Billings Clinic Per Diem Ultrasound Tech (Townsend) in TOWNSEND, Montana
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Per Diem Ultrasound Tech (Townsend)
BILLINGS CLINIC BROADWATER (BILLINGS CLINIC BROADWATER)
Employment Status: Per Diem
Hours per Pay Period: 0.01 = per diem (Non-Exempt)
Starting Wage DOE
The incumbent in this position is responsible for performing diagnostic imaging services in the specialty of Ultrasound. The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer is responsible for the operation of a variety of equipment to produce images of the patient’s body for diagnostic purposes. The sonographer is responsible for providing exposure in the field of Ultrasound to the Radiologic Technologist program students and may provide instruction to Ultrasound interns. Interviews patients, explains procedures, and assists in positioning the patient for procedures. Reviews test results with the radiologists and referring physicians.
Essential Job Functions
Supports and models behaviors consistent with the mission and philosophy of Billings Clinic and department/service.
Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic sonography examinations as ordered by the physician.
Assumes responsibility for the safety, mental and physical comfort of all patients in the sonographic area. Interviews patient, explains examination procedures and process and assists in positioning the patient for scans.
Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record and adapt procedures as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images. Coordinates with other staff to assure appropriate patient care is provided.
Coordinates scheduling, transportation and scanning of patients.
Maintains patient examination records in accordance with Billings Clinic policies, procedures and standards.
Assists physicians with invasive Ultrasound guidance procedures as appropriate to service needs.
Analyzes sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information, medical history, and utilizes independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate between normal and pathologic findings. Prepares preliminary reports and/or checklist for the interpreting physician. Reviews exam with the interpreting physician as requested. Communicates with attending and referring physicians as appropriate.
Maintains ultrasound equipment and work area in a neat, organized manner and maintains adequate supplies.
Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency environmental, employee or patient safety standards relevant to job performance. Participates in maintenance of laboratory accreditation. Complies with general training required by Billings Clinic as well as specific training required of the position.
Identifies needs and sets goals for own growth and development; meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field of ultrasound, vascular and echocardiography technology.
Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.
Completion of a minimum of one (1) year schooling in a formal program for diagnostic medical sonography.
On-the-job training and experience equivalents may be considered in lieu of completion of a diagnostic medical sonography program for staff who obtained their training prior to the availability of formal training program and are currently registered with the ARDMS in Physics and Abdomen or OB/GYN.
Registered with the ARDMS within one (1) year of employment in Physics and Abdomen or OB/GYN.
Fundamental understanding of doppler physics.
Completion of one (1) year of formal schooling in an accredited program for diagnostic medical sonography
Registered with the ARDMS or CCI within one year of employment in adult echocardiography
Basic EKG training
Graduate, or minimum of one year completion of a diagnostic medical sonography program
Bachelor of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Certifications and Licenses
Current Health Care Provider CPR Certification
Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more atwww.billingsclinic.com/aboutus (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/)
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