Ultrasound Technologist - Full Time - Nome, Alaska

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Ultrasound Technologist - Full Time - Nome, Alaska

Nome, AK
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Ultrasound: Perform clinical sonographic services by locating, evaluating, and recording pertinent anatomical, pathological, and functional data using ultrasound equipment to aid a physician in diagnostic procedures.

    Radiologic Technologist: Perform and provide general imaging, CT Scan, or DEXA exams during normal business hours.

    Uphold the organization’s vision, mission, and corporate values. Demonstrate understanding of and compliance with organization’s policies, procedures, code of conduct and work rules.

    Essential Functions:

    Ultrasound

    • Perform ultrasound imaging and Doppler studies to include abdominal, pelvic, OB/GYN, transvaginal, vascular, breast, and small parts (thyroid, testicular) to obtain optimum images for diagnostic evaluations
    • Note velocities, measure structures, and document adequate clinical history as needed for accurate interpretation by the Radiologist
    • Perform other duties as assignedRadiologic Technologis
    • Arrange patients for general imaging, CT Scan, DEXA, and mammography
    • Prevent patient from being exposed to unnecessary radiation exposure following the ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) principle
    • General Imaging
    • Produce radiographic images (x-rays) to aid in the diagnosis of medical problems and complete required documentation
    • Perform bone density scans – DEXA Scan

    CT Scan

    • Produce radiographic images (x-rays) to aid in the diagnosis of medical problems and complete required documentation
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Personal Traits:

    All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to consistently demonstrate the organization’s values: integrity, cultural sensitivity and respect for traditional values, continual learning and improving, compassion, teamwork and pride. Employees are expected to demonstrate integrity, professionalism, accountability, cooperation with and consideration of others.

    Required Knowledge:

    All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have general knowledge of typical office technologies such as computers, printers, copiers, fax machines, and typical office software.Ultrasound: Job-Specific Knowledge:

    Knowledge of Ultrasound scanning procedures and Tech notes paperwork completion

    Radiologic Technologist: Job-Specific Knowledge:

    General Imaging

    • Bone density training preferred

    CT Scan imaging, GE preferred

    • Power injectors, Medrad preferred

    Required Skills

    All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have a broad range of skills and abilities centered around a strong patient focus, efficient performance, and teamwork. All employees should have patient/customer service skills, interpersonal skills and good communication skills. All employees should have the ability to manage their time and organize their work to ensure efficient performance. In addition, all employees should have the ability to follow policy, procedure and instructions, actively communicate with their supervisors to ensure understanding and manage their work accordingly. Finally, all employees should have the ability to understand and manage patient/customer confidentiality.

    Job-Specific Skills and abilities:

    • Above average communication and customer service skills

    Required Experience

    Bachelors degree (preferred) in Ultrasound Technology and Radiologic Technology

    Two years experience (four preferred) working as an Ultrasound Technologist plus two years working as Radiologic Technologist

    Licensure/Certification: ARDMS or equivalent, BLS, ARRT required. Second modality certification preferred: CT Scan

    Community Information:

    https://www.visitnomealaska.com/

  • Qualifications

    All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have a broad range of skills and abilities centered around a strong patient focus, efficient performance, and teamwork. All employees should have patient/customer service skills, interpersonal skills and good communication skills. All employees should have the ability to manage their time and organize their work to ensure efficient performance. In addition, all employees should have the ability to follow policy, procedure and instructions, actively communicate with their supervisors to ensure understanding and manage their work accordingly. Finally, all employees should have the ability to understand and manage patient/customer confidentiality.

    Job-Specific Skills and abilities:

    • Above average communication and customer service skills
  • Industry
    Hospital and Health Care