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Ultrasound Technologist

Company: Banner Health
Location: Mesa
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Mesa, ArizonaDepartment Name: Ultrasound - HospWork Shift: NightJob Category:Clinical CareBanner Health has been recognized by Becker's Healthcare as one of the 150 top places to work in health care. In addition, we recently made Newsweek's list of America's Greatest Workplaces 2023 for Diversity.--These recognitions reflect Banner Health's investment in team members' professional development, wellness benefits, and continued education. It highlights our commitment to advocating for diversity in the workplace, promoting work-life balance, and boosting employee engagement.

  • Schedule Details: --
    • Friday-- 1430-0300 12 hours --, Saturday Night-- 1730-0600--
    • Holiday Rotation and Holiday call rotation: Holiday Rotation: 2 to 3 holidays a year depending on rotation and staffing.
    • Call requirements:-- Rotating Call shift Sunday Night 6pm to 6am once every 6 weeks.--
    • Preferred qualifications:
      • At least 1-year of ultrasound scanning experience with General, GYN, Early OB 1st trimester limited 2nd trimester and --vascular. ( --Pediatric, and --Obstetrical exams ( 2nd, 3 trimester) High Risk experience preferred, but not required. )-- Graduated from an Ultrasound Program-- and must have their ARDMS registry and/or be eligible to take registry in either Abdomen or OB/GYN, and or RVT (registered Vascular Technologist) RVT registry recommended but not a requirement. --Registry has to be completed within 1 year of hire. ------Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.---- New grads may be considered for this position.-- ----
      • Specific job details:
        • Provide excellent-- service to patients in the Ultrasound department, physicians, fellow employees, and hospital staff.-- --We are a fast paced environment with prioritizing exams --and critical thinking skills.
        • Unit/ Position/ Team:
          • We have a large facility that provides --the opportunity to scan a wide variety of ultrasound exams.-- Staff are always learning --and developing and strengthening their skills.-- We scan pediatric and adult patients.--Additional DetailsEquipment used: --GE, Philips Ultrasound EquipmentNumber of staff working alongside prospective team member: --Weekdays,-- 5 to 6 staff members, Weekends: 2 to 3 staff membersNumber of patients seen daily: --Each day can vary---- Weekday ( 70 to 90)-- Weekends ( 30 to 50) depending on patient volume.-- Each staff scans about 10 to 13 scan in a shifts depending on hours worked.Types of procedures etc.: --Pediatric, OB/ GYN, General Abdomen, Small parts, Abdominal Vascular, Venous and Arterial exams upper and lower extremity,-- Invasive procedures( paracentesis, thoracentesis, Biopsies, drains placements)Located on an 80-acre campus in Mesa, Arizona, Banner Desert Medical Center is one of Arizona's largest and most comprehensive hospitals and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. We provide an abundance of exceptional opportunities with more than 600 licensed beds, including over 100 dedicated to children. Areas of excellence include high-risk pregnancy and neonatal care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, cardiology, oncology and emergency medicine. With 21 operating rooms, we offer a full range of surgical specialties and advanced technology that includes the daVincir Surgical System. About Banner Children's Hospital at Desert If you desire to provide the best care possible to the most vulnerable patients, come to Banner Children's Hospital at Desert in Mesa, Ariz. Within our 248-bed, state-of-the-art facility, specially trained nurses, physicians and other clinical professionals utilize the most advanced technology - including iCare ICU monitoring and robotic surgery - to provide high quality, child-friendly, family-centered care. Our facilities feature a recently expanded 104-bed NICU, a 24-bed PICU, six pediatric ORs and a 26-bed ED. We also offer dedicated pediatric rehab, radiology, oncology and hematology capabilities. With clinical diversity, exceptional training programs and a supportive culture, this is a place where you can grow in your career as you help our very special patients.POSITION SUMMARYThis position performs prescribed procedures in accordance with department/facility policies, procedures and protocols. This position ensures optimal care/treatment to patient populationCORE FUNCTIONS1. Performs procedures by following and verifying referring providers' orders. Uses independent judgment and applies learned methodologies according to established policy and procedures.2. Educates patients/families regarding procedure and/or treatment to be performed. Demonstrates professional behavior/conduct in all interactions; fosters teamwork, efficient use of resources and quality patient outcomes.3. Produces high quality images and prepares/presents them with other pertinent patient information for timely interpretation. Prepares and maintains accurate documentation.4. Demonstrates competence in performing prescribed invasive/interventional procedures if applicable in accordance with established policies if applicable.5. Performs and evaluates equipment quality control measurements. Demonstrates the ability to trouble shoot and notifies appropriate personnel to maintain equipment performance. Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel, and visitors. Adheres to safety policies.6. Accountable for the ethical, legal, professional and certification responsibilities related to the practice. This includes maintaining confidentiality of all work information.7. Assures the efficient operation of workflow of the department. Monitors and maintains an adequate inventory of supplies and material to ensure non-interruption of services.8. Independently performs prescribed procedures in accordance with department/facility policies, procedures and protocols to patients. Internal customers: All levels of medical imaging and nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: regulatory and health agencies, patients and family members.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSRequires national certification in the area of specialty from the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or from Cardiovascular Credentialing International. For new graduates, certification must be completed within 12 months of hire. BLS certification required.This position requires clinical knowledge typically achieved with 1-2 years of experience. Must demonstrate effective communication skills, human relations skills, analyze data and solve problems.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSAdditional related education and/or experience preferred.DATE APPROVED 07/29/2018Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.

Keywords: Banner Health, Mesa , Ultrasound Technologist, Other , Mesa, Arizona

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