US Tech - Outpatient

US Tech - Outpatient

Northside Hospital | Cumming, GA, 30128, US

Posted 25 days ago

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Description

Position Description

Operates ultrasound scanning equipment to produce records of designated portions of the human anatomy of infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Duties are including but not limited to performing high quality diagnostic non-invasive vascular examinations involving disorders affecting the vascular systems, providing accurate medical descriptions and preliminary interpretations (verbal and written) for physician review and operation and maintenance of ultrasound equipment.

Position Requirements

REQUIRED: Requirements for Ultrasound Technologists: 1. Certified or eligible for certification by: a. American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), (VS) OR b. American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, Sonography (ARRT) (S) (VS)). OR 2. Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) 3. All sonographers must obtain certification within twenty-four months of eligibility or cross training.) 4. Certified in Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or obtain within 90 days of employment a. See below for employment in an IDTF (Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility) 5. Sonographers must be in compliance with the ARDMS, ARDMS, ARRT or CCI requirements for continuing education appropriate to their practices Requirements for Sonographer or Mammography Technologist - Breast Ultrasound: 1. ARDMS certification and current registration, OR 2. ARRT post-primary certification and current registration in breast sonography, OR 3. ARRT certification and current registration and MQSA qualified AND 4. 5 CEUs specific to breast ultrasound 5. Certified in Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or obtain within 90 days of employment 6. Regular performance of breast ultrasound exams Registered Technologists - Continuing education: 1. In compliance with the CE requirements of their certifying organization for the imaging modality in which they perform services 2. CE includes credits pertinent to the technologist's ACR accredited clinical practice Requirements for Ultrasound Technologists in Independent Diagnotic Testing Facilty (IDTF): 1. ARDMS (OR or AB) or ARRT (S) certification and current registration AND ARDMS (RVT) or ARRT (VS) or CCI (RCVT) Vascular certification and current registration. 2. Sonographers must be in compliance with the ARDMS, ARDMS, ARRT or CCI requirements for continuing education appropriate to their practices. PREFERRED: 1. Graduate from an accredited school of Ultrasound Technology 2. Prior experience in ultrasound 3. Registered Cardiovascular Technologist with two (2) years cardiac related experience 4. Registered Vascular Technologist with two (2) years vascular related experience

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: Varies

Weekend Requirements: No

On-Call Requirements: No