Ultrasound Technician - La Jolla - 117376
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#117376 Ultrasound Technician - La JollaFiling Deadline: Thu 8/11/2022
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Under supervision, performs and records all sonographic procedures and assists with some specialty procedures in accordance with established departmental guidelines and protocols. Operates various types of ultrasound equipment, transducers, and recording devices. Recognizes normal and pathological conditions and modifies the exam accordingly to ensure complete and accurate high quality information is obtained. Prepares and positions patient for procedure by using established Ultrasound protocols to achieve the highest quality image. Reviews, verifies and evaluates images to ensure excellent image quality. Trouble shoots and resolves ultrasound related PACS issues. Participates in performance improvement projects within the department. Floats within department as needed. Performs other duties as assigned. Job Duties are to be performed at a Practitioner Level. Floats to specialty unit (if qualified). Assists with mentoring of junior ultrasound technologists and students as needed. Assists other ultrasound technologists with difficult procedures that require advanced skills.
Graduate of a school of an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program or equivalent years of experience.
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) in AB and OB/GYN.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Two (2) years of relevant clinical experience.
Possess the skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
Excellent communication skills.
Demonstrated computer skills.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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