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Ultrasound Technologist - Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (Tacoma, WA)

Company: DispatchHealth
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

PPX is recruiting an Ultrasound Technologist/Diagnostic Medical Sonographer to provide mobile, high quality diagnostic ultrasound scans for physician diagnosis, utilizing ultrasound equipment and appropriate technical knowledge and skills. Scans are performed primarily in non-hospital settings, such as in nursing homes, correctional facilities and private residences. The Technologist needs to be creative to position the patient's body to capture a clear image for the radiologist to assess. This position reports to the Director of Operations. -$3000 Sign on Bonus! -#RAD

  • Provide high quality, diagnostic ultrasound images through the operation and maintenance of equipment to ensure optimum clarity for physician diagnosis and minimum discomfort to the client.
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds regularly for purpose of moving ultrasound equipment in and out of vehicle.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Interact with clients prior to and during ultrasound procedures, using excellent communication/interpersonal/problem solving skills, to reduce anxieties and/or fears.
  • Ensure timely completion and transmission of studies to radiologists.
  • Maintain proper client schedules to ensure efficient service.
  • Maintain supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain vehicle in good running order; keeps the vehicle clean and well stocked with necessary supplies; communicates with PPX main dispatch office about schedule and preparing appropriate paperwork and image transmissions.
  • Participate in ongoing QC/QA process.
  • Monitor progression of orders from initial orders to completed reports.
  • Apply knowledge of growth and development in customer interactions and adapt care according to client's age/developmental stage. -Core CompetenciesCustomer Service
    • Interact with clients in a warm and friendly way while taking immediate action to meet their requests/needs.
    • As needed, takes client orders and enters orders into scheduling and medical records system.Safety
      • Recognize safety hazards and takes corrective action; seeking assistance when needed.
      • Demonstrate knowledge of operational policies, procedures and guidelines.
      • Perform work safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property.System Behavior
        • Make a decision considering the impact of the decision on other areas.
        • Demonstrate personal commitment to the principles, values, and ethics of PPX.
        • Model accountability for learning by sharing knowledge and learning from others.Interpersonal/Communication/Relationships
          • Build effective working relationships and foster good teamwork.
          • Express appreciation to others for their work.
          • Treat others with respect.Leadership
            • Facilitate and support change within PPX
            • Demonstrate commitment to continuous learning -
            • Demonstrate and apply continuous quality improvement knowledge and skillsInformation Management
              • Demonstrate skill in assessing, preparing and using information as relevant to position. -
              • Verbalize and demonstrate knowledge of procedures for maintaining security, confidentiality and integrity of employee, client, family and other medical information. -
              • Demonstrate ability to collect, analyze and present data as appropriate to position. -Equipment
                • Correctly operate equipment according to accepted standards and guidelines
                • Diagnose equipment problems. Fix or seek out someone to fix. -
                • Consistently inform appropriate person about problems encountered with repairs or calibration of equipment. -
                  • Graduate of an accredited program in Sonography. -
                  • RDMS (AB or OB/GYN) and RVT registries.
                  • Proficient in abdominal/small parts and vascular studies. -
                  • Valid driver's license with good driving record. -Professional Portable X-Ray, Inc. (PPX), a service line of DispatchHealth, provides state-of-the-art mobile x-rays and other diagnostic imaging services to thousands of patients in multiple states . We take pride in providing excellent patient care outside of the traditional hospital or clinic setting. Taking the time to listen to the needs of our patients, we always look for innovative ways to improve patient care, reduce costs and improve quality. PPX is proud to partner with DispatchHealth, a Denver based company, to expand our services across the United States and build the world's largest in-home care system to achieve the mission of delivering trusted and compassionate care to all.Get to know us! Watch the video below to hear from healthcare professionals on what it's like to work with DispatchHealth. Follow us on , and to learn more.Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job; however, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. -

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