At University of Minnesota Medical Center we continually strive to improve our patients' lives by delivering superior outcomes using groundbreaking technology and treatments while balancing patients' needs. We balance the latest in technology and treatments with patient-centered care. As the core teaching hospital of the University of Minnesota Medical School, our hospital is among the most respected in the nation, providing superior health care results.
Our partnership with the University of Minnesota Medical school and University of Minnesota Physicians provides the platform to specialize in surgical techniques, breakthrough treatment and lifesaving therapies to train tomorrow's physicians. Clinical trials advance our clinical services, bringing the very newest ideas to patient care.
We are conveniently located on the West Bank of the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis.
This is a full time, benefit eligible position on the night shift. Typical work shift is Monday - Friday, 11:00PM to 7:00AM.
The Ultrasound Technologist position provides services to patients and physicians through the creation of diagnostic images appropriate to the age of the patient exam ordered. Responsible for meeting the established standards of practice and patient care, supplies and equipment and for coordinating teamwork with all of the members of the health care team.
Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
Performs examinations with technical accuracy and in a timely manner.
Verifies patient identification and documentation
Reviews physician order prior to exam or procedure.
Communicates pertinent information to the appropriate healthcare professional.
Achieves quality diagnostic images through correct patient positioning and use of technical factors according to protocol.
Communicates with and educates patient regarding pertinent information during all aspects of exam
Recognizes structures visualized and understands their significance.
Accurately produces and records measurements according to protocols.
Accurately conveys initial findings and clinical data to radiologists.
Participates in creating a culture of patient safety
Demonstrates knowledge of emergency preparedness for facility
Ensures patient data integrity
Accurately completes computer functions; edits, scheduling, billing, and status changes in a timely fashion.
Performs accurate image identification, record preparation, and digital image manipulation and archiving.
Assembles similar relevant exams and reports.
Documents initial and ongoing data, interventions, responses/results, or interventions consistent with established policies/procedures/guidelines.
Participates as an active team member
Orients and mentors new employees and students
Participates in department/facility process/quality improvement initiatives
Assumes responsibility for personal and professional development to ensure current knowledge required for position
Cleans and maintains rooms and supplies
Accepts unique customer service expectations in Imaging
Correctly operates equipment according to accepted standards and guidelines and according to manufacturers Information for Use
Identifies and responds to equipment problems to ensure equipment is in working order according to Department guidelines
Acquires technical competency as new technology is introduced into the facility.
Correctly operates and optimizes the use of equipment.
Executes downtime procedures
ARRT registered or ARDMS registered in one specialty within 18 months of employment at Fairview.
Education at a level to be ARDMS registry eligible
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.