HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Ultrasonographer- Ultrasound - PT Evenings No Weekends - Call Required in Chattanooga, Tennessee
_Parkridge East Hospital__–__Chattanooga, TN_ _Ultrasonographer_ __ Parkridge East Hospital, a facility of Parkridge Medical Center, is a 128-bed full-service, acute care hospital serving the Chattanooga, Tennessee and northwest Georgia area. Well known as a leader in obstetrics, high-risk births and women’s services, Parkridge East also specializes in orthopaedics, emergency care, inpatient & outpatient surgery and diagnostics. Parkridge East has been serving the community for over 30 years, and is your family’s partner in healthcare for every stage of life.
Our facility offers award-winning healthcare for every stage of life, delivered by highly trained professionals. The Birth Place is one of the region's premier women's centers offering the highest quality care and delivery of infants and new mothers. This includes 8 labor delivery rooms, 7 labor/triage rooms, high risk OB with a 22-bed NICU. We offer a full spectrum of services from education classes for pregnant moms to lactation consultation and support after the baby is born. Our neonatal intensive care unit for high- risk newborns provides care for the smallest premature newborn to the ill, full-term baby.
Parkridge Eastis currently looking for anUltrasonographer.
_Responsibilities:_ * Performs diagnostic procedures applying prescribed methods of ultrasound technique. * Produces diagnostic images using Doppler, abdominal or pregnancy ultrasound. * Selects transducer and adjusts equipment controls according to organ to be examined, depth of field and other specifications of test. * Explains procedures to patients and addresses their concerns. * Keys test data and patient information into computer to maintain record of test results. * Assists physician with ultrasound guided biopsies and/or invasive procedures. * Maintains and calibrates equipment. * Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. * Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Provides a safe environment for administering contrast material. * Assists with transporting patients. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
_Qualifications:_ * ARDMS registered/eligible * BLS obtained/maintained according to policy * Graduate of accredited Ultrasound Program
Title: Ultrasonographer- Ultrasound - PT Evenings No Weekends - Call Required
Location: Tennessee-Chattanooga-Parkridge East Hospital
Requisition ID: 01269-11255