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#99053 Sr. Ultrasound Tech Per Diem

Extended Deadline: Tue 7/23/2019

DESCRIPTION

Working under general supervision, incumbent independently performs and records all sonographic procedures in accordance with established departmental guidelines and protocols. Operates various types of ultrasound equipment, transducers, and recording devices. Recognizes normal and pathological conditions.

Prepares and positions patient for procedure by using established Ultrasound protocols to achieve the highest quality image. Trouble shoots and resolves ultrasound related PACS issues. Reviews, verifies and evaluates images to ensure excellent image quality. Participates in performance improvement projects within the ultrasound department. Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of a school of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS-RVT)or registry eligible. If registry eligible, must obtain registry with ARDMS within 12 months of hire date.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Recent proven experience in a similar role and setting.

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.

  • Demonstrated computer skills.

  • Possess the skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One (1) year of relevant experience.
  • Vascular experience.
  • CAAHEP accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and some overtime, as needed.
  • Must be able to work various locations based on business needs. * Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
ULTRASOUND TCHNO SR PD
Department:
Ultrasound-Diagnostic
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Variable, Variable, Variable

 

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