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Ultrasound Tech - Radiology

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Hillsborough
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve. Learn more about the incentive program here: Summary: Provides a variety of diagnostic ultrasound procedures (invasive and non-invasive) interprets a variety of ultrasound examinations ranging from routine OB/GYN, vascular, abdomen and small body parts to intra-cavity and color Doppler and a variety of biopsies. Deletes all unnecessary image data. Maintains image management equipment. Utilizes PACS system for obtaining additional study data. Completes routine comments and details findings on abnormal ultrasounds in the sonographer comment section. Generates coherent, accurate and complete computerized ultrasound data. Assures that data transfer is complete and accurate. Evaluates previous ultrasounds for comparison prior to performing ultrasound examination. Ensures safe and appropriate procedure environment (Includes ultrasound equipment checks, transducer check, QA of equipment, cleanliness). Maintain supply inventory for department. Maintains a clean work environment Responsible for inspection and maintenance of ultrasound and computer equipment and supplies in a clean and orderly fashion. Immediate notification of supervisor of need for supplies or equipment repair/maintenance. Uses technical knowledge to assist in actively troubleshooting work unit problems with respect to equipment and protocols 3. Collaborate and plan the workday and patient flow with fellow sonographers and clerical support staff. Reviews patient's chart and films for correlation. Screens exam indications to insure level of testing. Precept new employees and students. Performs diagnostic ultrasound procedures including assessment of patient history, documentation of anatomy and pathology. Transfer pt. data to storage/network devises. Attendance and active participation required at regularly scheduled departmental ultrasound conferences and in-unit quality assurance unit updates.Self reading and education to remain abreast of new developments in ultrasound findings and technology Generates preliminary clinical diagnosis. Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of all aspects of Ultrasound Obtains RDMS credentials and maintains """"Active Status"""" Performs work in a timely manner. Ultrasound guidance for procedures. Demonstrates ability to provide ultrasound guidance for various procedures including sonohysterograms, CVS, amniocentesis and fetal procedures including bladder and pleural tap. Education Requirements: --- Completion of a twelve (12) month program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography or General Ultrasound. Licensure/Certification Requirements: --- RDMS registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or registry eligible and become registered within one (1) year from date of hire. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification Professional Experience Requirements: --- No prior experience required. Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements: Job Details Legal Employer: STATE Entity: UNC Medical Center Hillsborough Organization Unit: Ultrasound HBOH Work Type: Full Time Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00 Work Schedule: Weekend - Friday, Saturday, Sunday Nights - 7:00p - 7:30a Location of Job: US:NC:Hillsborough Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No Salary Range: $27.86 per hour (minimum to midpoint) Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities.

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , Ultrasound Tech - Radiology, Healthcare , Hillsborough, North Carolina

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