Mercy Health

  • Ultrasound Technologist I

    Requisition ID
    2019-786973
    Category
    Radiology/Imaging
    Position Type
    Part Time
    Shift(s)
    Days
    Department
    Imaging Services - Branson
    Location
    US-MO-Branson
  • 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

    Overview
    Perform ultrasound procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. Perform a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgment with ingenuity and initiative to supply prescribed sonography examinations for radiographic diagnoses. Assume responsibility for designated areas or procedures as required. Performs related duties as assigned.

     

    Responsibilities
    Performs Ultrasound procedures.

    Calls and disseminates reports and information.

    Perform patient exams for outreach clinics as assigned.

    Cleans and stocks area.

    Charges supplies.

    Schedules patients in correlation with other departments.

    Maintains proper time sheets/work records.

    Transports patients when necessary.

    Complies with policies and procedures.

    Assists co-workers in performing new/revised departmental procedures.

    Remains updated and current by attending unit staff meetings/reading minutes.

    Answers the telephone by giving department and name, transfers calls, takes messages, and utilizes the phone system features appropriately.

    Instructs students in ultrasound duties.

    Efficiently operates the appropriate computer systems within the department.

    Observes universal precautions consistently.

    Wears proper personal protective equipment when appropriate.

    Wears clothing and Health System badge consistent with dress code, and attends to personal hygiene to maintain a clean, well-groomed appearance.

    Meets Health System attendance standards.

    Performs additional duties as assigned.

     

    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: Satisfactory completion of an accredited radiologic technology program that meets the requirements for registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or Diagnostic Medical Sonography program that meets requirements for registry by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).
    Certifications: Registered or registry eligible in OB-Gyn and Abdominal Sonography with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.
    Other: This individual must be capable of: manipulating ultrasound equipment including mobile and other equipment; evaluating images; lifting, moving, and transporting patients; continual standing and walking; recognizing emergency situations; adapting to stressful situations; communicating effectively. Equipment Used: This individual should be proficient in the use of: ultrasound equipment, computers.
    Preferred Certifications: Registry by the ARDMS in fetal echocardiography; Certification in Nuchal translucency (NT) by the Nuchal Translucency Quality Review (NTQR) or Fetal Medicine Foundation (FMF).

     

    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 for benefit eligible coworkers. 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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