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PRN Ultrasound Radiographer-Cherry Hill

Job ID: 211355
Category: Radiology/Imaging
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Cherry Hill, NJ, United States
Work Schedule: Per Departmental Need

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Penn Medicine is looking for a Per Diem Ultrasound Radiographer!

Department: Radiology

Schedule: Per Departmental Need

Location:  1865 Route 70 E



Summary: Performs all routine diagnostic ultrasound procedures through the use of imaging equipment and software. Provides care to the patient and support for the Radiologists throughout ultrasound procedures and result reporting. Is responsible for patient safety protocols and will function as the first line interface with patients in the successful accomplishments of their imaging needs. Will treat all patients professionally.

    Responsibilities:

    1. Reviews schedule, patient clinical information and physician orders to prior to any procedure.

    2. Operates all equipment using proper techniques and patient positioning to produce high quality images meeting competency and quality assurance requirements.

    3. Interacts with patients in a respectful and professional manner – verifying identifications, explaining the procedure and performing the exam as ordered.

    4. Aids radiologists, doctors and other team members in completing procedures according to applicable protocol.

    5. Is proficient and stays competent in the cleaning and preparing of probes via Trophon and infection Control protocols and policies

    6. Effectively uses software systems for both clinical and non-clinical functions. This includes but is not limited to RIS, PACs, EMR, Time and Attendance, electronic forms, and others.

    7. Compliance with OSHA, TJC, PA Dept of Health and other mandated safety procedures or regulations.

    8. Maintains necessary inventory supplies for assigned workstation(s), rotating stock in an orderly fashion and eliminating outdated items

    9. Participates in the clinical education of Ultrasound students as appropriate. Works with students in a professional and supportive manner to facilitate learning.

    10. Monitors the patient’s status, tolerance and wellbeing throughout and after the study. Responds to emergency situations according to department policies

    11. Establishes and maintains good working relationships and partnerships within the facility and with outside customers and vendors.

    12. Appropriately manages results; calling STATs in a timely manner and managing others as determined by the Radiologists and department policy.


      Credentials:

      • ARDMS or RT (Required)

      Education or Equivalent Experience:

      High School Diploma or equivalent (Required)

       Graduate of an approved Ultrasound program Must be registered/certified by ARDMS Certified in Abdomen, OB/GYN and vascular (RVT) within 1 year of hire (Required)

       Current CPR certification (Required)

      Prefer 6 months experience in a hospital setting (Preferred)

        We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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        We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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