Ultrasound Technologist - AdventHealth Central Texas
Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX
Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity
You Will Be Responsible For:
Adheres to the hospital and department policies and procedures as related to the radiology department clinical area.
Responsible for the application of imaging guidelines and standards in accordance with current practices.
Patient Care activities include, but not limited to:
Follows supervisors direction and job assignments daily with flexibility as changes necessitate.
Reviews Ultrasound orders to assess correctness of examination requested and any patient special needs or conditions.
Ensures correct patient for each procedure using proper standards for identification.
Communicates with all patients professionally at all times while looking for opportunities to exceed their expectations.
Provides instructions /educates patients and/or significant others on examinations to be performed when necessary
Maintains cleanliness and proper working order of assigned equipment, examination rooms and overall appearance of department and facility.
Greets and assists patients when visitingthe department and when assistance is necessary while in the hospital
Immediately provides supervisor with detailed information on any safety concerns for patients or staffthat may impact care or overall wellbeing.
Has knowledge of and understands current JCAHO Standards for the clinical aspect of the department.
Promotes teamwork with physicians and all health care providers.
Actively participates in Patient Experience; Performance Improvement projects for clinical areas and with annual Gallup Survey.
Activity participates in assigned meetings.
What You Will Need:
Ability to perform various ultrasound procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail.
Knowledge of communication styles and constant deployment of proper engagement behaviors when encountering patients, staff and physicians.
Experience: 2 years’ experience in hospital Ultrasound setting, preferred.
LEAN training preferred
Education: Graduation from an accredited American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, (ARDMS) program with ARDMS certification in at least one body area.
Successful completion of American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, (ARDMS) boards with (abdomen, OB, RVT or at least one specialty area) designator, and maintaining ARDMS Certification and continuing education requirements.
Current basic life support (BLS) certification preferred
Performs Ultrasound procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. Performs a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgment, in adverse situations. Obtains quality diagnostic Ultrasound scans and renders a sonographers impression to the radiologists and other clinicians as appropriate, will assume responsibility for related tasks as needed. Behavior and communication skills must always be in keeping with the organizations standards of behavior policy.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.