Job Description

Location: St. Dominic Hospital
Department: CARDIAC NON-INVASIVE LAB. - 7280
Employment Type: Full Time 80
Shift: Day
Other Shift Details:
Job Code: 8227


Manages the Ultrasound Department; establishes policies, procedures, standards and objectives for the provision of diagnostic services. Reports to administrator of MS Heart: Vascular Institute.
Minimum Education Courses in Ultrasound Technology required; Bachelor degree or graduate of a radiologic technology program preferred.
Required Skills Supervisory experience is required; sufficient previous experience in cardio and vascular ultrasound required. Pediatric echo preferred.
Provides a positive and professional representation of the organization. Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting, documentation, and prevention. Maintains hospital standards for a clean and quiet patient environment to maintain a positive patient care experience. Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope of job role or practice. Adheres to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations. Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities. Maintains compliance with organization’s policies, as well as established practices, protocols, and procedures of the position, department, and applicable professional standards. Complies with organizational and regulatory policies for handling confidential patient information. Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions, consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission, and Values of the organization. Adheres to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and TJC standards and/or standards from other accrediting bodies.
Prepares work schedules, assigns personnel, evaluates work performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions and operation improvements. Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Ensures the delivery of quality services in area of operations. Acts as an educational resource and is available for consultation to medical, nursing, and administrative staff. Establishes and maintains communication within the department and with other hospital departments. Develops relationships with professional affiliations and others as appropriate. Participates in quality assurance program. Establishes and maintains safety, environmental and infection control policies and procedures for the department. Prepares written documentation as required by the profession and the department, such as evaluation results, individualized treatment plans, progress reports, etc. Performs all ultrasound techniques and examinations, and diagnostic tests to include: echocardiograms, dopplers, venous duplex, etc. Schedules cases to coordinate with other patient examination. Positions and transfers patients comfortably. Maintains clean and orderly work areas. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, and workshops. Attends meetings as required. Responsible for lab accreditation. Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

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