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MFM Ultrasound Tech II

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

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.Summary:Responsible for the independent operation of diagnostic medical equipment to expose complex diagnostic conditions, and for performing and communicating results of diagnostic examinations to include but not limited to complex ob/gyn scanning (fetal echo, fetal anomalies, high risk obsetrics) and complex vascular diagnosticsResponsibilities:1. Assists the radiologist in performing invasive diagnostic techniques such as needle biopsies, aspirations, and guided needle-wire placement exams for surgery. Provides standardization and training to residents regarding these exams.2. Evaluates any contra-indications, such as medications, insufficient patient preparation or the patient's inability, or unwillingness to tolerate the procedure.3. Performs the ultrasound procedure under general or direct supervision, as defined by the procedure and/or physician.4. Recognizes sonographic characteristics of normal and abnormal tissues, structures, and blood flow.5. Analyzes sonography findings throughout the course of the examination so that a comprehensive exam is completed and sufficient data is provided to the physician.6. Recognizes situations or abnormalities that require the direct observation of the real-time scan by the radiologist.7. Images structures while simultaneously obtaining Doppler signal and recording images and Doppler shift recordings along with patient information for interpretation by a radiologist.8. Advises radiologist and/or referring physician of results of the examination and provides preliminary information regarding diagnostic evaluation.Other InformationOther information:Education Requirements:--- Completion of a twelve (12) month program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography / General Ultrasound or equivalent certificate program is required.Licensure/Certification Requirements:--- RDMS registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) with certification in at least one modality specific to department of hire (i.e. Abd, OBGYN, RVT).--- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certificationProfessional Experience Requirements:--- Three (3) years of experience as an Ultrasound Tech.--- Must complete all departmental specific Sonographer competencies within twelve (12) months from date of hire, as well as complete all annual modality competencies and assigned continual education to maintain Ultrasound Tech IIKnowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:Job DetailsLegal Employer: STATEEntity: UNC Faculty PhysiciansOrganization Unit: UNC MFM at Vilcom Center Work Type: Full TimeStandard Hours Per Week: 36.00Salary Range: -$29.98 - $43.10 per hour (Hiring Range)Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equityWork Assignment Type: OnsiteWork Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: NoThis is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System. 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. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email applicant.accommodations@unchealth.unc.edu if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , MFM Ultrasound Tech II, Other , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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