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Fairview Health Services Ultrasound Tech - CMDI in Princeton, Minnesota

Overview

The Technologist position provides services to patients and physicians through the creation of diagnostic images appropriate to the age of the patient exam ordered. Responsible for meeting the established standards of practice and patient care, supplies and equipment and for coordinating teamwork with all of the members of the health care team.

This position will cover needs at Onamia, Mora, Princeton, Zimmerman, Pine City & Elk River partner facilities.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures

  • Performs examinations with technical accuracy and in a timely manner.

  • Verifies patient identification and documentation.

  • Reviews physician order prior to exam or procedure.

  • Communicates pertinent information to the appropriate healthcare professional.

  • Achieves quality diagnostic images through correct patient positioning and use of technical factors according to protocol.

  • Communicates with and educates patient regarding pertinent information during all aspects of exam

  • Recognizes structures visualized and understands their significance.

  • Accurately produces and records measurements according to protocols.

  • Accurately conveys initial findings and clinical data to radiologists.

  • Participates in creating a culture of patient safety

  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency preparedness for facility

  • Ensures patient data integrity

  • Accurately completes computer functions; edits, scheduling, billing, and status changes in a timely fashion.

  • Performs accurate image identification, record preparation, and digital image manipulation and archiving.

  • Assembles similar relevant exams and reports.

  • Documents initial and ongoing data, interventions, responses/results, or interventions consistent with established policies/procedures/guidelines.

  • Participates as an active team member

  • Orients and mentors new employees and students

  • Participates in department/facility process/quality improvement initiatives

  • Assumes responsibility for personal and professional development to ensure current knowledge required for position

  • Cleans and maintains rooms and supplies

  • Accepts unique customer service expectations in Imaging

  • Correctly operates equipment according to accepted standards and guidelines and according to manufacturers’ Information for Use

  • Identifies and responds to equipment problems to ensure equipment is in working order according to Department guidelines

  • Acquires technical competency as new technology is introduced into the facility.

  • Correctly operates and optimizes the use of equipment.

  • Executes downtime procedures

Qualifications

Required

Education

  • Education at a level to be ARDMS registry eligible

License/Certification/Registration

  • ARRT registered or ARDMS registered in one specialty within 18 months of employment

  • BLS

Preferred

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited ultrasound program

License/Certification/Registration

  • ARDMS registered in multiple specialties

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2019-29797

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Imaging/Radiology

Location Fairview Northland Medical Center

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 64

Department Ultrasound

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