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Ultrasound Technologist

Overview:

Since 1885, CHI St. Alexius Health has been dedicated to leading health care in this region by enriching the lives of patients through the highest quality of care. We seek to continue our tradition of success and innovation with individuals dedicated to delivering the highest level of expertise and quality. Together we can continue to grow and support the legacy of CHI St. Alexius Health for many years to come.

CHI St. Alexius Health is a regional health network with a tertiary hospital in Bismarck, the system also consists of critical access hospitals (CAHs) in Carrington, Dickinson, Devils Lake, Garrison, Turtle Lake, Washburn and Williston and numerous clinics and outpatient services. CHI St. Alexius Health manages four CAHs in North Dakota - Elgin, Linton, and Wishek, as well as Mobridge Regional Medical Center in Mobridge, S. D. CHI St. Alexius Health offers a comprehensive line of inpatient and outpatient medical services, including: a Level II Trauma Center, primary and specialty physician clinics, home health and hospice services, durable medical equipment services, a fitness and human performance center and ancillary services throughout western and central North Dakota.

CHI St. Alexius Health is part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care. #mcultrasoundnd


Responsibilities

Provides technical expertise in Ultrasound procedures in accordance with the mission and philosophy of CHI St Alexius Health

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  • Performs appropriate ultrasound procedures and records anatomical, pathological, and/or physiological date for Radiologist interpretation
  • Assist physician in gathering sonographic data necessary to diagnose a variety of conditions and diseases.
  • Obtains, reviews, and uses pertinent patient medical history and supporting clinical data to facilitate optimum diagnostic results
  • Provides patient education related to medical ultrasound
  • Records and processes sonographic data
  • Provides patient services in a variety of medical settings
  • Performs quality assurance checks on equipment, ensuring proper safety standards are met.
  • Assist Radiologist during interventional procedures which include biopsies, drainages, aspiration, paracentesis and thoracentesis procedures.
  • Set up of sterile tray and sterile field and their maintenance.
  • Provides assistance to the Radiology Nurse with post procedure patient care including bandages and dressings, chest tube equipment, wall suction, and drain reservoirs
  • Maintains accurate patient records for all procedures performed, maintaining patient confidentiality and adhering to all HIPAA standards. Applies charges and supplies as needed
  • Monitors assigned inventory expiration dates and levels. Makes sure exam rooms are properly supplied with equipment and materials. Maintains clean and orderly work area.

  • Qualifications

    Required Education for Staff Job Levels

    Graduate of an approved school of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Must achieve US registration within 1 year of hire date

    Required Minimum Experience

    Clinical experience as obtained during schooling for Sonography

    Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Competent in performing US exams. Data entry and analysis. Computer and clerical skills. Effective communication skills

    PREFERRED Education and/or Experience

    Basic Life Support Certification (CPR- Healthcare Provider) within 480 hours of employment and meets re-certification as required.

    Licensure: required by the state of North Dakota

    Preference for one year clinical experience in Obstetric, gynecologic, abdomen, neonatal neurologic and small parts sonography.

    Must obtain US registration within 1 year of hire date

    Equal Opportunity
    CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
    External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
    CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.

    Ultrasound Technologist

    Common Spirit
    Bismarck, ND
    Full Time

    Published on 01/04/2021