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Req. No

17572

Job Title

Ultrasound Tech - Ultrasound

Market

CHRISTUS Southwestern Louisiana

Category

Diagnostic Imaging

Facility

CHRISTUS Ochsner Lake Area Hospital

Address

4200 Nelson Road
Lake Charles, LA  70605
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Type

FULL TIME

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Summary:

This position will apply medical ultrasound to the patient in accordance with a doctor's order and works within the scope of practice as defined by the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography and American Society Radiologic Technologists. This position must be able to handle the movement, set-up and operation of medical ultrasound equipment The technologist must be able to handle all patients according to the needs of that patient. This position takes direction from the Radiology Medical Director and understands patient assessment and treatment procedures as outlined by policy. The position provides patient assessment information to the Radiologist as needed. The technologist is trained in Basic Life Support and provides when asked to do so. The position has a responsibility to appropriately document procedural information in the patient's medical record including PACS.


Requirements:

Radiology Associate Degree preferred

Completion of a Radiology focused program, in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Sufficient clinical scanning experience to be eligible for certification with ARRT and/or RDMS

Minimum 1 year scanning experience in Abdomen, OB/GYN, Vascular and Breast Ultrasound preferred

ARDMS or ARRT/Sonography certification in Abdomen required within one year

LRST/ARRT Radiologic Technology License preferred

Certification in OB/GYN or Breast preferred. Current BLS (American Heart Association) required

Work Type: 

Full Time


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