Job Summary: The ultrasound technologist operates ultrasound equipment to make quality images of designated portions of the body under the direct order of a physician and in accordance with standard operating procedures. Accomplishes patient care in a timely, professional, efficient and safe manner. The ultrasound technologist must be able to think and act independently and assess emergency situations accurately. Good oral and written communication skills are required.
Required Education: Graduate of an accredited ultrasound program.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree in healthcare related profession
Required License: ARDMS (abdomen, breast, fetal echo, OB/GYN, neuro, pediatric sonography) registry in (3) three specialties. Additionally, vascular ultrasound registry from either ARDMS, ARRT or CCI. High Risk OB technologist must be registered in OB/GYN. Must complete required CEU's to maintain certification. BCLS certified.
Preferred License: ARDMS in 4 specialties. High Risk OB preferred license is fetal echo, pediatrics and/or neurosonology.
Required Experience: 60 months previous experience in ultrasound. High Risk OB preferred experience is 60 months in ultrasound routinely performing OB/GYN exams.Required QA: Technologist must participate in section QA programs and complete required educational guidelines in addition to the ARRT ,ARDMS or CCI re-certification guidelines
Preferred Experience: 72 months previous experience in ultrasound. High Risk OB preferred experience is 72 months previous ultrasound experience in a high risk obstetrical setting.Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:
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Mission Health System, an operating division of HCA Healthcare, serves our 18 county region in western North Carolina and has been deeply rooted in the community for more than 130 years. Mission Health is the state's sixth largest health system, operating six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital and the region's only dedicated Level II trauma center. With approximately 12,000 colleagues and 2,000 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina. For more information, please visit missionhealth.org or @MissionHealthNC
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