Ultrasound Tech II | Part-Time | Elkton | $5,000 Sign-on Bonus

Job Requisition #: JR66993

End Date: 6/30/2023

Location: Elkton, Maryland

Position Type: Imaging/Radiology

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Are you interested in working for an organization passionate about love and excellence?

ChristianaCare is a nonprofit health system with a mission of service. We believe that the key to providing truly excellent health care is to partner with our patients and their families, building a system of care that is effective, affordable and valuable to everyone who is touched by it.

ChristianaCare's Union Hospital Imaging Department is currently recruiting for a Part-Time Ultrasound Tech II to work primarily on a day schedule!

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

The primary responsibility involves all phases of noninvasive peripheral vascular testing and perform diagnostic ultrasound procedures at the request of physicians to aid in the diagnoses of disease or related abnormalities.  The work is performed on hospital patients and outpatients in accordance with established procedures and protocols of the department under the direct supervision of the interpreting physician.  The technologist is responsible for all non-invasive vascular procedures in the vascular laboratory.  The technologist must show significant, independent judgment in performing all procedure and be able to deal with difficult or unusual situations.  Must be able to evaluate studies for technical quality and correlate with other modalities when appropriate. Responsible for direct supervision of the technical and clerical staff at locations where there is no immediate supervisor/manager. Responsible for customer relations and solution of urgent problems at off-site and on-campus locations where there is no immediate supervisor/manager.

Control workflow related to demand and handle patient care priorities.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Content level expert for all ultrasound equipment and procedures
  • Content level expert of radiology supported computer systems
  • Demonstrates expert communication skills in discussing cases with radiologists.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency in the use of all Ultrasound units, portable units, RIS (radiology information systems) and PACS systems
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills in discussing cases with radiologists.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency in assisting physicians during invasive procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency in assisting physicians in the Surgicenter, IR Lab and Main OR
  • Demonstrates ability to provide technologist's tentative readings as needed.
  • Obtain clinical history regarding reason for examination and documentation on Ultrasound request and fill out appropriate measurement sheet pertaining to exam.
  • Demonstrates problem solving skills between Ultrasound section, Nursing, and ancillary departments.
  • Participates in filling out and /or verifying information on the Patient Identification Procedure Side / Site form in Power Chart
  • Ability to use the PACS system and accurately enter patient information and keeps all information confidential.
  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
  • Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs and to provide the care needed
  • Perform all diagnostic vascular procedures and operate all vascular equipment such as ultrasound imagers, treadmill, segmental limb pressure and pulse volume recordings, responsible to differentiate normal from abnormal pathology.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

3 years' experience as a staff technologist

Two years JRC accredited ultrasound technology program is required

Certification in CPR

ARDMS Registered

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

ARMDS Registered

CPR Certified

Christiana Care offers:

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits
  • 403 (b) with an employer match
  • Generous Paid Time Off

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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