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University of Utah Health Ultrasonographer I in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for performing diagnostic ultrasound exams which aid Radiologists and Providers in their diagnosis and/or treatment of patients. This position is also responsible for assisting providers in various ultrasound-guided procedures.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Ensures the appropriate exam is performed based on physician's orders and patient history.

  • Verifies and enters/selects patient demographics.

  • Provides accurate and consistent patient education and explanation of exam.

  • Performs ultrasound examinations, tailoring exams based upon findings and most likely diagnosis.

  • Updates patient logs and submit billing.

  • Ensures operation of equipment and coordinates necessary maintenance.

  • Assists with training of student sonographers, residents, and fellows.

  • Assists physicians with invasive procedures.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.

  • Ability to provide care to the population served.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrate human relations and effective communication skills.

Qualifications

Qualifications Licenses Required

  • Current RQI Healthcare Provider eCredential through the University of Utah Health RQI system. The eCredential is to be obtained within 30 days of hire.

  • One of the following

  • Current ARRT Registration for Sonography (S).

  • Current certification as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer with an Abdomen specialty (AB) through the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).

  • Current certification as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer with an OB/GYN specialty (OB/GYN) through the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).

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  • Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department._

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • ARRT Registration as a Radiologic Technician R.T. ( R) (ARRT).

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intensive work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects, such as medical equipment, or patients while providing medical care.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Color Determination, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

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EEO Statement

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Requisition Number 41560

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type PRN

Shift Variable

Work Schedule PRN

Location Name University of Utah Hospital

Patient Care? Yes

City SALT LAKE CITY

State UT

Department UUH ANC 12C RAD ULTRASOUND

Category Radiology / Imaging

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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