KPG Healthcare is seeking a skilled and dedicated Ultrasound Technician for a permanent position. As an Ultrasound Technician, you will play a crucial role in providing high-quality diagnostic images for healthcare professionals and patients. Your expertise in operating ultrasound equipment and your commitment to patient care will make you a valuable member of our healthcare team.
- Specialty: Ultrasound / Sonography
- Location: Sitka, Alaska
- Pay: $85000-$110000, Depending on experience
- Shift Time: Days, Full Time
- Weekly Hours: 40
- Education: Completion of an accredited ultrasound technology program.
- Certification: Current certification as a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) or equivalent.
- Licensure: State licensure or certification as required by the state of practice.
- Experience: Prior experience as an Ultrasound Technician is preferred.
- Technical Skills: Proficient in operating ultrasound equipment and relevant software. Familiarity with a variety of ultrasound modalities, including abdominal, obstetric, gynecologic, and vascular.
- Interpersonal Skills: Strong communication skills, empathy, and a patient-centered approach.
- Attention to Detail: Ability to produce high-quality diagnostic images and maintain accurate records.
- Professionalism: Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor, adhering to ethical and confidentiality standards.
- Physical Requirements: Capable of lifting and positioning patients as necessary and standing for extended periods.
- Perform Diagnostic Ultrasound Procedures: Conduct a variety of diagnostic ultrasound examinations to obtain high-quality images of patients’ anatomy and assess their medical conditions.
- Equipment Operation: Ensure the proper operation and maintenance of ultrasound equipment, including performing routine calibrations and quality control checks.
- Patient Care: Greet and prepare patients for examinations, explaining the procedure and addressing any concerns or questions they may have. Maintain patient comfort and dignity throughout the process.
- Image Quality Assurance: Review and analyze ultrasound images to ensure they meet diagnostic criteria. Make necessary adjustments to optimize image quality.
- Record keeping: Maintain accurate patient records, including images, exam details, and any relevant clinical information. Adhere to HIPAA regulations to protect patient confidentiality.
- Communication: Collaborate with healthcare providers to discuss patient histories and provide preliminary findings as needed. Communicate effectively with patients to alleviate concerns and explain the imaging process.
- Safety and Infection Control: Adhere to safety protocols and infection control measures to ensure a safe and clean environment for patients and staff.
- Continuing Education: Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in ultrasound technology and techniques through ongoing education and professional development.
- Quality Improvement: Participate in quality improvement initiatives to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of ultrasound services.
Benefits (Inquire with your Recruiter about the following):
- Competitive compensation
- Health and dental insurance
- Retirement plan options
- Professional development opportunities
- Paid time off
- A supportive and collaborative work environment
KPG Healthcare is a Staffing Firm that provides diverse Supplemental and Permanent Healthcare Staffing solutions to a wide range of Clients throughout the Nation. Our Services include Travel Nursing, Allied Professionals, Locum Tenens Staffing, and Physician Placements.
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KPG Healthcare is a Staffing Firm that provides diverse Supplemental and Permanent Healthcare Staffing solutions to a wide range of Clients throughout the Nation. Our Services include Travel Nursing, Allied Professionals, Per Diem Nurse Staffing, Locum Tenens Staffing, and Physician Placement. The primary factor differentiating KPG Healthcare from other recruitment… Learn more