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Fairview Health Services Ultrasound Technologist in Edina, Minnesota

Overview

M Health Fairview is looking for an Ultrasound Technologist at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, MN. Fairview Southdale Hospital offers care to people living and working in the southwest Twin Cities metro area. With more than 40 specialty services, we combine talents to balance innovative technologies and treatments with the art of medicine. Working together, we respectfully address the comprehensive needs of our patients and their families. Southdale offers 24/7 Imaging services to Inpatient Units and Emergency patients.

Schedule : This casual position will help out with the needs of the department.

About Fairview

Fairview Health Services is an industry-leading, award-winning nonprofit that offers an entire network of healthcare services. Fairview is one part of M Health Fairview, a partnership between the University of Minnesota, M Physicians and Fairview Health Services. Together, we combine the University’s deep history of clinical innovation and training with Fairview’s extensive roots in community medicine. Our care portfolio includes community hospitals, academic hospitals, primary and specialty care clinics, senior facilities, facilitated living centers, rehabilitation centers, home health care services, counseling, pharmacies, and benefit management services.

Apply today to join our 34,000+ employees and 5,000+ system providers working to build lasting relationships with the people we serve: our patients, our communities, and each other. Come join our team!

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 health care professional.

Achieves quality diagnostic images through accurate 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 crafting 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

Accurately 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 proficiency as new technology is introduced into the facility.

Correctly operates and optimizes the use of equipment and implements downtime procedures.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Education at a level to be ARDMS registry eligible, including successful completion of sonography clinical requirements

  • ARDMS registered in one specialty or ARRT RT (S) registered within 90 days of employment

  • Additional registrations may be required for specific locations based on the site’s accreditations (for example: ACR, AIUM, IAC) and/or regulatory requirements

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) - must be current and from American Heart Association or American Red Cross

Preferred:

  • Graduate of an accredited ultrasound program

  • ARDMS registered in multiple specialties

EEO Statement

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled: All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status

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