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ULTRASOUND TECH

Company: Tri City Healthcare District
Location: Vista
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Locations: US-CA-Oceanside Overview: Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our communitys needs.Position Summary:A professional caregiver who works independently. The Ultrasound Tech is responsible for the accurate performance of diagnostic and therapeutic sonography examinations in accordance with established procedures and policies. Uses independent judgment in determining the need for radiologist intervention and takes additional images if needed. Maintains professional standards of conduct and ethics and follows all regulatory and safety guidelines. Contributes to total patient care in a manner consistent with TCMCs mission and values.Major Position Responsibilities: The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements. A professional caregiver who works independently as well as under the guidance of the Manager or Supervisor. The Ultrasound Tech is responsible for the performance of diagnostic and therapeutic sonography examinations. Performs exams accurately and independently in accordance with established procedures and policies in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions in patients of all ages. Uses independent judgment in determining the need for radiologist intervention and takes additional images if needed. Follows all regulatory guidelines and safety precautions. Maintains professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined in department expectations and professional organizations. Contributes to total patient care by accessing pertinent patient information; processes images; assures correct images; accurate billing and file documentation; records information related to exams into department computer system. Performs other activities in support of clinical team members when not engaged in imaging activities. The Ultrasound Tech provides services in a manner consistent with TCMCs mission and values.Qualifications: Good customer service skills, required.Experience in performing peripheral vascular exams including extra-cranial carotid, upper and lower extremity arterial including digits, and upper and lower extremity venous, required.Experience performing diagnostic abdominal, OB/GYN procedures, required.Experience in both general and vascular ultrasound, required.Education:Graduate of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Program, and/orAssociate of Arts Degree with certificate of completion of a certified two-year college based ultrasound program, required.Certifications:Current BLS certification, required upon hire; American Heart Association Healthcare Provider.Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

Keywords: Tri City Healthcare District, Vista , ULTRASOUND TECH, Other , Vista, California

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