St. Luke's Hospital
The Ultrasound Technologist performs diagnostic ultrasound procedures; operates real time ultrasound equipment and communicates technical impression to Radiologists and assists with records and inventory management.
Education: Graduate of a two (2) year radiologic technology program or graduate of an ultrasound technology program.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Registered Radiologic Technologist Sonography from American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) OR Registered Ultrasound Technologist from American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) within ninety (90) days of hire or, if graduate of a non-accredited program, within twenty (20) months of date of hire.
Registered RVT within twelve (12)months of hire. Current employees in this position as of 6/1/2016 have until6/30/2017 to obtain their RVT credential.
Within ninety (90) days of hire, BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or Military Training Network.
Experience: Six (6) months previous experience as an Ultrasound Technologist.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: ARDMS with RVT credentials.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Maintain competency in Diagnostic Ultrasound Techniques; able to function well in stressful situations; coordinating out-patient and in-patient exams for efficient completion; working knowledge of preps for ultrasound and other radiographic exams.
READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking; lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients; lifts supplies/equipment and ability to wear lead protection for varying lengths of time
Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Walk - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Sit - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 5.5 hours)
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Reach with hands and arms - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 5.5 hours)
Bending-repetitive forward - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 5.5 hours)
Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Up to 10 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Up to 25 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 5.5 hours)
Up to 35 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
Subject to electrical and radiant energy hazards