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Ultrasound Technologist

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Woodway
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

LOCATION: Waco, TX\n SETTING: Hospital\n SCHEDULE: PRN \n Baylor Scott & White has been certified as a "Great Place to Work". \n \n There are many reasons to join our team of Imaging professionals.\n Our magnet awarded facilities include teaching hospitals and offer career growth.\n \n At Baylor Scott & White we value our team members. Our thriving diverse culture promotes self-care and work life balance.\n \n Reasons to join the most rewarded healthcare system in Texas include: \n\nFlexible work scheduling \nCareer advancement/ Leadership opportunities \nRelocation assistance \nIntraoperative- dedicated OR technologists\nVarious shifts available for 8, 10 or 12 hours\nEnhanced shift differential pay\nTuition: Fully funded bachelor's and master's degrees \nCompetitive Wages and Incentives\nCross training across modalities\nWork in your preferred setting: Academic Level 1 trauma center/ Community Hospital/ Pediatric Hospital/ Ambulatory and Specialty Clinics\n\n \n Our competitive benefits package includes the following:\n\nImmediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits\n401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%\nTuition Reimbursement\nPTO accrual beginning Day 1\n\n \n Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.\n \n JOB SUMMARYThe Ultrasound Technologist, under general supervision of a Radiologist, performs ultrasound procedures on ambulatory and hospital patients as requested by a physician or other licensed provider for the diagnosis of disease and injury in accordance with established protocols.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE\n\nPerforms high quality ultrasound procedures, according to exam protocol, in a timely manner. Maintains production and quality of imaging procedures by following established standards and procedures.\nUtilizes AIDET when communicating with patients to: identify patient service requirements, ensure correct exam is performed on the correct patient, and establish rapport with patients and others.\nInstructs and communicates with patients and their family regarding the test to be performed and assesses patient's ability to tolerate exam.\nPrepares patient and area for procedure by positioning patient, adjusting immobilization devices, moving equipment into specified position and adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.\nProtects patients and employees by adhering to safety requirements, infection-control, drug and radiation policies, protocols and techniques.\nUses proper sterile techniques when setting up and performing invasive multimodality procedures and maintains hand hygiene requirements.\nMaintains equipment and work area to meet quality and cleanliness standards.\nWorks with engineers and physicists to ensure optimal operational capabilities of equipment.\nReports issues to management or appropriate department. Assists in maintaining supplies inventory.\nEnsures people are safe to enter the department by screening them according to approved policies and procedures.\nObtains, verifies and maintains all relevant documentation such as requisition/chart, patient history, pregnancy status and shielding precautions taken, consent forms, policies and procedures, etc.\n\n Maintains medical imaging records in appropriate system and according to department policies and standards for interpretation in a timely manner.KEY SUCCESS FACTORS\n\nAble to perform high quality ultrasound procedures according to exam protocol in a timely manner.\nAble to explain the procedure and put patients at ease.\nAble to provide services in a timely, accurate, and cost-efficient manner in compliance with established System and regulatory standards, policies and procedures.\nAble to perform tasks exclusively without need for routine oversight.\nAble to maintain a calm and helpful attitude, even under times of stress, and take appropriate and reasonable steps to resolve issues.\nAble to effectively administer first aid and use emergency cart.\nAble to ensure customer satisfaction by limiting wait times, providing courteous service, remaining professional, reviewing patient satisfaction scores and developing action plans when required.\nDemonstrates and maintains current knowledge, continued education and skills appropriate care for the following age groups (specific to department): newborn, pediatric, young adult, adult and geriatric.\nAble to serve as preceptor by providing quality training to new team members and on new services and initiatives.\nAble to take call, if required.\nQUALIFICATIONS- EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer. ARRT-BS Breast Sonography (ARRT-BS), ARRT-S Sonography (ARRT-S), Musculoskeletal Sonography (MSK), Reg Diag Med Sono-Abdomen (AB) (RDMS-AB), Reg Diag Med Sono-Breast (BR) (RDMS-BR), Reg Diag Med Sono-OB/GYN (OB) (RDMS-OB), Registered Vascular Sonographe (RVS), Registered Vascular Tech (RVT): Registered in one of the following: American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers ARDMS (OB/GYN) or (AB) or (BR) or (MSK) or (RVT) OR American Registry of Radiologic Technologists ARRT(S) or (BS) OR the Cardio Credentialing Intl. CCI (RVS).

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Waco , Ultrasound Technologist, Other , Woodway, Texas

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