Contract
Waterloo, IA
Posted 2 weeks ago

Location: Waterloo, IA





Shift:





Evenings: Full time- Weekday 2nd Shift 1600 – 0000, 13 Weeks Contract





**On overnight call once a week





Start date: ASAP





Job Description:





As a Ultrasound Technologist, also known as a diagnostic medical sonographer or sonographer, you will be working directly with patients and physicians and operate equipment that uses high-frequency soundwaves to take images and scans of the body's internal organs. The ultrasound technician may specialize or work in a broad array of specialties including obstetric and gynecological ultrasounds, and neurological, breast, heart, or abdominal sonography. You may also assist radiologists with vascular ultrasound procedure and ultrasound-guided biopsies.Key responsibilities include:






  1. Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Explaining the ultrasound procedure to patients, answering their questions, and providing support.




    • Spreading the ultrasound gel on the surface of patients' bodies over the internal area to be imaged.




    • Programming and adjusting the scanner for the specific procedure and ensuring the transducer captures images from every angle or section as needed.




    • Deciding which still images, or sonograms, to capture and present to the Physician for diagnostic purposes.




    • Evaluating the images for quality and interpreting the images to assist the Physicians in diagnosing and treating diseases.




    • Presenting the images and your preliminary findings to the Physicians.




    • Maintaining patients' records and medical notes on the ultrasound procedure they have undergone.




    • Maintaining the ultrasound equipment and sterilizing the procedure rooms.




    • Assisting Radiologists with vascular ultrasound procedures and ultrasound-guided biopsies.






  2. Education and Experience:

    • Must have 1+ years of recent Ultrasound Tech experience.






  3. Certifications:

    • IA State license to work as a Ultrasound technologist




    • ARDMS Certification (RDMS, RVT) required




    • MRT Certification required




    • BLS IA Certification required.






  4. Other requirements:

    • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19







This position requires excellent patient service and technical skills, as well as a strong working knowledge of anatomy and pathology. You should have strong problem-solving, decision-making, and time management skills. You will need a valid state license to work as a Ultrasound Technologist. Prior experience in an acute care setting and additional certifications in diagnostics are highly desirable.


Job Features

Job Category

Diagnostic, Imaging

Rate

46/hr

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