This position will apply medical ultrasound to the patient in accordance with a doctor's order and works within the scope of practice as defined by the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography and American Society Radiologic Technologists. This position must be able to handle the movement, set-up and operation of medical ultrasound equipment The technologist must be able to handle all patients according to the needs of that patient. This position takes direction from the Radiology Medical Director and understands patient assessment and treatment procedures as outlined by policy. The position provides patient assessment information to the Radiologist as needed. The technologist is trained in Basic Life Support and provides when asked to do so. The position has a responsibility to appropriately document procedural information in the patient's medical record including PACS.
Radiology Associate Degree preferred
Completion of a Radiology focused program, in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Sufficient clinical scanning experience to be eligible for certification with ARRT and/or RDMS
Minimum 1 year scanning experience in Abdomen, OB/GYN, Vascular and Breast Ultrasound preferred
ARDMS or ARRT/Sonography certification in Abdomen required within one year
LRST/ARRT Radiologic Technology License preferred
Certification in OB/GYN or Breast preferred.Current BLS (American Heart Association) required
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.