Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: November 19, 2021
The Ultrasound Technologist, under general supervision of a
Radiologist, performs ultrasound procedures on ambulatory and
hospital patients as requested by a physician or other licensed
provider for the diagnosis of disease and injury in accordance with
* ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE*
Performs high quality ultrasound procedures, according to exam
protocol, in a timely manner. Maintains production and quality of
imaging procedures by following established standards and
Utilizes AIDET when communicating with patients to: identify
patient service requirements, ensure correct exam is performed on
the correct patient, and establish rapport with patients and
Instructs and communicates with patients and their family regarding
the test to be performed and assesses patient's ability to tolerate
Prepares patient and area for procedure by positioning patient,
adjusting immobilization devices, moving equipment into specified
position and adjusting equipment controls to set exposure
Protects patients and employees by adhering to safety requirements,
infection-control, drug and radiation policies, protocols and
Uses proper sterile techniques when setting up and performing
invasive multimodality procedures and maintains hand hygiene
Maintains equipment and work area to meet quality and cleanliness
Works with engineers and physicists to ensure optimal operational
capabilities of equipment.
Reports issues to management or appropriate department. Assists in
maintaining supplies inventory.
Ensures individuals are safe to enter the department by screening
them according to approved policies and procedures.
Obtains, verifies and maintains all relevant documentation such as
requisition/chart, patient history, pregnancy status and shielding
precautions taken, consent forms, policies and procedures, etc.
Maintains medical imaging records in appropriate system and
according to department policies and standards for interpretation
in a timely manner.
* KEY SUCCESS FACTORS*
Able to perform high quality ultrasound procedures according to
exam protocol in a timely manner.
Able to explain the procedure and put patients at ease.
Able to provide services in a timely, accurate, and cost-efficient
manner in compliance with established System and regulatory
standards, policies and procedures.
Able to perform tasks independently without need for routine
Able to maintain a calm and helpful attitude, even under times of
stress, and take appropriate and reasonable steps to resolve
Able to effectively administer first aid and use emergency
Able to ensure customer satisfaction by limiting wait times,
providing courteous service, remaining professional, reviewing
patient satisfaction scores and developing action plans when
Demonstrates and maintains current knowledge, continued education
and skills appropriate care for the following age groups (specific
to department): newborn, pediatric, young adult, adult and
Able to serve as preceptor by providing quality training to new
team members and on new services and initiatives.
Able to take call, if required.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
* Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
* 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
* Tuition Reimbursement
* PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
* EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program
* EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
* CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or
ARRT-BS Breast Sonography (ARRT-BS), ARRT-S Sonography (ARRT-S),
Musculoskeletal Sonography (MSK), Reg Diag Med Sono-Abdomen (AB)
(RDMS-AB), Reg Diag Med Sono-Breast (BR) (RDMS-BR), Reg Diag Med
Sono-OB/GYN (OB) (RDMS-OB), Registered Vascular Tech (RVT): Must be
certified in one of following:
Certified by the ARDMS-American Registry of Diagn Medical
Sonographers (OB/GYN) or (AB) or (BR) or (MSK),
Certified by the ARRT-American Reg of Radiologic Tech ARRT (S) or
(BS) or must have an RVT certificate. Certified by the American
Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) in Vascular
Technology (RVT) within one (1) year of position effective date
required for employees in departments that perform vascular
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