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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Ultrasound Technologist - Maternal Fetal Testing in Orange, California

We are looking for a Ultrasound Technologist for the Maternal Fetal Testing Department at St. Joseph Hospital Orange.

Location: Orange, CA

Work Schedule: On Call/ Per Diem

Shift: 10-hour, Days

Job Summary:

The Ultrasound Technologist will perform a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound procedures as requested. The technologist will also perform any job-related functions (clerical, transportation, training and cleaning), as needed to provide optimal patient care while maintaining hospital values.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound procedures on all pediatric and adult patients in accordance with department guidelines.

  • Responsible for quality assurance of ultrasound procedures.

  • Demonstrates proper diagnostic scan recognition, as well as appropriate evaluation of pathology.

  • Obtains appropriate screening and history documentation relevant to the procedure being performed.

  • Maintains awareness of equipment status, troubleshoot malfunctions, and addresses the problem with leadership and service personnel.

  • Possesses a thorough understanding of Meditech, thus verifying all procedures with correct charges, assuring all paperwork is accurate prior to dictation.

  • Delivers to Imaging Radiologist in a timely manner, all processed images for dictation.

  • Coordinates daily work activities through physician and nursing input. Recognizes scheduling conflicts and intervenes when appropriate.

  • Communicates with physician offices, patients, radiologists and co-workers in a professional manner.

Skills:

  • Computer skills.

  • Verbal, written and interpersonal communications.

  • Ability to function in an environment that includes varying, unpredictable or crisis circumstances while exercising appropriate interpersonal and critical thinking skills.

  • Medical terminology.

  • Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy.

  • Technical skills including proper scanning techniques and selection of technical factors.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Coursework/Training - Graduate of a CAAHEP accredited diagnostic medical sonography program.

Experience: 6 months experience as a technologist in the area of expertise in a hospital setting or imaging center.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • RDMS certified in OB/GYN.

  • certification from the American Heart Association.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Licenses/Certifications: Nuchal translucency certification

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text message with additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Compassion. Dignity. Justice. Excellence. Integrity.

These timeless values form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Hospital. They are the prime reason that we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting.

As a result of this affinity, most of our employees have remained with us for at least five years. Over 40 percent of our new employees were either referred by friends or applied to work at St. Joseph based on our reputation. It is little wonder, then, that retention rate is significantly higher than the average for healthcare institutions in our community.

Clinical Excellence

When you take the latest in medical technology and place it in the hands of highly skilled clinicians, recognition is sure to follow. In July 2007, 2008 and 2009, St. Joseph Hospital was named one "America's Best Hospitals" for Orthopedic Care by U. S. News and World Report. This highly esteem recognition is testimony to our unique blend medical science and compassionate, values-based care.

A haven that feels like home.

St. Joseph Hospital offers a unique environment in which healthcare givers who share a kindred spirit can do important work and grow both spiritually and professionally. Here, values-based employees view their jobs not simply as careers but also as callings.

Care to get acquainted? Then we warmly invite you to explore the many career opportunities offered by St. Joseph Hospital!

St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: St. Joseph Hospital Orange

Category: Ultrasound Technologist

Req ID: R328835

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