Title: Ultrasound Technician - Part Time

Department: Imaging

Type: Part Time

Location: Houston, TX

Job Details:

"You can make a difference in the life of an oncology patient and find your career satisfaction by joining our team of healthcare professionals today."

About Oncology Consultants

Oncology Consultants has been a premier adult medical oncology & hematology practice in Houston, TX for over 25 years. Our healthcare team is committed to provide state of the art cancer treatment in a caring environment as we continue to expand our oncology services in the metropolitan region.. 

About the Position

We are seeking an Ultrasound Technician willing to work Monday through Friday from 3pm to 7pm in the Memorial City area of Houston. Provides quality patient care under the direction of radiologist, and the clinic manager. Performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative in all diagnostic imaging procedures. Assumes responsibility for all designated areas of procedures as required, as well as providing support in any area. Must be able to communicate with patients, radiologists, staff members, and all other internal and external customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Properly cleans transducers after use.

  • Knows and understands cross sectional anatomy
  • Knows and understands physics of modality.
  • Able to recognize pathology.
  • Properly cleans transducers after use.
  • Knows and understands cross sectional anatomy
  • Knows and understands physics of modality.
  • Able to recognize pathology.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs quality control test(s) required prior to exams.
  • Responsible for and performs diagnostic procedures requiring understanding of anatomical positioning.
  • Selects correct technical factors on an individual basis and produces quality images.
  • Limits and refrains from personal conversations and / or phone calls that can be overheard by patients.
  • Performs pre-exam duties which includes verifying referring physician 's orders/diagnosis,
  • verifying patient identification, obtaining history, documenting allergies, explaining
  • examination, obtaining all appropriates signed consents and preparing patient for the procedure.
  • Performs post exam duties which includes explaining and documenting any instructions needed for follow-up of exam.
  • Uses the appropriate personal protective equipment related to the exam
  • Practices sterile technique, preventing cross contamination.
  • Assists Radiologist with Biopsies as scheduled.
  • Assists with ACR accreditation.
  • Reports any allergies reaction or injuries to the radiologist immediately and maintains adequate records on patients as needed or directed.
  • Performs examination appropriate to protocol
  • Prepares appropriate paperwork
  • Maintains accurate records required by all governing bodies.
  • Must be familiar with "CODE PROCEDURES", with the ability to respond quickly to unusual or emergency situations, and the location and use of emergency equipment.
  • Assist patients on and off of examination tables in a safe manner
  • Escorts patients to proper examination areas within the center.
  • Uses safety precautions when using any equipment, stretchers, chairs, and step stools.
  • Provides immobilization as required.
  • Practices sole sterilization techniques after each exam.
  • Maintains a neat and orderly working environment
  • Keeps room stocked with supplies at all times.
  • Reports any break down or equipment malfunction to management immediately.
  • Cross trains and provides support as needed
  • Rotates within the office as required
  • Accurately notes procedures performed/or billing office purposes.
  • Does not discuss examination results/finding with the patient or patient’s family without direction, from the radiologist.
  • Attends all staff and service meetings as required by supervisor/manager.
  • Reports any incidents to center with a positive, professional attitude and professional appearance in all activities and communications

Oncology Consultants is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Education, License and Certification.
  • Satisfactory completion of formal radiology technology training and/or ultrasound training in an accredited school.
  • ARRT (or eligible within 6 months), and or RDMS or eligible within 6 months.
  • State license, if applicable
  • Maintains active status of position and license/certification by continued education requirements as set forth by the policies and procedures.
  • 5 years or more prior ultrasound experience preferred.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • CPR Certified Excellent Organizational skill

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

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