Ultrasound Technologist (Imaging) - PRN
Cancer care is all we do
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Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), part of City of Hope, takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.
The Ultrasonographer is a professional diagnostician who works closely with physicians, nurses, and medical imaging technologists to accurately diagnose medical disorders and perform invasive procedures utilizing current technologies.
Documents note in medical record when required, including but not limited to progress notes and patient education. Demonstrates competency in use of Misys radiology information system to view patient imaging history, locate files, track exam completion including additional charges. Tracks completion of examination in radiology information system (Misys) within 30 minutes of exam completion.
Demonstrates competency in basic functions for non-invasive ultrasound examinations including: Instructs and/or assures patient has followed pre-test instructions, acquisition of diagnostic medical images, including but not limited to measurements and flow acquisition. Recognizes artifact or serious abnormalities. Distributes images to radiologist using PACS (or printed film as backup). Communicates effectively to radiologist.
Demonstrates competency in the performance of interventional/invasive ultrasound-guided procedures including but not limited to assembly of previous relative medical images and reports prior to performance of ultrasound-guided interventional procedure. Effectively communicates patient history to radiologist, Imaging nurse, and other participants in the procedure. Assembles and sets up supplies for ultrasound-guided interventional procedures in the Imaging Department. Maintains sterile field working with collaboratively with nurse, radiologist, and technologists when scheduling interventional procedures to: a) minimize patient wait and b) maximize department efficiency. Provides instructions to patient and/or caregiver about the procedure, seeking and answering patient’s questions, and providing post-procedure instructions. Assures all patient consent(s) are completed prior to sedation and/or procedure.
Notifies Laboratory of scheduled procedures where pathologist will be required to come to Ultrasound. - Delivers specimens to the Laboratory within identified timeframes following infection control policies for delivery of specimens.
At least six months experience working with a medical doctor in performance of invasive ultrasound-guided procedures preferred.
Credentials beneficial, though not required, in any of the following fields: nursing, radiology, vascular or cardio-vascular.
Pay Range$30.97 - $51.02
Placement within the identified pay range is based on individual and market factors including, but not limited to, experience, education, credentials (including licenses and certifications), geographic location, market competition, skill set (including market availability of required skills), assigned/anticipated job tasks, and level of responsibility. These factors are considered without regard to an individual’s status as a member of any protect group pursuant to federal, state, and/or local law.
Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. Visit: Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.
We win together
Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us.
Visit: Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.
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Job Reference #: JR-09672