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Ultrasound Tech I - OSF006614

Hours per week: 24
Status (Benefits): Part-Time
Work Schedule: M-F occassional Saturday
Location: 3315 N SEMINARY ST, Galesburg, IL, United States

3315 N SEMINARY ST, Galesburg, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

Reporting to site manager and following established policies and procedures, performs and records two-dimensional ultrasound diagnostic tests of patients' internal organs and vascular structures.  In doing so, obtains information about normal and abnormal anatomy used to diagnosis disease.  Ensure ultrasound tests are of accept­able quality and records results.  Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Work requires a professional level of knowledge of ultrasound techniques and procedures at a level that generally can be acquired by completion of two years training in Radiology Technolo­gy or equivalent plus an additional year training in Ultrasonography.

 

Eligible for registration as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer or Registered Vascular TechnologistWork requires analytical ability to recognize anatomic abnormalities, adjust equipment settings to appropriately target the ultrasound, and identify irregularities during course of ultrasound and notify appropriate personnel.

 

Must take registry exam within 6 months of employment and pass within one year.

 

Work requires up to twelve months of prior related clinical experience to be able to independently perform diagnostic ultrasound procedures, equipment operation, and to gain knowledge of patient care techniques.

 

Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate effectively with patients when allaying fears and eliciting cooperation, and to relay patient information to physicians and nursing personnel. 

 

This requires that the incumbent demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development as well as the physical, emotional and psycho-social needs of the patient population served.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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