University of Utah Health Care

  • Ultrasonographer, Certified

    Requisition Number
    35759
    Reg/Temp
    Regular
    Employment Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Day
    Work Schedule
    M-F
    Location Name
    University of Utah Hospital
    Patient Care?
    Yes
    City
    SALT LAKE CITY
    State
    UT
    Department
    UUH ANC 12C RAD ULTRASOUND
    Category
    Radiology / Imaging
  • Overview

    As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

    This position is responsible for performing diagnostic ultrasound procedures.

    Responsibilities

    • Ensures the appropriate exam is performed based on physicians' orders and patient history.
    • Enters patient demographics into database to provide tracking of images through Ultrasound Digital Storage System.
    • Performs ultrasound exams.
    • Delineates anatomy, disease process or pathological conditions in the patient population that they are working with.
    • Interprets ultrasound findings and tailors additional images based on the most likely diagnosis.
    • Provides accurate and consistent patient education and explanation of exam.
    • Updates patient logs and submits billing.
    • Ensures operation of equipment and coordinates equipment maintenance.
    • Assists with training of residents, fellows and other personnel rotating through labs.
    • May assist physician with invasive procedures.

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

    • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.
    • Ability to provide care to the population served.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.
    • Demonstrated human relations and effective communications skills.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    Required

    • Graduation from an accredited ultrasound technologist program.
    • ARDMS or ARRT(S) certification within 6 months of hire.

    Licenses Required

    • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.

    * Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

    Qualifications (Preferred)

    Preferred

    • Certification with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).
    • NT Certification (nuchal translucency).
    • ARRT Registration as a Radiologic Technician R.T. ( R) (ARRT).

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands

    Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

    • This position involves intensive work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects, such as medical equipment, or patients while providing medical care.

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    Physical Requirements

    Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

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