Ultrasound Tech

Ultrasound - Opdc - 207051 Winchester, Virginia Part-Time (Varied Shifts)


Description

  • Entity:
  • Shift: Varied Shifts

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

Performs optimal diagnostic ultrasound procedures and provides high quality care for patients of all ages from the neonatal to geriatric. Must be fully trained in all aspects of Ultrasound. Utilizes and maintains all ultrasound equipment and accessories appropriately. Works rotating weekends/shifts, holidays, overtime, and call as needed to provide 24/7 coverage. Maintains computer skills as necessary for department functions.
Follows all personnel, safety, and infection control policies, National Patient Safety Goads, and Joint Commission requirements. Communicates with the Team Leader, Manager or Department Director on issues concerning the departmental productivity or performance improvement. Actively supports and promotes department/hospital patient satisfaction efforts/goals. Completes mandatory hospital/departmental education, maintain required professional certifications and continuing education requirements to include: ARDMS, State licensure (as needed), CPR. Demonstrations good communication skills necessary to relate to physicians, peers, and patients on a professional/technical level. Follows VH Standards of Behavior policy. Attends/reviews staff meetings/minutes.
Supervises ultrasound students in the clinical setting, assisting with education in scanning, anatomy, pathology, policies/protocols/procedures and patient care.

What You Will Bring:

Education

Certificate related field
Satisfactory completion of an accredited Sonography program.

Experience
1 year - Healthcare/Medical - Allied Health, Clinical diagnostic ultrasound experience in a hospital setting preferred

Certification & Licensures
ARDMS Certification required
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required *
RDMS certification in at least one anatomic category required upon hire.
Additional RDMS certification in which the department is accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) in accordance with the accrediting body’s guidelines.

* New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.

Qualifications
Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development and competence in providing ultrasound services for patients of all ages including neonate, child adolescent, adult and geriatric.
Must be able to work with ultrasound students of varying skill levels.
Demonstrates good communication skills necessary to relate to Physicians, peers and patients on a professional/technical level.
Ability to work shifts as needed to provide 24/7 ultrasound department coverage.

What You Will Get:

- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Onsite Childcare (available at some locations)
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance

*some benefits are subject to change due to job status

We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.

EOE

Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police
3rd party Background Check

FLSA Classification
Non-exempt

Grade
155

Physical Demands
13 A Imaging