Kaiser Permanente Ultrasound Tech - Gwinnett - PT - 5P - 9P (16) in Duluth, Georgia
Ultrasound Technologist -performs diagnostic sonographic examinations utilizing ultrasonic equipment to locate, evaluate and record critical functional, pathological, and anatomical data. Schedules and coordinates tests, records test results, and prepares and maintains operational logs.
Essential Functions: - Performs Ultrasound Examinations. - Documents patient assessment and history. - Provides patient education. - Operates computer and ultrasound equipment for image production and documentation. - Practices accurate and timely completion of scheduled and unscheduled work to maximize productivity. - Performs quality control measures for the purpose of ensuring optimal images. - Enters and properly completes all patient information including exam charges and supplies into the Radiology Information System (RIS). - Prepares films for interpretation by the radiologist in an accurate and timely manner. - Exhibits flexibility and adaptability to unique needs of the department and respond appropriately. - Communicate abnormal situations to proper sources in a way that facilitates resolution and/or tracking. - Actively engages other health care providers (radiologist, surgeons, specialist, and mammographers) to ensure quality, continuity and appropriateness of care. - Follows department procedures/processes/policies. - Practices safety measures in radiography by adhering to all governing regulations. - Follows universal precautions, infection control guidelines and sterile technique. - Complies with all governing regulations. - Stocks and cleans exam rooms/work areas. - Other duties as assigned. - Applies the profession's code of ethics in all aspects of practice.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - One (1) year of experience in Ultrasonography a minimum (will only accept new graduates from KPGA affiliated ultrasound program educational institutions). Education - Graduate of AMA approved Ultrasonography Program. - High school diploma. License, Certification, Registration - ARDMS certification in RDMS. - Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association must be obtained prior to hire date.
Additional Requirements: - Basic PC (keyboarding & navigation) skills.
Preferred Qualifications: - Two (2) years ofexperience in Ultrasonography preferred. - Customer service aptitude demonstrated through Customer Service Assessment.
COMPANY Kaiser Permanente
TITLE Ultrasound Tech - Gwinnett - PT - 5P - 9P (16)
LOCATION Duluth, GA