RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST (ULTRASOUND)

Job Locations US-AK-Juneau
Job ID
2021-5516
Category
RADIOLOGY
Type
Regular Full-Time/80hrs (1.0 FTE) -A1

About Us:

 

 

SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in professional advancement.

 

Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

 

Job Overview:

Perform ultrasound and radiography exams.  Schedules patients and performs other office functions in a small department. Maintain quality control documentation.  Responsible for diagnostic imaging in ultrasound, and radiography;  works independently in performing these exams.  Collaborate with radiologists, providers and other technologists to improve patient care while understanding that lack of communication can adversely affect patient health.  Provide on-call services on a rotational basis.  Works with SEARHC staff to create a strong team environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Ultrasound. Performs independently diagnostic imaging using ARDMS protocols for the following exams: OB/GYN; abdomen; pelvic and endovaginal; small parts including breast, thyroid and scrotum; vascular, including DVT, arterial legs, carotids.  Flexibility to perform other ultrasounds upon request of radiologist.  Receives patients, explains procedures, and selects appropriate equipment to ensure good patient care.
  • Radiography. Performs diagnostic x-ray examinations including spine, extremities, head, chest and abdomen. Follows standard positions and views set by SEARHC. Receives patients, explains procedures and utilizes standardized techniques, settings and positions to accomplish acceptable results.
     
  • Office Duties. Performs office jobs in a small department including, but not limited to: answering phones, scheduling patients’ exams, printing reports, retrieving charts, researching problems, ordering supplies, copying and mailing exams to various facilities, and helping providers.  Collaborates with SEARHC staff to create a positive working environment.

  • Documentation of QA and QC for SEARHC imaging modalities. Documents: high level disinfection, and other information per Joint Commission regulations. 

 

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Associates degree with certification in diagnostic sonography.
  • Graduate of an accredited Ultrasound program preferred
  • Graduate of an accredited Radiographic program preferred

Experience:

  • 1 year Ultrasound experience
  • 1 year Radiography experience preferred

License and Certifications:

  • RDMS certified or registration eligible
  • ARRT certified preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge

  • Extensive knowledge of the anatomy and physiology used in standard ultrasound and radiographic exams. 
  • Extensive knowledge of radiation physics and protection (ALARA).

Skills

  • Skilled at independently performing ultrasound. 
  • Skilled in oral and written communication. 
  • Skilled in organizing and cleaning work areas and maintaining equipment in serviceable condition.

Abilities

  • Able to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with radiologists, providers, patients, computer technologists, and SEARHC staff. 

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