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    Northside Hospital
    Lawrenceville, GA 30042
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Northside Hospital is award-winning, state-of-the-art and continually growing. Constantly expanding the quality and reach of our care to our patients and communities creates even more opportunity for the best healthcare professionals in Atlanta and beyond. Discover all the possibilities of a career at Northside today.

    Position Description:

    If you are an Ultrasound Technologist who desires an opportunity to enhance individual skills while providing quality patient care. This is the place for you! While working under the general supervision of the Imaging Manager and Ultrasound Supervisor the Sonographer assist Radiologist and other medical staff with patient procedures. Our team of Sonographers use GE Logic9 and Siemens equipment.

    Position Summary:

    Coordinates and performs a wide variety high quality level exams including but not limited to level 1 Ob/Gyn, neonatal exams, breast imaging, trauma exams, vascular, and general ultrasound. Ability to work independently without direct supervision of a physician. Assists the radiologists and medical staff with ultrasound guided procedures.

    Participates in the training of new personnel and in performance improvement programs. Communicates effectively with the patient and the health care team, recognizing the special nature of sonographic examinations and patients' needs. Observes patients and notifies appropriate personnel of significant changes/incidences.

    Position Requirements:

    Responsibilities/Requirements:

    Active certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) in ultrasound in one (1) modality that is relevant to work assignment.
    1. Minimum one (1) year of sonography experience is preferred.
    2. Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program or Cardiovascular Technology Program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or equivalent experience is required.
    3. Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment to acquire the optimum diagnostic sonographic information in each exam performed and to evaluate, synthesize and communicate diagnostic information to the interpreting radiologist or cardiologist.
    4. Working knowledge of image processing, reconstruction and PACS/CPACS.
    5. Experience with ultrasound special procedures including those that require a sterile field.
    6. Current BLS CPR certification.
    7. Knowledge and use of proper methods of medical documentation.
    8. Knowledge and use of standard procedures in the Ultrasound department.
    Licensure/Certification Requirements:
    Yes

    Work Hours:
    Varies

    Weekend Requirements:
    No

    On-Call Requirements:
    No

    RP Code: 0

    Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status or military service, or any other characteristic protected by federal law or Georgia law. .




    Posting ID: 555277135Posted: 2020-07-08