Covenant Health

Job Title
Ultrasound Tech III
ID
3247300
Facility
LeConte Medical Center
Department Name
CARDIOPULMONARY SVS

Overview

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Ultrasound Technologist (Echo), Cardiopulmonary Services

 

PRN/OCC, Day Shift

On-calls required

 

LeConte Medical Center Overview:

LeConte Medical Center is a part of Covenant Health, our region’s top-performing healthcare network and is a 79-bed community hospital located in the heart of Sevier County. We’re a full-service, not-for-profit hospital delivering modern medicine and compassionate care to the growing Sevier County community. LeConte offers a full range of health services, including top-tier specialists, a modern ER, and a beautiful Women’s Center. Learn more about our amazing facility at https://www.lecontemedicalcenter.com/about-leconte-medical-center/.

 

As you’d expect, we offer our employees a robust benefits package, including:

  • unmatched medical insurance,
  • tuition reimbursement;
  • student loan repayment assistance,
  • certification bonuses;
  • leadership and professional development programs;
  • an employer-matched 401(k); and
  • a generous Combined Time Off (CTO) program.

Position Summary:  Performs physician-defined routine and specialized diagnostic imaging procedures.  Provides support assistance/activities as needed.  Performs all duties of Ultrasound technologists.

 

Responsibilities

Position accountabilities to include but not limited to:

  • Oversees the work of other personnel by training, allocating, and monitoring work. Performs work of a similar nature.
  • Assists in establishing policies and procedures, objectives, process improvement programs and safety standards.
  • Ensures that preventative maintenance is performed according to the established schedule.
  • Reviews and evaluates completed tests for quality, completeness and type of test ordered; ensures quality images.
  • Maintains established radiation safety standards.
  • Obtains and documents pertinent clinical information and technical findings for review by physician for order clarification and follow-through.
  • Performs routine diagnostic imaging procedures through technical expertise of equipment and procedure protocol.
  • Assists in maintenance of supplies and imaging areas.
  • Provides patients and families with procedure explanation and/or written documentation of procedure.
  • Proficient in required data entry, record maintenance and statistical data.
  • Responds appropriately and timely to patients, physicians and other customers needs.
  • Coordinates the smooth transition of patients throughout the hospital and other campus locations.
  • Proficient in patient assessment, monitoring and sterile technique as required. Provides assistance with clerical and transport needs.
  • Technically proficient in the operation and quality control aspects of scanning and image recording equipment specific to the assigned work area.
  • Displays independent work skills by capably taking physician orders to completion to include correct patient transport, required clerical skills, physician defined scanning parameters, acquisition, filming and physician interpretation.
  • Correct drug procedure and supply charging, stock maintenance and vendor ordering procedure.
  • Efficient coordination of daily work distribution and patient flow.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:  None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

 

Minimum Experience: Clinical training appropriate to the specified modality and either:

  • ARDMS registered in two (2) modalities; OR
  • Three (3) years clinical ultrasound experience; plus either:
    • ARDMS registered in a single modality, or
    • CCI registry-level credential, or
    • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist with ultrasound-specific registry: ARRT(S) or ARRT(VS)

 

Licensure Requirement:  ARDMS, ARRT(S), ARRT (VS), or CCI registry-level credential. State licensure in accordance with Tennessee guidelines.  CPR required. ARMDS preferred.

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