Company: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Location: Rio Rancho
Posted on: June 12, 2019
Type of Opportunity: Full Time
Work Schedule: Varied Days and HoursSummary:
Performs diagnostic ultrasound exams for subsequent evaluation and
treatment by attending physician. Takes call
* Successful transmission of images to PACS
*Schedules ultrasound cases to coordinate with other patient
*Educates patient prior to scanning procedure explaining the
procedure and answering patient questions.
*Prepares written documentation as required by the profession and
ultrasound department policy such as blood pressures (pre and post
exam) and post invasive procedure patient follow up. Maintains
records of exam data and other pertinent information on patients.
Uses Radiology Information System, hospital information systems as
*Assists physician in such procedures as needle biopsies,
amniocentesis, renal biopsies, etc. Scans patient, marks patient
body, determines angle for puncture, assists as necessary. Has
knowledge of and maintains sterile technique.
*Maintains established hospital radiology and ultrasound policies,
procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental
and infection control standards. Selects proper technical factors
on an individual patient basis.
*Positions and transfers patients comfortably.
*Assists in maintaining upkeep of department and equipment -
including ordering and stocking supplies when necessary.
*Attends section staff meetings, pertinent in-services, workshops
and/or seminars for continuing education to enhance professional
growth and development.
*Takes call for ultrasound procedures.
*Works with, oversees and evaluates student ultrasound
Two years radiology ultrasound specific college coursework,
Associates Degree or Diploma Preferred. ARDMS eligible and two
registries required within two years of hire Current BLS
* High School Diploma or GED
* Reg Diagnostic Med Sonographer Competencies and skills:
* SKILL-Ability to effectively interact with customers to
understand their needs and explain data
* SKILL-Microsoft Office
* Planning and coordinating organizational change
* Anticipating & Addressing Customer Needs
* Educating Employees, Customers & Transferring Knowledge
* Functioning as an Effective Contingent Member
* Acquiring & Applying Superior Skills to achieve Quality
* Functioning as an Effective Team Member
* SKILL-Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in person
and via telephone with members, employer groups, brokers,
physicians, and physician office staff using strong dialogue and
customer service competencies.
* SKILL-Written communication
Benefits are effective day-one (for .45 FTE and above) and include:
- Competitive salaries
- Full medical, dental and vision insurance
- Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
- Free wellness programs
- Paid time off (PTO)
- Retirement plans, including matching employer
- Continuing education and career development opportunities
- Life insurance and short/long term disability programs About
Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit
healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a
growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in
1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately
11,000 employees.Presbyterian's story is really the story of the
remarkable people who have chosen to work here. Starting with
Reverend Cooper who began our journey in 1908, the hard work of
thousands of physicians, employees, board members, and other
volunteers brought Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium
to a statewide healthcare system, serving more than 700,000 New
We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future.
That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as
deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.
About New Mexico
New Mexico's unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American
influences contribute to a culturally rich lifestyle. Add in
Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta, Los Alamos' nuclear
scientists, Roswell's visitors from outer space, and Santa Fe's
artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and
experiences that make this state great.
Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation's best
places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal
Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers
like Worldwide ERC.
New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore,
and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path,
challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the
expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing,
snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful
wonders of the west.
AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer
with smoke free campuses. ML123#CB
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