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Ultrasonographer II - Every Other Weekend 7a-7p - KOP

King Of Prussia, PA, US, 19406

​Location: LOC_KOP_HOSPITAL-King of Prussia Hospital 

Req ID: 229796

Shift: Weekends

Employment Status: Regular - Part Time 

 

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Job Summary

Under the direction of the Ultrasound Team Leader, performs a variety of Ultrasound procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail.

Schedule: Every other Sat/Sun, 7am-7pm

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs all Ultrasound techniques and examinations according to the procedures determined by the Radiologists.
  • Selects proper transducer and application for the specified type of ultrasound exam.
  • Produces optimal sonographic images for diagnostic interpretation 100% of the time.
  • Selects proper technical factors and operates US equipment as directed 100% of the time.
  • Provides protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards to ensure the well-being of patients, hospital personnel, general public and self while performing duties 100% of the time.
  • Maintains constant attention to patient assigned to sonographer for the examination 100% of the time
  • Maintains records of exams.
  • Responsible for proper identification on images including patient identification and patient demographics 100% of the time.
  • Maintains appropriate records of examination 100% of the time.
  • Maintains the integrity and efficiency of the Radiology Information System 100% of the time.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

  • Thorough knowledge of the Department’s Picture Archiving System as applicable to ultrasound.
  • Conducts self in a professional manner.
  • Subject to on-call status including weekends and holidays.
  • Refers to the Ultrasound Team Leader or Radiology Director any unresolved problems relating to staffing, morale, work methods, discipline and other activities 100% of the time.
  • Promotes professionalism, continuing education and staff development 100% of the time.
  • Participates in the formal in-service program provided for Radiology Complex.
  • Responsible for back-up and emergency coverage at any satellite office such as KOP site.
  • Responsible for maintaining the continuing education required for this position.
  • Completes all on-line Mandatory education required by hospital
  • Obtains at least 12 CE credits/year
  • All other duties as assigned

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Sonographer needs to be registered with RDMS/ARDMS/ARRT(US) in pediatric ultrasound (PS) within 1 year of hire
CPR Certification issued through on organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross) required. AHA certification within one (1) year of placement into position is required

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: High School Diploma/GED. Ultrasound diploma.

Required Experience: Three (3) years of experience.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience:

  • Pediatric experience

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Intermediate knowledge of all types of Ultrasound imaging
  • Intermediate knowledge of Radiology Information Systems
  • Provides Family Centered Care
  • Integrates knowledge and assessment of child and family (Age- Specific Competency)
  • Ability to work independent of supervision
  • Good organizational skills
  • Excellent phone etiquette and communication skills
  • Able to handle multiple tasks

To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community.  As a condition of employment, professionals working onsite—at any CHOP location, for any portion of time—must be vaccinated for COVID-19. Learn more. 

CHOP also requires employees who work in patient care buildings to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons.  Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.  

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