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Ultrasound Technologist

Req #:  110681
Facility:  Sherman Hospital
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  Elgin
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Position Requirements:
Graduate of AMA approved School of Ultrasound
Xray technology background preferred. Be able to perform Abdomen/ OB exams with some supervision
All exams are checked by a charge technologist prior to an interpretation by the Radiologist.
Registered in either Abdomen or OB and should be registered in within one year of hire.
RVT registry is a plus.
CPR Certification
Requires good judgement, needs reliability, responsibility, independent thought and action
Extreme flexibility in working hours and on~call rotation



If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Purpose:
To perform general, OB/GYNE, and vascular ultrasound exams with minimum supervision. To obtain history, set the correct parameters on the equipment and obtain images for analysis and interpretation by radiologists. To act as a team member and follow the mission, values and philosophy of Advocate.

Accountabilities:
Performance of a wide variety of general, OB/GYNE, vascular and small parts ultrasound procedures in compliance with ultrasound protocol.
Ensures a secure and safe patient and work environment.
Provides technical support for smooth and efficient operation of Ultrasound Department.
Responsible for staying abreast of the latest ultrasound developments. Obtains required amount of CME's to uphold registry or registires.
Documentation of patient history, and images for analysis and interpretation. Reviews patient charts for medical information.


Nearest Major Market: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago