Posted: 03/03/2024

    Job Details

    Maryville, IL
    PRN (8 Hours)


    Job Summary:  
    To apply prescribed ultrasonography for diagnosis in accordance with policy and procedure,
    Practicing independent good judgment and initiative in the utilization of the ultrasound equipment.

    To apply patient care, communicating the procedure performed, lessening apprehension and in 
    Accordance with the hospital’s Patient Rights Policies.  Has knowledge of the needs of patients
    According to their age group and the ability to modify care according to patient’s age.

    Service and Quality Standards:

    1.    Service
    Is Customer focused
        Anticipates customer needs
        Adheres to customer service standards
    Is Competent, caring and compassionate
        Treats coworkers and customers with dignity and respect
        Demonstrates competent, caring and compassionate behavior 
            to customers and coworkers
    2.    People
    Is conversation conscious
        Assures confidentiality of patient and employee information
    Is positive in interactions with others
    Is courteous and respectful
        Promotes a harassment free environment
        Inspires the trust of others
    Acts in accordance with hospital policies and code of conduct, and identifies any conflicts of interest.
    3.    Quality
    Is excellent in patient care and service
        Demonstrates multidisciplinary cooperation
        Assists in obtaining excellent satisfaction scores of feedback
    Is safety conscious
        Demonstrates safety consciousness and supports safety initiatives
    Is involved with improvement efforts
        Supports performance improvement
        Seeks ways to improve systems and services
        Shows commitment to improvement efforts
        Meets mandatory educational requirements
    4.    Growth
    Is a loyal ambassador
        Demonstrates commitment to hospital mission and vision
    Is active and involved
        Supports hospital initiatives
        Champions innovation and supports change
    Is a positive role model
        Fosters team cooperation
    5.    Finance
    Is a good steward of hospital resources
        Develops/uses efficient work methods
    Is cost effective
        Conserves organizational resources

    Job Responsibilities:
    1.   Performs and documents patient and family education activities including assessing, performing       
          and documenting
    2.   Provides age specific care for pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric population.       
    3.   Support  Patient’s rights and responsibilities, including respect of cultural and religious diversity    
        4.   Ensure appropriate consent forms are signed by the patient or 
              responsible party for invasive procedures
        5.   Review the medical record for patient history acquiring
              pertinent clinical information
        6.   Proficiently operate all functions of US equipment
        7.   Select the proper transducer(s) for examination(s) being
        8.   Adjust Doppler/color Doppler controls to optimize display of data


    Education Requirements and Other Requirements:

        Education Level:    High school diploma or equivalent

        Certification / Licensure:  A.R.R.T. registered preferred
                          R.D.M.S. certified or registry eligible
        Current BLS:  Required

        Experience Requirements: completion of DMS program

    Working Conditions: 
    Extensive walking, standing, pushing and/or lifting medium to heavy weight.

    Exposure Category I: Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues:  Al procedures or other
    Job related tasks that involve inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashes of them are Category I tasks.  Use of appropriate protective measures should be required for every employee engaged in Category I tasks.

    Physical Activity:

                                                                                                                   NA          0-25%    26-75%     76-100%


    Lift/Carry                                                                                                                                                      X

    Push/Pull                                                                                                                                                     X

    Reach Overhead                                                                                                                       X

    Climb                                                                                                                          X

    Squat/Bend/Kneel                                                                                                                     X


    Stand                                                                                                                                         X

    Walk/Move About                                                                                                                                       X


    The most significant duties have been included in this description.  Other duties may be assigned and the hospital has the right to modify this job description as needed to accurately reflect assigned duties.