Ultrasound Technologist PRN in Rutherfordton, NC at Rutherford Regional Health System

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Rutherford Regional Health System

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever
before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence,
quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience -
making our hospital even stronger.
Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and

• Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and
   our hospital strive to achieve.

• Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care
  our hospital delivers.

• And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier
  by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future. 
For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com

Receives patients, explains method of procedure and makes sure patient is comfortable

Provides patient services to all ages using imaging modalities.

Operates ultrasound equipment to perform clinical diagnostic ultrasound exams and routine invasive
procedures according to established standards and practices.

Maintains equipment and supplies and organizes work area.

Keeps accurate records, helps with scheduling of the ultrasound and keeps patient flow smooth.

Assesses patient condition, ensures patient safety through proper use of restraint/support devices.

Reviews each examination for technical accuracy, presents completed examination for interpretation and
communicate pertinent data to persons responsible for the care of the patient following the procedure.

Uses computer system in documenting correctly and accurately patient information to ensure the quality of
patient care: (a) patient's full name (b) patient's medical record number (c) patient's date of birth
(d) examinations performed.

Demonstrates the ability to perform all necessary computer operations to ensure proper examination
documentation and charges.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education:

Vocational/Technical - Required

Associate’s degree - Preferred

Ultrasound Certification - Preferred

Required Skills Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal


Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.


Basic Life Support (BLS)

ARDMS certified preferred or ARDMS eligible.

If not certified, must complete within one year of employment.

Multi-modality certifications are a plus.


ARDMS (American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography)


Basic computer skills Clerical: General knowledge of clerical duties

Minimum Work Experience:

Position related; 1-2 years preferred

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran