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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.

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.

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 America’s 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 Please include an application and resume.
Company:Sublette County Hospital District
Post Date:11/9/2023
Close Date:Open Until Filled
Location:Pinedale, Wyoming
Contact:Kayla Bowers, Director of Radiology
Phone:(307) 367-0045

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