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Ultrasound Technologist

Company: Seton Medical Center Harker Heights
Location: Killeen
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:


POSITION SUMMARY:This position is responsible for assisting in the delivery of personalized, professional and quality patient care, internal and external customer service, performance of diagnostic and invasive Ultrasound examinations, transportation of patients to and from Imaging Services, preparation of all departmental paperwork, answering the department's telephone, scheduling of patients, entering and retrieving patient information from the Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS) and Hospital Information System (HIS) and maintaining the work area in a clean and organized manner.Eligible for a $7,500 Sign-on Bonus upon successful completion of 90-days of employment.


  • Maintains effective communication with medical staff, administrative staff, nursing staff and other team members.
  • Assists the organization in incorporating the guiding principles into its radiology practice.
  • Ascertains the delivery of patient care is provided in a personalized, professional and quality manner.
  • Ascertains that Joint Commission, local, state and federal accrediting and licensing bodies' requirements are met.
  • Ascertains that the delivery of patient care is compliant with the accrediting and regulatory agencies.
  • Assists in the Quality Assurance / Improvement Program of Imaging Services.
  • Performs quality control on equipment and notifies management immediately of any potential malfunction or hazard of equipment.
  • Explains Ultrasound procedure to the patient and/or family member in a thorough and professional manner.
  • Performs diagnostic Ultrasound procedures ascertaining appropriate imaging parameters are utilized, providing physician with a quality diagnostic procedure.
  • Assists the physician in performing invasive and biopsy procedures using sterile technique.
  • Enters and retrieves patient information from the Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS) in a proficient manner.
  • Enters and retrieves patient information from the Hospital Information System (HIS) in a proficient manner.
  • Provides minimal nursing care to patient, ascertaining the patient is comfortable in the department. Seeks additional nursing or physician assistance when necessary.
  • Transports patients to and from Imaging Services ascertaining that the patient is relocated without injury or incident.
  • Orders supplies for the division, ensuring that patient care is not interrupted.
  • Prepares and maintains department paperwork, verifying accuracy of information.
  • Ascertains that the delivery of patient care and billing are compliant with the accrediting and regulatory agencies.
  • Ascertains that patient charges are entered correctly.
  • Releases patient information in accordance with policies and procedures and accrediting and regulatory agencies.
  • Answers telephones in a courteous and professional manner within three (3) rings.
  • Schedules patient examinations according to departmental procedures.
  • Maintains Ultrasound procedure rooms and work area in a clean and organized manner.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned.

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:A. Education/Skills/Experience:
    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Complete required education requirements to obtain ARDMS credentials.
    • Previous employment as an Ultrasound Technologist preferred.B. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications:
      • Registered or registry eligible by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) preferred with Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) credentials.
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through the American Heart Association.
      • ARDMS and BLS must be current at all times during employment. Must obtain ARDMS credentials within one (1) year of employment. -

Keywords: Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, Killeen , Ultrasound Technologist, Other , Killeen, Texas

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