HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Vascular Technologist Reg PRN in Walterboro, South Carolina
Located in the heart of Walterboro, Colleton Medical Center (CMC) has a longstanding history as a leader in the community with a commitment to patient-centered care. CMC is an HCA facility, with 135 beds, offering both inpatient and outpatient medical services, as well as 24/7 Emergency Care for adults and children. Named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission for four consecutive years, CMC ranks in the top 15 percent of U.S. hospitals for quality care. Committed to quality services and compassionate care, CMC continues to expand and advance to meet the needs of a growing community.
The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer is responsible for the independent operation of sonographic equipment, and for performing and communicating results of diagnostic examinations using sonography.
The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer is responsible for daily operations of the sonographic laboratory, patient schedule, equipment maintenance, the report of equipment failures, and quality assessment (QA). The sonographer maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve.
Performs & is responsible for Ultrasound & Non-Invasive procedures under the direction of a Radiologist and in accordance with the rules and regulations of the ACR & ARDMS.
Completes all ultrasound logs, worksheets, Meditech and PACS.
Assumes responsibility for the safety, mental and physical comfort of patients while they are in the sonographers care.
Explains and educates the patient about the procedures to assure understanding and cooperation.
Maintains ultrasound equipment and work area, and maintains adequate supplies.
Performs quality control testing according to regulations.
Presents images and preliminary findings to the radiologist or attending physician
Assists Radiologist during invasive procedures.
Practice and adheres to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”
Some clerical & transporting duties are included.
Assist in covering call and holidays
Ultrasound techs are responsible for maintaining their credentials and obtaining the required CEU’s for certification.
Participates in the maintenance of laboratory accreditation.
Other duties may include but are not limited to clerical, transportation, ordering supplies, inventory, cleaning, and any other duties deemed necessary by the management team.
- RVT Certification, American Heart Association BLS certification
- Graduate of school of Diagnostic Medical Sonography with a minimum of an Associate’s Degree.
Performs in accordance with delineated job responsibilities and satisfactorily completes a yearly evaluation based on these responsibilities.
Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively meet the needs of the patient / internal and external customer.
Experience preferred in Diagnostic Ultrasound to include clinical hours from a school of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Must have the ability to effectively read, write and speak fluent English. Effective communication skills; both orally and written.
Computer skills needed.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and to work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care.
Title: Vascular Technologist Reg PRN
Location: South Carolina-Walterboro-Colleton Medical Center-Walterboro
Requisition ID: 00391-17200