Covenant Health

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Ultrasound Tech III
Parkwest Medical Center
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Breast Ultrasound Technologist, Parkwest Breast Center

PRN/OCC, Variable Hours and shifts


Parkwest Overview:

Parkwest is West Knoxville’s premier medical facility and a top performing heart hospital. In addition to providing the area’s leading cardiac services, Parkwest has been nationally recognized for award-winning care throughout our facility. For 2020-21 Parkwest received recognition from U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Top 10” hospitals in Tennessee.


Breast Center: 

At Parkwest Comprehensive Breast Center, we tailor services to fit our patient health needs. Our convenient, Knoxville-based center provides innovative, high-quality care to women of all ages and stages of life. 

For comprehensive imaging services and excellent healthcare, women in East Tennessee choose Parkwest Comprehensive Breast Center at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville for their breast health and wellness. 

The Parkwest Comprehensive Breast Center is recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). It is a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary program, offering you a full array of services to meet your breast health needs.

As an FDA/ACR accredited facility, we stand at the forefront of care, from screening and diagnosis of breast cancer to treatment and counseling


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


Recruiter: Jason Shubert please contact if you have any questions 865-374-5393, 



  • Performs procedures or examinations under the order of a licensed medical practitioner for diagnostic interpretation.
  • Ensure the sonography examination order is complete, contains relevant information.
  • Conduct 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, synthesize examination results, and prepare 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 consent 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.
  • Follow 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.
  • 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.
  • Completes required education assignments annually.
  • Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Proficient in required data entry, record maintenance and statistical data.
  • Maintains patient’s confidential records, reports and files, following established HIPAA guidelines.
  • Stays current in Basic Life Support (BLS) and performs BLS as needed.
  • 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:   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 and certification appropriate to the specified modality and three (3) years clinical ultrasound experience


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


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