M Health Fairview is looking for an Ultrasound Tech position at Fairview Breast Center in Maplewood, MN.
The Technologist position provides services to patients and physicians through the creation of diagnostic images appropriate to the age of the patient. 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.
This is a casual (0.01 FTE) position that supports needs of the 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 health care 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
Education at a level to be ARDMS registry eligible
ARRT registered or ARDMS registered in one specialty within 18 months of employment
Minimum of one year of related experience in Ultrasound
1 year of experience working with patients in a capacity including frequent interactions and an understanding age-life cycle needs
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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.