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Ultrasound Technologist - Full Time High Risk OB

Ultrasound Technologist - Full Time High Risk OB

Requisition ID 
2017-755663
Category 
Radiology/Imaging
Position Type 
Full Time
Shift(s) 
Days
Department 
Perinatal Lab
Location 
US-MO-Saint Louis

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Overview

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We’re a Little Different

 

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

 

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

 

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

 

This is a full time position and is eligible for benefits with no waiting period.

 

Mercy Maternal Fetal Health Center offers a unique Career Ladder program. This program promotes and rewards for experience, as well as continuing education and advanced certification in the field of High Risk Obstetric Ultrasound.

 

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Provide diagnostic sonograms for interpretation by radiologist. Assist radiologist in the performance of procedures and provide the patient care essential to ultrasound interventional guided procedures. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

 

a. Greets patients by name; introduces self; provides patients with thorough

explanation of procedures, efficiently performs procedure. Uses good judgment with add-on cases to meet patient needs and department needs without disrupting schedule.

b. Understands safe & proper machine operation. Knows machine emergency

procedures and radiation safety procedures. Reviews as needed or at least yearly.

c. Demonstrates technical proficiency in producing diagnostic images with the ability to recognize technical abnormalities. Selects the appropriate techniques for each procedure. Positions patients according to department protocol.

d. Prepares & stocks rooms for various exams; checks equipment between patients; orders supplies as needed. Cleans room and equipment between patients, including patient waiting area.

e. Effectively alters routine procedures when patient condition indicates - making appropriate changes on requisitions. Vaxes exams timely. Submits charge sheets when indicated, filled out correctly.

f. Assists in the transportation of patients, specimens, films, etc. Processes films, operates CDS, refills chemicals as needed.

Qualifications:

Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

 

Certification/Registration: Must have successfully completed certification of registration as required by the ARDMS or must be registry eligible as required by ARDMS or equivalent certification. ARDMS registration must be acquired within one year of employment.

 

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

 

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

 

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

 

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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