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Ultrasonographer

Req #:  135302
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Diagnostic Imaging
City:  Wilmette
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.5

Advocate Medical Group is a physician-led medical group providing primary care, specialty services, medical imaging, outpatient services and community based medical practices throughout the Chicagoland and Bloomington/Normal.

ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGIST

ADVOCATE MEDICAL GROUP – Wilmette, IL

Part-time (20 hours per week) 

 Pediatric site, Peds experience preferred

 

Advocate Aurora Health is the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the United States and a leading employer in the Midwest with more than 70,000 employees and the region’s largest employed medical staff and home health organization. A national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, the system serves nearly 3 million patients annually in Illinois and Wisconsin across more than 500 sites of care. Advocate Aurora is engaged in hundreds of clinical trials and research studies, and is nationally recognized for its expertise in cardiology, neurosciences, oncology and pediatrics. The organization contributed $2 billion in charitable care and services to its communities in 2016.

Aurora Careers for Wisconsin jobs and Advocate Careers for Illinois jobs.

OUR PURPOSE:  We Help People Live Well OUR VALUES:

  • Excellence: We are a top performing health system in all that we do and continually find new and better ways to improve.
  • Compassion: We unselfishly care for others.
  • Respect: We treat people in a way that value their unique needs and preferences.

 

Position Requirements:
Graduate of AMA approved School of Ultrasound.

ARDMS Certification
CPR Certification

Registered or Registry Eligible

Excellent skills in performing abdomen, some OB/GYNE, some vascular and Small Parts ultrasound exams. Excellent knowledge in pathology in the named above
Must be able to recognize needs and behaviors of a variety of age group patients treated.
Requires good judgment, needs to be responsible, reliable, and work independently.

Need to be flexible in working hours, and on~call rotation.

Needs to have good people skills and patient care skills.


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 a wide variety of non~invasive procedures by utilizing a wide variety of sophisticated sonographic equipment to aid in the clinical diagnosis. To record and document images, history, and other pertinent clinical information for analysis and interpretation by the radiologists.

Accountabilities:
Performance of a comprehensive array of sophisticated non~invasive procedures demonstrating the appropriate anatomy of interest.
Responsible for staying abreast with the latest ultrasound developments.
Documentation of patient history.
Ensures a secure and safe patient and work environment by maintaining a continued awareness of safety hazard labels.
Provides technical support for smooth and efficient operation of the Ultrasound Department.

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago