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Imaging Department -Ultrasound Technologist (On Call)

OrthoNebraska Omaha, NE
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Job Description

OrthoNebraska is focused and dedicated to the complete care and treatment of the orthopaedic patient. As the area’s leading provider of orthopaedics, we committed to provide exceptional patient care with 24 beds, 12 operating rooms and clinic locations across Iowa, Nebraska and Missouri. OrthoNebraska offers comprehensive care that includes both surgical and non-surgical intervention and is supported by a range of sub-specialized providers. OrthoNebraska specializes in the diagnostic, surgical and rehabilitative needs of persons with musculoskeletal conditions. Our facilities are state-of-the-art and focused on high quality, cost effective care. Our staff is chosen for their experience and passion for outstanding patient care.

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Education

  • Successful completion of a formal CAAHEP program, required
  • Current certification, or registry eligible for certification, through the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), perferred
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • High School diploma or equivalent.

Experience

  • Ability to manage and interact with patients and families of all age groups.
  • Work experience in a hospital Diagnostic Imaging department setting preferred.
  • Experience with diagnostic ultrasound equipment , PACS, biopsy supplies , etc.
  • Ability to work at a fast pace.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with referral sources and co-workers.
  • High Level of Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy required
  • Ability to cover call and/or weekend coverage as needed

Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to manage and interact with patients while providing appropriate care for patients ranging in various conditions and ages.
  • Must possess the ability to effectively interact and communicate with patients, physicians and other team members in a collaborative manner.
  • Function as the first line interface with patients in the successful accomplishment of their imaging needs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs ultrasonic diagnostic procedures of specified body areas by properly positioning patients and locating/scanning areas for interpretation as directed by the physician or radiologist.
  • Maintains ultrasound equipment by performing scheduled cleanings/tests and documents results. Contacts service personnel and notifies supervision of malfunctioning equipment
  • Ability to analyze and position the patient to image the required anatomy for optimal results.
  • Share accountability and maintain adequate supplies and equipment.
  • Utilize special techniques as required to enhance visualization of the anatomy.
  • Prior to beginning the examination, assess the ability of the patient to comply with the physical requirements of the examination and explain the examination to the patient.
  • Prepares or cleans patient rooms by changing linens, stocking supplies, wiping off tables and cleaning equipment, ensuring an efficient and clean working environment.
  • Perform the minimal required safety evaluations on the radiographic systems by following established policies and procedures to detect problems that could cause equipment to fail or pose a safety hazard to the patient / staff.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Details

Date Posted September 29, 2017
Date Closes October 29, 2017
Address 2808 S 143rd Plaza
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Imaging Department
Job Type Casual / Contingent Employee
Shift
Rotating
24/7 on-call position to be shared amongst other staff members. Average 1-3 call back during normal business hours Monday-Friday.
Hours As Needed hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-2032.00 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
Zipcode 68144
Name Taylor Petersen
Address 2808 South 143rd Plaza
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68144
Phone 402-609-2000
FAX 402-609-2020
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