Covenant Health

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Ultrasound Tech II
Fortress Corporation-Fort Sanders West
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Ultrasound Tech, Oak Ridge Breast Center (located in Oak Ridge, TN)

PRN/Occasional, to provide coverage when needed.


The Oak Ridge Breast Center is committed to helping women detect and begin treatment for breast cancer in its earliest stages. Serving the community since 1984, the Center is the only mammography provider in the Oak Ridge area that offers a complete range of breast health services, bone density screenings, and the very latest technology. Accredited by the American College of Radiology in every modality, Oak Ridge Breast Center is proud to offer registered, experienced, dedicated, and compassionate technologists, and boasts a perfect FDA inspection record.



Position Summary:


Performs physician defined routine and specialized ultrasound procedures. Performs complex tasks associated with the operations of ultrasound equipment to produce high quality ultrasound images. The Ultrasound Technologist is responsible for maintaining a safe ultrasound environment at all times.



Recruiter: Jason Shubert || || 865-374-5393


  • Performs procedures or examinations under the order of a licensed medical practitioner for diagnostic interpretation.
  • Ensures the sonography examination order is complete and contains relevant information.
  • Conducts patient clinical assessment. Obtains and documents pertinent clinical information and technical findings for review by physician for order clarification and follow-through.
  • Identifies and documents any limitations to the sonography examination.
  • Reviews examination images, synthesizes examination results, and prepares preliminary findings for physician prior to physician interpretation.
  • Documents any incidental findings that might impact patient safety or patient care.
  • Demonstrates competency in critical thinking skills, including demonstration of competency in addressing the age-specific needs of the patient population served.
  • Follows established processes for supply charging, stock maintenance, and vendor ordering.
  • Performs complex tasks associated with the operation of an ACR accredited ultrasound department and related equipment to produce high quality ultrasound images.
  • Selects appropriate associated equipment/data manipulation to achieve desired results with factors influencing data acquisition.
  • Technically proficient in the operation and quality control aspects of scanning and image recording equipment specific to the assigned work area.
  • Identifies and screens patient. Obtains patient history, completes and verifies accurate consents, informed consents, and/or permits as needed.
  • Performs quality imaging procedures through technical expertise of equipment and procedure protocols.
  • Assists physicians with US procedures when needed. Follows the Joint Commission procedures regarding medication preparation/usage on patient for minimally invasive procedures.
  • Follows policy regarding time out prior to minimally invasive procedures being performed. Practices aseptic technique and uses universal precautions.
  • Applies appropriate infection prevention techniques and processes.
  • Provides patient instructions/education to obtain desired results, gain cooperation, and minimize anxiety during exams.
  • Positions patients for ultrasound imaging using immobilization and protective equipment to minimize risk to patient, self, and others.
  • Positions patient and equipment to best demonstrate the anatomic area of interest, respecting the patient’s ability, safety, and comfort.
  • Provides for psychological and physical needs of patients for ultrasound imaging procedures. Proficient in patient assessment and monitoring.
  • Adheres to the facility policies and procedures, ACR regulations, the Joint Commission standards, and other regulatory compliance for ultrasound department/facility.
  • Provides patient services consistent with the Scope of Practice and Clinical Standards for Diagnostic Sonographer. Assumes responsibility for patient needs during procedures and assists patients, families, practitioners, and visitors, as needed.
  • Proficient in required data entry, record maintenance, and statistical data. Technically proficient in the operation and quality control aspects of scanning and image recording equipment specific to the assigned work area.
  • Maintains patient’s confidential records, reports, and files, following established HIPAA guidelines.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


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 at the time license and/or certification was granted.


Minimum Experience:         

Clinical training appropriate to the specified modality and registered in at least one (1) ultrasound modality.


Licensure Requirement:      

Must have and maintain ARDMS, ARRT (S), ARRT (BS), ARRT (VS), or CCI licensure. State licensure in accordance with Tennessee guidelines.


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