Ultra Sound Technician
Job Title: Ultra Sound Technician
Department: Valley OBGYN
Location: VN 91405 & PC 91403
Bilingual: English/ Spanish
Exempt/Non: Non exempt
Licenses/Certifications: Certificate from an AMA approved school
Travel Required: Between Van Nuys & Panorama City
Position Type: Part Time
The Ultrasound Tech will be expected to support all organizational expectations including, but not limited to: Customer Service, Patient’s Rights, Confidentiality and Information, Environments of Care and EPFMC initiatives. The Ultrasound Tech performs ultrasound procedures of specified body areas/parts as ordered by referring physician/health provider, established procedures and within standard time frames at both Van Nuys and Panorama City.
Performs any combination of the following duties under direction of physician or health care provider: Performs diagnostic ultrasound procedures on outpatients, which may include adolescent, adult and geriatric, at a technical level that does not require constant supervision or technical detail. Performs a variety of technical procedures that requires independent judgment, imitative and ingenuity to perform prescribed ultrasonic procedures for diagnostic purposes. Assumes responsibility for efficient operation of all ultrasound equipment and maintain the ability to assist in other areas in Diagnostic Imaging Services.
Qualifications & Education Requirements:
To perform effectively in the position, the Ultrasound Tech must have: *High school graduate or equivalency *Satisfactory completion of formal ultrasound technology training from an AMA approved school *Completion of an ultrasound training internship in ultrasound sonography *Eligible for ARDMS and RVT exams *PACS experience preferred *Must be able to perform physical requirements of the job including: lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds, prolonged standing, repetitive motion *Flexibility in movement in regards to reaching and bending is needed to position and move patients and equipment.