High School Diploma or equivalent
Graduate of an accredited Radiology, Imaging or related educational program and/or accredited ultrasound program required.
BLS (CPR) - AHA Health Care Provider BLS
Additional information on required licensure/certification/registry/listings
Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) by ARDMS or Registered Vascular Sonographer (RVS) by CCI and Registered Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist by ARDMS or Registered Ultrasound Technologist by ARRT RT(S).
This position is responsible for performing various vascular and diagnostic ultrasound exams. A close working relationship with Radiology leadership, radiologists, Maternal Fetal Care (MFM) and the medical staff is required to maintain a cost effective and patient-focused service. This position is responsible to provide care for patients undergoing Ultrasound procedures using the approved workflows and procedural protocols. Technologists in this position are able to demonstrate full knowledge of ultrasound equipment.
MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES:
Performs routine and special exams consistent with established protocols to minimize repeat examinations. Exam productivity is within established benchmark. 25%
Consistently completes all exams and documentation in CHL and PACS. Consistently and accurately identifies all charges associated with studies. Addresses errors and resolves issues related to final product being sent to PACS. 25%
Consistently demonstrates commitment to safe practices. Commitment to avoid red rule violations(Two for Two), laterality errors, eliminate falls. Completes all annual competencies by designated timeframe. 20%
Exemplary model using AIDET, service excellence and service recovery. 20%
Assists with patient transport as necessary. 10%
Occurs under one-third of the time:
Fumes or airborne particles
Occurs up to two-thirds of the time:
Hazardous waste and/or toxic/caustic chemicals
Occurs over two-thirds of the time:
Exposure to bloodborne pathogens
Additional information on working conditions:
Staff are expected to wear/don PPE when appropriate
iCARE - COMMITMENTS TO CARE:
I will create and engage in conversations of possibility.
I will be open to innovation and creativity.
I will listen to understand.
I will bring ideas for solutions and be open to alternative ideas.
I will be open to constructive feedback.
I will not engage or listen to negativity or gossip.
I will be positive when speaking about Cone Health, my department, and my coworkers.
I will be approachable.
I will focus on behaviors, not the person, during conflict.
Accountability I will honor my word.
I will do what I say when I say I will.
I will \u201cclean it up\u201d when I can\u2019t keep my word.
I will honormy work agreement.
I will be \u201con the court\u201d instead of \u201cin the stands.\u201d
I will follow up in a timely manner on commitments and requests.
I will apologize when someone experiences less than excellent service.
I will take responsibility for my actions, decisions and performance.
I will protect patient safety (best practices: ex \u2013 hand hygiene).
I will assume the best of intentions and embrace differences.
I will collaborate and seek other people\u2019s input.
I will demonstrate courtesy, compassion, and respect with my tone of voice and body language.
I will speak positively about Cone Health \u2013 managing up coworkers, physicians, departments, patients and visitors.
I will ask the person directly involved when I don\u2019t know.
I will include diverse skills, abilities, strengths, and backgrounds to create better outcomes.
I will care for myself while also respecting others.
I will own it, solve it, and celebrate it!
I will offer solutions when problems are identified.
I will share my input for decisions by participating in forums such as shared governance, town halls, employee engagement survey, brown bag discussions, employee councils, staff meetings, or directly with my manager.
I will take charge and do the right thing at the right time.
I will make decisions keeping a balance of service, quality, and cost in mind.
I will demonstrate Cone Health values.
I will seek opportunities to celebrate and have fun.
I will recognize good work.
I have seen and reviewed the job description in its completed form and understand that I will be required to perform all functions listed if hired for this position. I recognize that, if hired, it is my responsibility to notify my manager as soon as possible if I am unable to perform any of the functions of my position for any reason. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
Exceptional People Providing Exceptional Care!
Cone Health is a state of the art network of facilities providing patients access to the latest developments in medical care from their first moments of life through later years. Our network offers the most breakthrough treatments and technology available in healthcare today. As a teaching hospital, we offer employees the opportunity to become leaders in the industry and continued growth from their first day on.
Extraordinary patient care is about being \u201chigh-touch\u201d as well as \u201chigh-tech\u201d. Community service and superior patient care are the cornerstones of our organization, a philosophy that is demonstrated by each and every one of our valued team members. We are proud to be the largest private, not-for-profit employer of choice in the Piedmont, NC area community!
Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer. If you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at 866-266-3767 to request an accommodation. Additionally, Cone Health invites interested deaf and hard of hearing applicants to use Video Relay Service (VRS).
0-1 years of experience in Healthcare - Ultrasound Technologist
1 years as a Healthcare Ultrasound Technologist to include abdominal and vascular.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Oral and Written Communication Skills
Ability to communicate effectively through both oral and written formats.
Critical thinking and decision making skills
Team building skills
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Additional information on Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Consistent use of the AIDET Protocol when interacting with patients and visitors.
Computer proficiency with all aspects of exam completion, patient charges, and Cone Health e-mail. Ability to demonstrate compliance with Cone Health values, principles and practices.
Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time), and/or; 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time), and/or; greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly (2/3 or more of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Respirator Fit Testing: Required
Hear and differentiate low volume sounds in order to make judgments regarding actions needed
Hear alarm bells, verbal conversations, telephone voices and normal volume sounds
Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
* Annual flu shot
* Annual TB test (if applicable to your job location)
* Annual HLCs (Healthstream, formerly CBL)-Safety at Work and Corporate Compliance
* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing (if applicable to your job)