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Ultrasound/Echo Technologist PRN
Sublette County Hospital District

Title:Ultrasound/Echo Technologist PRN
Description:Summary Description:
Ultrasound/Echo Technologists are
responsible for performing
Ultrasound/Echo procedures and producing
diagnostic quality images at a technical
level not requiring constant
supervision. Sonographers will perform
a variety of technical procedures that
require independent judgment, ingenuity
and initiative in applying prescribed
sound waves for ultrasonic diagnosis and
assumes responsibility for designated
area or procedures as required or
limited by licensure.

Supervision Received: Directly
supervised by the Director of Radiology.

Responsibilities:

1. Perform diagnostic sonographic
images in the specialty areas of OB/GYN,
abdomen, abdominal Doppler, color-flow
imaging, small parts and vascular as
requested by providers to aid in the
diagnosis of patient conditions in
accordance with departmental protocols.

2. Perform diagnostic sonographic
images in the specialty area of Cardiac
Echo imaging and non-invasive diagnostic
cardiology images as requested by
providers to aid in the diagnosis of
patient conditions in accordance with
departmental protocols.

3. Optimize computer images to
enhance diagnostic information for
Radiologist/Cardiologist interpretation.

4. Complete a medically acceptable
exam in a minimum amount of time while
producing the maximum amount of
information.

5. Operate appropriate Ultrasound
equipment safely and proficiently.

6. Utilize appropriate technical
factors to obtain quality images.

7. Display capability to modify
positioning and technique in order to
provide the radiologist/provider with
special images per their request.

8. Properly identify patients and
exam being performed.

9. Effectively communicate
preparation instructions to a variety of
audiences (patients, providers and other
medical staff)

10. Demonstrate a thorough
understanding of all required paperwork,
including all requisitions, consent
forms, logs, schedules, patient charts;
PACS image archival, time sheet, forms,
etc.

11. Properly mark all images with
correct identifiers including patient
name, birthday, MRN and any other
patient identifier as used by the
district. Properly mark all films with
correct annotation.

12. Maintain complete
confidentiality

13. Demonstrate proper body
mechanics when moving/ lifting patients
and supplies to ensure employee and
patient safety

14. Understand that their position
does not allow them to offer an opinion
to the patient or a family member
regarding a sonographic study. However,
occasional discussion with the health
team regarding a professional opinion is
permitted.

15. Provide a copy of current
licensure to the Director of Radiology
and to Human Resources.

16. Obtain continuing education
credits required to uphold licensure and
maintain certification in CPR.

Qualifications:
1. Education / Licensure
a. (RT) graduate from an AMA
approved Radiologic program / school
b. (RT) Licensed with ARDMS or
board eligible in Abdomen or OB/GYN.
Additional credentials in Diagnostic
Cardiac Sonography is preferred.
c. (RT) Licensed with the State of
Wyoming without restrictions
d. (RT) Current CPR certification

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of county, state and
national policies and procedures to
ensure safety of self and others.

2. Knowledge to operate appropriate
Ultrasound equipment proficiently and
safely.

3. Knowledge to consistently and
properly identify patients and ensure
correct exam is being performed.

4. Knowledge of common safety
hazards and precautions to
establish/maintain a safe work
environment.

5. Knowledge of current facility
wide policies, infection control
policies, ARRT and ARDMS standards and
ethics and all department specific
policies/procedures.

6. Skill to perform the appropriate
test with minimum exposure to the
patient.

7. Skill to complete appropriate
documentation.

8. Skill in applying and modifying
the principles, methods and techniques
of professional diagnostic sonography to
provide excellent patient care.

9. Ability to follow instructions.

10. Ability to work as a member of
the "health care team."

11. Ability to work independently
and maintain personal and patient safety
standards.

12. Ability to react calmly and
effectively in emergency situations.

13. Ability to communicate clearly
and effectively.

14. Ability to maintain
confidentiality.


Working Conditions:

1. Subject to varying situations
including ability to understand and
respond appropriately, effectively and
sensitively to special population
groups, including those defined by race,
ethnicity, language, age, sex, sexual
orientation, economic standing, etc.

2. Frequent contact with a variety
of people including prisoners and people
with mental, emotional and physical
disabilities.

3. Medical office, exam room,
laboratory, radiology, emergency room
and professional practice settings.
Frequent exposure to communicable
diseases and other conditions common to
rural clinic environments.

4. May require travel between
District sites.

About Pinedale:
Pinedale, Wyoming is located
approximately 77 miles south of Jackson
Hole at the foothills of the Wind River
Mountain Range. We offer world-class
fishing, hunting, and recreational
activities at your doorstep. The White
Pine Ski Area and groomed snow machining
trails are some of the winter
recreational activities the area has to
offer as well. Pinedale was selected as
one of the Americas Promise Alliance
2012 100 Best Communities for Young
People. Our excellent school district
has recently added a new elementary
facility and an aquatic center is
available to the entire community. The
Museum of the Mountain Man and the
annual Rendezvous pageant it hosts are a
must see for any resident or visitor.

How to Apply:
All interested parties should contact
Kayla Bowers, Director of Radiology, at
(307) 367-0045 or href="mailto">kaylab@sublettehealthcare.
com
. Please include an application
and resume.

Company:Sublette County Hospital District
Salary:
Post Date:11/9/2023
Close Date:Open Until Filled
Location:Pinedale, Wyoming
Contact:Kayla Bowers, Director of Radiology
Phone:(307) 367-0045
Email:kaylab@sublettehealthcare.com
Website:
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