HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Ultrasound Technician - Imaging - PRN in Chattanooga, Tennessee

_Parkridge Medical Center__–__Chattanooga, TN_ _Ultrasound Tech, Registered_

Parkridge Medical Centerhas served the community for nearly 40 years. Over the years, we have built a reputation for advanced technology and compassionate care, making us a hospital of choice for patients seeking quality treatment in the community. From our comprehensive cardiac services program to orthopaedics and oncology care at The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center at Parkridge, we are proud to be one of Chattanooga’s best hospitals for healing. Parkridge Medical Center was the first hospital in the area to offer robotic surgery, and features the area’s most knowledgeable and experienced robotic surgery team. The Parkridge Medical Center Emergency Department is an Accredited Chest Pain Center, making it a natural choice for those suffering from cardiovascular events when every minute matters.

Parkridgeis currently looking for anUltrasound Tech, Registered.

_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:_ * Graduate of a Diagnostic Medical Sonography program * ARDMS registered or eligible * BLS current

Title: Ultrasound Technician - Imaging - PRN

Location: Tennessee-Chattanooga-Parkridge Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00031-10379