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Sonographer - Ultrasound at Christus Health

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Location: Tyler, Texas

Job Description:
* Performs high quality procedures in accordance with all State, organization & department policies and protocols.
* Verifies patient ID & physician's written order for appropriateness & clinical history.
* Gathers relevant information from patient, patient's representative and/or patient's medical records regarding the patient's medical history.
* Documents relevant lab values, previous imaging procedures, and any previous surgery.
* Communicates with the patient and/or family the explanation of the procedure, length of the procedure and will answer any questions or concerns related to the procedure.
* Responsible for patient safety & education relevant to the procedure.
* Practices & delivers high levels of customer satisfaction & service in all areas.
* Responsible for safety, security & quality control of pharmaceuticals and/or contrast media.
* Assists physicians with procedures where appropriate. Performs other duties as assigned.

* Graduate of an accredited Ultrasound program
* Minimum of 1 year verifiable, general ultrasound experience, preferred
* Some training/exposure to all modalities of Radiology (i.e. CT, MRI, Ultrasound, etc)
* Basic knowledge of US imaging & image distribution equipment
* Good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a fast paced environment
* Must be flexible

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled