Ultrasound Tech/Sonographer - Iowa - $2402/weekly

Ottumwa, Iowa

Category: Allied

Travel

Job ID: 779150

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1162 / Week

Posted Date: 6/11/2024

Ottumwa, Iowa

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $1162 / Week

Job ID: 779150

Posted Date: 6/11/2024

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The Ultrasound Technician performs a variety of specializedtechnical tasks utilizing high frequency ultrasound waves to assist with thedetection of medical conditions or abnormalities by producing images of theinside of a patient’s body.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of complex specialized tasks utilizingultrasonic high-frequency sound waves to detect but not limited toabnormalities including masses, abscesses, and stones
  • Assists physicians with biopsy procedures, guiding biopsyinstruments using sonographic techniques
  • Utilizes accessory equipment such as transducers,multi-format cameras, printers, and PACS workstations
  • Prepares patients for procedures and explains procedures topatients
  • Reports changes in patient condition to medical staff
  • Provides an oral and written summary of preliminary findingsto the radiologist
  • Evaluates the quality of sonograms and determines ifadditional sonograms or ultrasound procedures are indicated
  • Maintains patient records following facility policy andprocedure
  • Performs ultrasound procedures, doppler vascularexaminations, abdominal studies and colorflow ultrasound, OB-GYN procedures asrequired
  • Collaborates in quality control of equipment and filming andobtains service as required
  • Proficient in the performance of ultrasound procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • A certification from an accredited ultrasound school 
  • One year of experience as an ultrasound technicianpreferred.
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency programwhen applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age  

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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