Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Ultrasound
Category: Radiology/Imaging Svcs
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 564864
Date Posted: 3/23/2021
Employee Type: PRN

Position Summary

This position performs diagnostic sonography examinations and procedures to provide data for diagnosis of disease and injury in accordance with all applicable standards, regulations and licensing requirements.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Diagnostic sonography
    • Performs diagnostic sonography examinations on patients across the spectrum of congenital and acquired disease for intrerpretation by a radiologist. Determines proper technique and positioning to ensure optimal results in accordance with all applicable standards, protocols and procedures. Performs or assists (as required and per training and expertise) interventional and operative exams.
  2. Documents preliminary report
    • Creates a detailed report to include pertinent positive and negative anatomic findings and measurements using proper technique and positions, and medical history for presentation to interpreting physician. Report is clear, concise, and grammatically correct and utilizes appropriate spelling and punctuation.
  3. Maintains professional and technical competencies by attending CMEs, keeping active certification by ARDMS, keeping apprised of current literature, attending and assisting in monthly journal club, and maintaining BLS and TB.
  4. Represents Ultrasound in a positive and professional manner
    • Interacts professionally with peers, guests, patients, families and internal and external clients. Projects a positive image of the sonography team.
  5. Performs finalizing functions
    • Assures studies are appropriately transferred to electronic archives and tracked. Takes steps to quickly remedy identified errors and omissions utilizing the chain of command as necessary.
  6. Ownership and departmental growth
    • Seeks and shares QI opportunities and initiatives; shares feedback re: procedures and protocols; communicates frequently with medical administrative leadership.
  7. Care of professional environment
    • Participates in cleaning, re-stocking, re-supplying, and turnover of ultrasound exam room and equipment to provide for efficient, effective, and safe department operations.
  8. Equipment maintenance
    • Identifies and troubleshoots malfunctions to ensure continuous proper and safe operations. Reports service needs and preventative maintenance issues as appropriate.
  9. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Graduate of ACR accredited Ultrasound program. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. ARDMS Registered in at least one of the following: OB, Abdominal, Neuro, Vascular, Pediatrics, or Musculoskeletal or Board Eligible and obtains at least one registry within 6 months of hire. Required
2. Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Frequently
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Constantly
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Constantly
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Constantly
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Frequently
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Constantly
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Constantly
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Constantly
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
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