Ultrasound Technician

US-TX-Grand Prairie
6 days ago
ID
2017-6060
Grand Prairie
Type
Contract
Shift Type
Days/Nights

About Us

Emerus is a nationally recognized, innovative leader in the delivery of inpatient, surgical, and diagnostic medical health care. Specializing in the identification, development and management of improved-access community medical facilities, Emerus provides cost effective, scalable growth opportunities to large-scale, national health care systems throughout the United States. 

 

By providing operationally efficient facilities and focused alignment with current health care trends, Emerus’ community-based hospitals prioritize limited inpatient stays, efficient emergency rooms and cost effective pricing in a smaller campus setting. Based in The Woodlands, Texas, Emerus has more than 1,000 employees, with expert concentrations in over 20 different fields throughout the medical industry.

Position Overview

The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of imaging procedures, specializing in diagnostic medical ultrasound imaging.  

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide supportive patient care to assist the nurses and physicians in meeting the needs of individual patients throughout assigned areas
  • Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing treatment and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric shock, burns and extraneous radiation to patients
  • Practice medical and surgical aseptic procedures
  • Assess patient’s understanding of process and informed consent of invasive procedures
  • Perform all quality control checks, as prescribed
  • Maintain accurate QC logs, service records, etc.
  • Perform highest quality imaging consistent with prescribed examination; documents and deviation
  • Understand and practice proper use of all equipment; never operates equipment inconsistent with manufacturer’s instruction
  • Provide care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and general population
  • Assist in training personnel in the care and use of ultrasound equipment
  • Assist in maintaining PACS
  • Collect, report and document data related to patient needs/emergencies and unusual patient and family behavior

Other Job Functions

  • Maintain patient care areas with appropriate supplies
  • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required
  • Travel to all facility locations as required
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma, required
  • Graduate of a school accredited by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or equivalent, required
  • Ability to work an on-call schedule, required
  • Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication

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