SourceEmory Healthcare/Emory University
OverviewHeart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory Ultrasound Technologist. No matter where you are in your Ultrasound Technology career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives.Our Ultrasound Technologists are integral members of inter-professional teams in hospitals and clinics that are committed to outstanding patient care. We’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.Become a part of the groundbreaking cancer research and outstanding cancer patient care that are the hallmarks of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Georgia's only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.Visit the Winship website pages:Winship careers webpage: https://winshipcancer.emory.edu/about-us/careers.htmlWinship About Us webpage: https://winshipcancer.emory.edu/about-us/index.htmlDescriptionJOB DESCRIPTION:Provides quality care to the patients receiving US Scan, diagnostic and interventional radiology procedures.
Communicates patient needs and responses through appropriate verbal and written correspondence.
Ensures documentation is complete and accurate regarding all aspects of patient care.
Responsible for proper operation of imaging and specialty equipment as well as keeps abreast of uses of medical devices. Assumes responsibility and provides direct care for all procedures performed in this area.
Ensures that patients have been prepared for procedures.
Provides quality care to patients during procedures.
Assists with patient and family education.
May support or assist in research and related activities.
Demonstrates an adequate knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy and physiology.
Provides more complex technical care necessary to meet identified patient needs.
Assists with performing and planning multiple diagnostic procedures in appropriate time sequence.
Acts as a resource for students and junior techs.
Regularly assumes responsibility and provides direct care for the more complex patients.
Provides assistance to colleagues in recognizing, interpreting, and managing unstable patient care situations.
Functions independently with little guidance from supervisor needed.
Can coordinate in Level IV's absence.
Performs other related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Ultrasound.
Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience with two (2) years in US.
Must be RDMS or ARRT certified.
Advanced Certification required.
Coordinates in supervisors absence.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasksENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasksConnect With Us!Connect with us for general consideration!Division Emory Univ Hosp-MidtownCampus Location Atlanta, GA, 30308Campus Location US-GA-AtlantaDepartment WEM Breast Diagnostic CenterJob Type Regular Full-TimeJob Number 94147Job Category Imaging & RadiologySchedule 7a-3:30pStandard Hours 40 HoursEmory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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