ULTRASOUND TECHNICIAN- JOHN H. STROGER JR. HOSPITAL Job Number: 00121310
Job Posting: Jul 11, 2018, 12:27:57 AM Closing Date: Jul 25, 2018, 4:59:00 AM Full-time Shift Start Time: 4:00 P.M. Shift End Time: 12:00 A.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit: SEIU Local 73 Posting Salary: $26.881 HOURLY
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
JOB SUMMARYSEIU LOCAL 73
LOCATION: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital
SHIFT: 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Performs services related to patients undergoing general and arterial ultrasound examination. Duties include operating Ultrasound equipment as well as performing all types of Ultrasound examinations on patients.
Must have completed an approved training program in diagnostic ultrasound program.( Must provide official transcripts at time of interview)
Must possess two (2) years of varied imaging experience in diagnostic ultrasound
Must be ARDMS certified OR ARRT registered OR eligible ( Must provide proof at time of interview)
Must be CPR trained with certification in Basic Life Support ( Must provide proof at time of interview)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Demonstrated knowledge and competency in performing general ultrasound to include limited to abdomen, OB breast, extremities, small parts and Doppler studies to include vascular, venous and arterial studies
Basic computer skills and ability to perform required tasks in Radnet system
Applies knowledge of patient restraints policy and procedures
Understands the use of pediatric immobilization devices
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills; communication techniques are age appropriate
Ability to use a variety of ultrasound equipment
Demonstrates ability to position patients of various body sizes and ages correctly & manipulate equipment & controls to produce optimum radiographic image
Demonstrates ability to select appropriate safe technical factors for exposure for patients of various body sizes and ages
Practices radiation safety protection appropriate to gender and age group
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
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