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Ultrasound Technologist

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Perrysburg
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.Job DescriptionJob SummaryUltrasound technologist performs duties directly involved with a variety of technical procedures in the use ofultrasound for the diagnosis of disease or pathology. Must use various ultrasound probes dependent on the typeof anatomy being examined. Must become proficient in recognizing cross-sectional anatomy and understandingof related technology. May also perform other related patient care duties. Recognizes the purpose ofemployment is to prioritize the patient as number one to align performance with the organizations values andgoals, achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction; and to put forth the utmost quality as an ultrasoundtechnologist.Mission/Core Values: It is expected that all of the duties and responsibilities of this position will be performed in amanner consistent with the Ministrys Standards of Behavior (CARE; Compassion: seeks to understand, listenand explain; Advocate: is the voice for the vulnerable; Respect: demonstrates the highest regard for andwelcomes all people; Excellence: commits to the highest standard of quality care, joyful service, and teamwork)and in a manner that reflects the core values of Mercy Health which are: Excellence, Human Dignity, Justice,Compassion, Sacredness of Life and Service.Essential FunctionsPrepares equipment and scanning area for patient procedures. May transport or escort patients toand from ultrasound area. May perform clerical and technical related duties as it pertains toretrieving previous exams.Positions the transducer probe per protocols of anatomy. Manipulates equipment controls to obtainmaximum resolution of ultrasound frequency per protocols and during procedures. Obtains scan invarious required angles and positions. Vascular Imaging experience is also preferred.Practices sterile techniques and prevents cross-contamination. Checks equipment, accessories,and supplies. Keeps areas stocked at all times and room clean. Technologist cleans equipment perdepartmental policy and after each patient use.Cooperates with all personnel in the proper conduct of the department. Maintains ethicalrelationships. May be requested to assist in the development of techniques for procedures. Mayassist in the use of a variety of equipment and procedures not routinely employed. Assist others inthe department, requests assistance when necessary and demonstrates a team approach to patientcare. Assist in developing the skills of students, trainees, or residents. This position requiresrotational holidays, along with weekday call, and weekend call/staffed shift through all staff on arotational basis.Will be available for rotating emergency call, while also possibly scheduled to cover at otherfacilities within the Mercy Health Toledo Rural Market. Adheres to work schedule, and schedulesPTO time off in accordance to departmental policy. Attends departmental staff meetings and in-servicesas required. Adheres to all established HR policies.Delivers on our Promise by always demonstrating excellent patient experience behaviors. Alwaysconveys compassion and respect for the patient/customer and co-worker. Consistently delivers thebest service experience utilizing the 5 Foot/10 Foot rule, Messages of Caring Out Loud, AIDET, Icare,and other Mercy Health customer experience tools and behaviors.(Note: Failure to performsatisfactorily in this essential function will block incumbent from a satisfactory performanceevaluation rating.)The above is intended to describe the general content and functions of this job. It is not to be construed as anexhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities. Employees may be required to perform other job related duties asrequired by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. The job description is subject to continualrevisions as needed for patient care. Due to the services and care provided by this institution, personnel may berequested to serve in related capacities as determined by their qualifications in a different unit, department, andcampus, in an effort to not disrupt patient care and continue to provide a safe environment to our patients. Allemployees are expected to follow Mercy Health policies and procedures, maintain high standards of safe workperformance, and maintain good attendance and punctuality.LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONSRequired: Current BLS certification, US certification,Preferred: Certified in ultrasonic technology by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, RVTcertificationMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMinimum Years and Type of Experience: At least one full year of full time experience in clinical ultrasoundtechnology including didactic experience equivalent to the curriculum recommended by the American Society ofRadiologic Technology or satisfactory completion of another ultrasound training program.Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: Gathers, organizes, verifies, and analyzes data in the completionof multi-step procedures. Produces final output within established standards. Operates complicated equipment.Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comby Jobble

Keywords: Mercy Health, Toledo , Ultrasound Technologist, Other , Perrysburg, Ohio

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