. The Ultrasound Tech performs diagnostic ultrasound and DXA bone density examinations of quality and quantity that meets the department standards. The Ultrasound Tech also assists the radiologist in performance of certain ultrasound guided biopsy procedures. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Is proficient in the use of ultrasound and DXA bone density equipment in performing diagnostic examinations of quality and quantity that meets the department standards. Assesses problems areas relating to the department and works with a radiology supervisory personnel on timely solutions to those problems. Learns new procedures and stays current in the ultrasound area using continued education opportunities. Performs quality assurance work relating to the department of ultrasound. Ensures quarterly preventive maintenance is done on the equipment. Looks for innovative approaches to improving the overall efficiency and quality of work done in the ultrasound department. Maintains confidentiality of patient records. Ensures cleanliness of ultrasound equipment in the examination rooms according to the department standards. Performs other duties as assigned. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Must have knowledge of growth and development and show clinical expertise for the ages of patients served, including child, adolescent, adult and geriatric. Possesses the ability to react effectively to these patients' needs. Must be a graduate of an approved school of ultrasonography. Individual must be a Registered Sonographer in good standing with the ARRT or ARDMS. Must have a solid background in all areas of ultrasonography, particularly in OB-GYN peripheral vascular examination as well as abdominal ultrasonography. Ability to handle multiple tasks. Good understanding of cross sectional anatomy. Ability to apply patient history to exam. Good oral and written communication required.

Keywords: South City Hospital, St. Louis , Ultrasound Tech - PRN, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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