Lead Ultrasound Technician Job

Full Job Title: Ultrasound Tech Lead

Job Number: 17005761

Facility: SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Lake Saint Louis

Location: Lake St. Louis, MO

Schedule: Full Time

Hours: 7a-3:30p %26 9a-5:30p

Description

Role Purpose:
Under general supervision and direction of the Team Leader, is responsible for the coordination and performance of ultrasound procedures as ordered by the physician.. Provides assistance to the Radiologist/physicians as requested with the technical factors involved in such ordered procedures. Is responsible for team schedule, ordering, productivity, and all else deemed necessary by the Team Leader.
Responsibilities:
    • Achieve exceptional patient safety through: Maintain a clean and orderly work area to prevent an injury to a patient or employee. Practice good infection control measures to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Maintain the operation of all Ultrasound equipment to reduce the amount of equipment down time. Differentiate normal from abnormal pathological structures for proper diagnosis of diseases
    • Achieve exceptional Quality/Outcomes through: Correlate clinical history with ordered procedures. Recognize and report all critical values to Radiologist and contact ordering physicians if requested by Radiologist. Follow all department protocols for ultrasound exams and procedures developed by Medical Director/Team Leader. Assists with Quality Assurance statistics and the accreditation process for lab
    • Achieve exceptional Customer Satisfaction through: Assist Radiologist using exceptional ultrasound skills. Promote excellent physician and nurse relationships to improve patient care. Continue to monitor the turn around times for patient reports to ensure they are completed in a timely manner
    • Achieve exceptional Financial Performance/Growth through: Meet department productivity, follow supervisors requests for flexing as needed. Look for opportunities for training in new procedures that come available to help grow the department and provide new services. Keep up with the newest innovations in Ultrasound though continuing education or CMEs
    Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • ARDMS Registered or Registry Eligible.
    • Graduate of approved AMA school for ultrasound education. If registry eligible only, must receive registration within one year of hire date.
    • Must have current CPR certificate
    • Required Certification – BLS
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • 1 year experience preferred but not required

SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis –

SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Lake Saint Louis is the leading provider of health-care services for western St. Charles, Warren and Lincoln counties. The 122-bed hospital is a state-designated Level III trauma center, and specializes in obstetric and pediatric services. It offers emergency services, SSM Health Cancer Care, SSM Health Orthopedics, and SSM Health Pain Care among many other inpatient and outpatient health care services. In 2014, it was named one of the nation's Top 100 Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics and made Becker's Hospital Review's list of 100 Great Community Hospitals.

SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »


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