Ultrasound Technologist in Atlanta, GA at Prestige Staffing

Date Posted: 10/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/27/2019

Job Description

JobID: 23022

Prestige Staffing is looking for a contract Ultrasound Technologist to fill in for vacations and medical leave from now until Feb 2020. Will travel to different locations in the metro Atlanta area and have a set schedule for the month each month. Mileage paid out monthly for going between locations. Monday through Friday position. 

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Performs diagnostic sonographic examinations utilizing ultrasonic equipment to locate, evaluate and record critical functional, pathological, and anatomical data.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Prepares and positions patient for ultrasound imaging procedures
  • Screen patient before exam for any precautions or contraindications pertaining to the exam
  • Documents patient assessment and history
  • Explain procedures to alleviate patient anxiety and facilitate patient cooperation
  • Performs ultrasound examinations
  • Operates computer and ultrasound equipment for image production and documentation
  • Practices accurate and timely completion of scheduled and unscheduled work to maximize productivity
  • Performs quality control measures for the purpose of ensuring optimal images
  • Enters and properly completes all patient information including comparison changes, previous radiology exams and abnormal pathology in tech notes.
  • Prepares images for interpretation by the radiologist in an accurate and timely manner
  • Exhibits flexibility and adaptability to unique needs of the department and responds appropriately
  • Communicate abnormal situations to proper sources in a way that facilitates resolution and/or tracking
  • Actively engages other health care providers (radiologist, physicians, and medical assistants to ensure quality, continuity and appropriateness of care
  • Follows department policies and procedures
  • Ensures strict compliance with all clinical protocols
  • Practice universal precautions to minimize risks to patient and staff
  • Maintain the ultrasound equipment in good operating order
  • Ensures compliance with AGA’s “Mobile U/S Equipment Storage and Security Policy
  • Applies the profession's code of ethics in all aspects of practice
  • Completes forms and maintains records such as logs, and reports of work performed, as directed
  • Participates in accreditation process as it applies to the department
  • Ensures compliance with all GA state regulatory requirements as well as ACR accreditation regulatory requirements, as appropriate
  • Assists in managing ultrasound patient schedule
  • Accurately provides or counsels patients and/or relatives with pertinent information regarding ultrasound/imaging
  • Has a strong knowledge and understanding of different insurance plans
  • Meets or exceeds quality and productivity standards as set by the Ancillary Operations Manager.
  • Answers emails and voicemails and returns patient calls in a timely and efficient manner as appropriate
  • Completes requests for information from other AGA, LLC staff and ensures that they are handled promptly and effectively to guarantee payment on patient accounts
  • Abides by and promotes HIPAA compliance; maintains strictest confidentiality with regards to patient information
  • Participates in staff meetings as directed by the Ancillary Operations Manager.
  • Participates in marketing activities as directed by the Ancillary Operations Manager. Any other duties and/or special projects as assigned

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Must have undergone advanced training to become an ultrasound technologist.
  • Must be a graduate of AMA approved ultrasonography program and be registered with the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
  • Minimum 2 to 5 years of experience in abdominal sonography and abdominal Doppler sonography.
  • BLS certification in CPR.
  • Must be computer literate and able to operate EMR scheduling software and multiple Microsoft Office applications.
  • Possesses the ability to deal with patients, visitors, co-workers, and physicians with courtesy and respect
  • Displays a professional outgoing warm and helpful attitude
  • Possesses compassion for dealing with people who are ill and need help
  • Plan, prioritize, and complete multiple tasks as delegated by the Imaging/Infusion Manager
  • Work under pressure; assess, respond, and communicate issues in a timely manner
  • Communicate clearly with patients and coworkers through the telephone, email, and in-person
  • Interpret and apply clinical and non-clinical policies and procedures
  • Ability to pass drug test and criminal background checks

Apply today for immediate consideration.