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Ultrasound Technologist

$30.30 – $46.02 hourly

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Last Updated: 11/30/22

Job Description

SUBFUNCTION DEFINITION: Takes radiologic films or other scans of various portions of the body to assist in the detection of foreign bodies and the diagnosis of diseases and injuries.

CCHMC SALARY GRADE:11

SCOPE: To function as an imaging technologist in the field of Ultrasound imaging. To facilitate and coordinate patient care delivery and effective communication within the medical center dedicated to the care of infants; children; adolescents and those with childhood conditions. Work closely with team members of the Radiology Department and other collaborating departments throughout the hospital and outpatient sites.

REPRESENTATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

•Patient Care - Procedures and Exams
Prepare patients, parents, and/or families for procedures/examinations physically and/or psychologically. Conduct procedures/examinations following protocol/guidelines as directed. May obtain, review, bring together, and/or facilitate the exchange of patient information

•Customer Service
Act as a customer advocate and strive to better meet the needs of, and to support, patients and/or families. Utilize a customer focus to complete assignments and/or interact with customers in a courteous, attentive and conscientious manner. Respond quickly to parent requests and concerns. Provide appropriate education/information to patients and/or families.

•Communication
Communicate with patients, families and employees in courteous manner. Respond promptly to requests by patients, families and employees. May provide information concerning patients that are admitted, referred, transferred, or discharged. Provide emotional support to families as needed.

•Serve as a Resource
Demonstrate advanced competence in specific knowledge, skills and behaviors. Effectively communicate with team members and contribute to their growth by sharing knowledge, experience, and skills; stay abreast of changes in key systems.

•Process Improvement
Identify, lead, and direct process/quality improvement/assurance activities. Measure and present results of improvement efforts and ongoing performance measures of processes. In collaboration with appropriate individuals, develop strategic plans for improvement. May manage activities such as training and audits which support process improvement initiatives/activities. May participate on process improvement team(s).

Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Required:

•Graduate of Ultrasound Accredited Program OR or equivalent
•Registered ARDMS or ARRT(S) or eligible
•Registered ARDMS or ARRT(S) within 6 months of hire

Preferred:

•ARDMS Pediatric Sonography Certification



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