Performs high quality procedures in accordance with all State, organization & department policies and protocols. Verifies patient ID & physician's written order for appropriateness & clinical history. Gathers relevant information from patient, patient's representative and/or patient's medical records regarding the patient's medical history. Documents relevant lab values, previous imaging procedures, and any previous surgery. Communicates with the patient and/or family the explanation of the procedure, length of the procedure and will answer any questions or concerns related to the procedure. Responsible for patient safety & education relevant to the procedure. Practices & delivers high levels of customer satisfaction & service in all areas. Responsible for safety, security & quality control of pharmaceuticals and/or contrast media. Assists physicians with procedures where appropriate.
Graduate of an accredited Ultrasound program
Minimum of 1 year verifiable, general ultrasound experience
Some training/exposure to all modalities of Radiology (i.e. CT, MRI, Ultrasound, etc)
Basic PC, HIS, RIS, & MS Office, PACS
Basic knowledge of US imaging & image distribution equipment
General office equipment
Good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a fast paced environment
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.