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SONOGRAPHER STUDENT - RADIOLOGY - PRN, VARIES
HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK AR 71914
Category: Health Care Industry
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Job code: lhw-e0-90635820

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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SONOGRAPHER STUDENT - RADIOLOGY - PRN, VARIES
**SONOGRAPHER STUDENT - RADIOLOGY - PRN, VARIES**






**Description**






JOB SUMMARY:

















Provides clerical and technical support to the Sonograpy Department under supervision of the Technical supervisor or coordinating technologist.

















**CORE COMPETENCIES & PERFORMANCE CRITERIA**














1. Patient Assessment:










Completes a comprehensive assessment on patients of all ages under the supervision of a Registered Sonographer.










Obtains pertinent medical history from patient by observation or with oral communication under the supervision of a Registered Songrapher










Performs patient assessment to determine:














1. Patient's physical ability to undergo the imaging procedure as needed under the supervision of a Registered Technologist.




2. What patient care is needed during the procedure under the supervision of a Registered Technologist.




3. What modification of the procedure may be required by the age of the patient under the supervision of a Registered Technologist.




4. If there are contraindications to performing the procedure as ordered under the supervision of a Registered Technologist.2. Documentation:










Utilizes patient clinical assessment and patient clinical history in making professional judgment that supports the plan of patient care and properly documents the patient assessment and clinical history under the supervision of a Register Technologist.










Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complimentary to medical ethics.










Capable of using EHR










Documents pertinent medical history from patient on radiology request form.










Completes appropriate forms correctly:














1. Time Out




2. Pregnancy Statement




3. Medication ReconciliationUses immobilizing devices as required by the patient's age, condition or the procedure as determined by patient assessment.Using professional judgment and with the supervision of a Registered Technologist:




4. Performs the procedure as ordered with proper and appropriate indications for procedure.




5. Modifies procedure as required through knowledge gained by patient assessment without compromising diagnostic or therapeutic outcome. Actively assist in meeting all department accrediting and licensing standards including:




6. JCAHO.




7. State Health Department.




8. Any other state, local or federal agency as required.

















3. Communication:










Ensures that communication supports the plan of patient care.










Communicates clearly with patients of all ages, peers and others in order to complete the hospital/physician plan of patient care.










Notifies the patient's attending physician or Radiologist of any patient issues that affect the plan of patient care as directed within the time frames identified in the Radiology Policy Manual.














1. Or notifies the nurse on the patient's unit or the physician's office nurse if the physician is not available.

















4. Procedures:










Provides appropriate patient care during the correct performance of sonography procedures.










Performs appropriate patient care conditions essential for the completion of the procedure for patients of all ages under the supervision of a Registered Technologist.










Performs sonographic procedures on patients of all ages properly, according to the sonogrpahy Procedure Manual standard of obtaining diagnostic images under the supervision of a Registered Technologist.










Safely transports wheelchair, stretcher and ambulatory patients as needed under the supervision of a Registered Technologist.










Documents technical factors on all procedures immediately upon completion of the procedure under the supervision of a Registered Technologist.










Performs clerical tasks to support the patient plan of care under the supervision of a Registered Technologist.










**Assist the Radiologist within the sonographers scope of practice as directed by the physician under the supervision of a Registered Technologist.**














5. Education:










Provides education for students, patients, self and others appropriate for the age that is being served.










Completes mandatory in-services.










Maintains CPR certification according to Health Care Provider course standards by the American Heart Association.










Attends school faculty meetings or monthly department meetings.










Participates in continuous quality improvements activities. (CQI)

















6. Environment:










Maintains a safe environment for patients, self and others.










Avoid any mechanical, biological, radiation or electrical hazard and report potential hazards immediately.




















**Qualifications**






MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

















Education: High school graduate. A minimum of twelve (12) months education in a JRCERT accredited School of Diagnostic Sonography.

















Experience: Twelve (12) months education in a JRCERT accredited School of Sonography

















Physical Requirements: The physical activities involve balancing, climbing, crawling, grasping, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing, stooping and use of fingers and repetitive movements. An individual in this position may be required to carry or lift weight of up to fifty (50) pounds and push/pull one hundred/one hundred-fifty 100-150 pounds. The sensory and communicative activities required for this position include feeling, hearing, seeing, smelling and speaking. Individuals in this position could possibly be exposed to inside environmental conditions, blood borne pathogens and body fluids, chemical hazards, respiratory hazards and radiological hazards.

















Skills: Able to use complex imaging equipment and computers. Demonstrates good interpersonal skills and readily adapts to changing events in the radiographic environment.

















PRIMARY CUSTOMERS: Patients, physicians and employees.

















WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Be effective team member in Ultrasound













**Job** Professional Clinical/Allied Health






**Primary Location** ARKANSAS-HOT SPRINGS-CHI HOSPITAL HOT SPRINGS






**Daily Schedule** PRN, VARIES






**Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0






**Weekends Required** Occasional
**Req ID:** 2018-R0165646
We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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