Ultrasound Technician

  • New Orleans, LA

Job Description

Our mission is an unwavering commitment to providing superior service to assist our clients with their needs including leadership development, organizational effectiveness and Talent Acquisition . We will deliver our services with a local touch and a national reach. We are dedicated to serving both our corporate and individual clients. We know that if we serve these two constituencies well, our own success is ensured. Our business focus is delivering the highest quality and most innovative career management and staffing services. We are committed within our organization to a culture that prizes only the highest standards of values. Our core values include: Integrity, Client Focus, Quality, Respect, Diversity                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        JOB SUMMARY:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    This position will be responsible for performing a wide range of ultrasound exams. Duties include, but are not limited to the following: Perform sonographic examinations ranging from the routine to highly specialized procedures. Set up and adjust all equipment and manually maneuver the tranducer to perform examinations. Assists radiologist during invasive procedures. Responsible for obtaining pertinent diagnostic examinations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          JOB SPECIFICATIONS:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Essential job functions are: Greet and introduce yourself to patients. Confirm the patient's identification following policy. Describe the nature and time requirement of requested examination to the patient. Interview the patient in a professional yet comfortable manner. Demonstrate good overall listening and speaking skills. Act in the best interest of the patient by addressing physical and emotional needs and being mindful of the patient's comfort and safety. Address patient and medical staff complaints. Recognize emergency situations, initiate code procedures, administer first aid and CPR as needed. Assume charge position as requires in the absence of supervisory personnel. Assist Radiologist, Physicians and other staff in the performance of sonographic exams. Consult with the Radiologist and or other Physicians regarding examinations as necessary. Proficiently us diagnostic equipment. Notify supervisor immediately of any equipment failure. Correctly demonstrate anatomy, label images correctly and produce quality ultrasound images for diagnostic interpretation. Complete examinations in a timely manner with minimal supervision, in accordance with established departmental time frames. Record patient's history, unusual conditions and limitations and other vital information on preliminary reports. Demonstrate techniques and guide students in learning the art of ultrasound.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Use universal precautions and universal protocol per policy. Schedule patients in radiology coordinating with other modalities to ensure efficient patient flow. Maintain a safe, neat and clean area that is stocked with supplies. Utilize communications systems; pagers, pic pagers, telephone and intercoms. Attend meetings, educational in-service and other training sessions according to departmental policies. Appear well groomed and maintain neat, clean and pressed uniform. Work as a team player, be cooperative and flexible. Be positive, behave in a responsible manner, and demonstrate good professional and ethical behavior at all times. The above job description provides general information considered necessary to depict the major responsibilities of the job and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the required work that may be inherent in the job.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    QUALIFICATIONS:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Knowledge and technical competence with ultrasound equipment and procedures. A high degree of technical aptitude, an in-depth knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and understanding of medical terminology associated with various procedures. Ability to interact with radiologists in discussing and interpreting results of scans. Strong interpersonal skills with a commitment to customer service. Ability to improvise standard procedures. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment, making decisions and directing work and patient flow to achieve maximum operational efficiency. Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      HOURS:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Full-time                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Our principals rank among the most qualified and experienced consultants in the industry. Each brings a unique experience and background from a variety of industries such as career management, staffing, manufacturing, and consulting. We believe that our staff’s depth of experience is one of the key differentials of our firm and is instrumental in providing our clients with the best solution for their staffing and human resources needs. We are an official member of RTE Partners. By teaming with RTE Partners, we have access to global offices with the latest best practices, trends, opportunities, and marketplace conditions in the industry. RTE Partners has more than 200 offices in 27 countries around the world.