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Veterans Preferred - Echo Technologist

Company: ChenMed
Location: Hampton
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:


Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. - We're unique. You should be, too.

We're changing lives every day. For both our patients and our team members. Are you innovative and entrepreneurial minded? Is your work ethic and ambition off the charts? Do you inspire others with your kindness and joy?

We're different than most primary care providers. We're rapidly expanding and we need great people to join our team.

The Ultrasound Technologist is a certified medical professional responsible for helping doctors and other health professionals diagnose patients' ailments through the operation of special equipment that uses high-frequency sound waves to record images of internal organs. The incumbent in this role works directly with patients and their families, doctors and other medical personnel in a dynamic and professional environment to provide the highest level of quality healthcare to all patients.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs diagnostic procedures applying prescribed and proper methods of ultrasound techniques.
  • Generates and produce diagnostic imaging using two-dimensional imaging, spectral and color flow Doppler as well as any other available imaging techniques.
    • Echocardiography/Cardiac Ultrasound
    • Vascular Ultrasound
    • General Ultrasound
    • Selects proper transducer and adjustment of equipment according to the needs required for proper diagnostic testing (subject organ(s) to be examined, depth of field, etc.) along with other requirements for proper and productive testing.
    • Explains the procedures to patients and address their concerns.
    • Keys test data and patient information into computer to maintain record of test results.
    • Generates detailed preliminary reports of findings.
    • Communicates STAT findings as detailed in organizational processes.
    • Consents patients as needed and ensures documents are transferred to patient's medical records.
    • Assists physician with ultrasound guided biopsies and/or invasive procedures.
    • Maintains equipment according to manufacturer's requirements and industry standards, at least once a month.
    • Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate the utilization of computerized documentation systems.
    • Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities.
    • Influences and create SOPs for Ultrasound best practices.
    • Provides a safe environment for administering contrast material.
    • Assists with transporting patients to and from room.
    • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
    • Travels to different office locations as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned and modified at manager's discretion.

      We're ChenMed and we're transforming healthcare for seniors and changing America's healthcare for the better. Family-owned and physician-led, our unique approach allows us to improve the health and well-being of the populations we serve. We're growing rapidly as we seek to rescue more and more seniors from inadequate health care.

      ChenMed is changing lives for the people we serve and the people we hire. With great compensation, comprehensive benefits, career development and advancement opportunities and so much more, our employees enjoy great work-life balance and opportunities to grow. Join our team who make a difference in people's lives every single day.

      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

      • Current Certification in Basic Life Support required
      • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills
      • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment
      • Ability and willingness to travel locally and/or regionally up to 40% of the time
      • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds

        EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE CRITERIA:

        • Graduate of an accredited school in Ultrasound technology
        • Bachelor's degree in healthcare related field preferred
        • Six (6) months of experience post internship/externship required
        • Two (2) or more years of experience post internship/externship preferred
        • Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography (RDCS) or Registered Cardiac Sonography (RCS) required to perform Echo cardiograms
        • Must be registered in specific ultrasound modality they perform, e.g. vascular, general

Keywords: ChenMed, Hampton , Veterans Preferred - Echo Technologist, Other , Hampton, Virginia

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