Mercy Health

  • Ultrasound Technologist II

    Requisition ID
    2018-765025
    Category
    Radiology/Imaging
    Position Type
    PRN
    Shift(s)
    Days, Evenings, Holidays, Nights, Weekends
    Department
    Ultrasound
    Location
    US-AR-Fort Smith
  • 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.

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Interprets orders for requested exams, produces diagnostic ultrasound images, positions and transfers patients. Selects proper technical factors on an individual patient basis, selects and operates equipment as directed. Uses electronic imaging equipment to obtain high quality ultrasound images. Provides patient protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards. Assists physicians in interventional procedures and administering enhancing agents and medications. Responsible for delegated areas of authority in the performance of routine and special imaging techniques. Must be able to proficiently operate and use ultrasound equipment, the computerized radiology information system and office equipment. Assists within all areas of radiology as needed. Functions as a cooperative team member on weekend and evening shifts and reports personnel and procedural incidents to the Section Manager. Works in specialized areas as needed. Will have on call responsibilities. Recommends the procurement and necessity of maintenance of equipment. May be responsible for specific areas of instruction with the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, School of Radiography. Maintains current CPR certification and assists in performing first aid as necessary. Remains current with credentialing agency required continuing education.

    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:

     

    • Education: Must have a minimum of Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonography with registry in at least one advanced modality. Or satisfactory completion of formal Radiologic Technology training and has a current ARRT Registry with the advanced US degree and in Compliance with Continuing Education and a current Arkansas License
    • Experience: Has acquired experience and possesses capability as determined to be adequate for the position.
    • Certifications: ARDMS Maintains current CPR certification

     

    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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