Foundation Health

  • Registered Echo Sonographer

    Job Locations US-AK-Fairbanks
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-3592
    Category
    Medical Imaging
    Facility Name
    Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
    Position Type
    FA: Full Time
    Shift
    Days
    New Grad
    Yes
  • Overview

    We are looking for a registered echo sonographer and having vascular experience would be an added bonus!

     

    This position performs prescribed procedures in accordance with department/facility policies, procedures and protocols. This position ensures optimal care/treatment to patient population

     

    About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
    Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. We have a strong patient to nurse ratio and a culture of Shared Leadership. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.

     

    Position Available:

    Full Time 

    40 hours per week

    10 hour Day shifts

    *Call Required on Nights, Weekends and Holidays

    *Registered Echo Sonographer with Vascular Experience Highly Preferred.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    1. Performs procedures by following and verifying referring providers’ orders. Uses independent judgmentand applies learned methodologies according to established policy and procedures. 
    1. 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. 
    1. Produces high quality images and prepares/presents them with other pertinent patient information for timely interpretation. Prepares and maintains accurate documentation. 
    1. Demonstrates competence in performing prescribed invasive/interventional procedures if applicable in accordance with established policies if applicable. 
    1. 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. 
    1. Accountable for the ethical, legal, professional and certification responsibilities related to the practice. This includes maintaining confidentiality of all work information. 
    1. 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. 

    Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.

     

    NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Requires 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. Banner Registry and Travel positions require a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting. Experience working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months as an Ultrasound Technologist in the specialty area is preferred.

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS

    DP - Typical Direct Patient Care environment: (Nutrition Rep, Chaplain, RN)

    • Able to stand, walk, bend, squat, reach, and stretch frequently.
    • Possess physical agility and adequate reaction time to respond quickly and appropriately to unexpected patient care needs.
    • Needs adequate hearing and visual acuity, including adequate color vision.
    • Requires fine motor skills, adequate eye-hand coordination, and ability to grasp and handle objects.
    • Able to use proper body mechanics to assist patients in ambulating, transferring in and out of bed, chair or wheelchair.
    • May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.
    • Must use standard precautions due to threat of exposure to blood and bodily fluids.
    • Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone.
    • May require periodic use of personal computer. 

    Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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