Ultrasound Techologist - Outer Banks Womens Center - Nags Head, NC

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939048

The Outer Banks Hospital

Full-Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About the Outer Banks Hospital

Located in the beautiful coastal town of Nags Head, NC. The Outer Banks Hospital offers high-quality care in a compassionate environment—it’s what we’re known for on the Outer Banks.

We opened in March 2002 as a joint venture between Vidant Health and Chesapeake Regional Healthcare. Our facility includes eighteen acute care medical-surgical beds, two labor and delivery/recovery/post-partum beds, a level II nursery bed, a designated caesarian section room, three operating rooms, outpatient and diagnostic services along with a 24-hour emergency department. Affiliated with The Outer Banks Hospital is The Outer Banks Medical Group (a Vidant Medical Group partner) which is comprised of eight physician practices.

As a community hospital, we offer a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services. We meet the health care needs of our coastal community, whose year-round population of 35,000 swells to 250,000 in the summer months.

We welcome you to make a difference with us and become a part of a collaborative community that touches lives, including yours.

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Position Summary

The ultrasound technologists produces two-dimensional ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by the physician in diagnosing disease and studying malfunction of organs. The Tech modifies and delivers care that is specific to the age, growth and level of development of patients including adolescent, adult, and geriatric. The technologist must be familiar with all Radiologist Protocols for general ultrasound examinations.

Responsibilities

  • Produces two-dimensional ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by the physician in diagnosing disease and studying malfunction of organs.

  • Explains process to the patient and instructs and assists the patient in assuming physical position for the exam.

  • Selects correct transducer and adjusts equipment controls according to the organ to be examined.

  • Keys test data and patient information into the computer of ultrasound equipment to maintain record of test results.

  • Makes sure all images are received in PACS.

  • Reviews the patient’s chart for physician’s order, patient’s clinical history, including lab values.

  • Applies scanning techniques to the keyboard function.

  • Understands labeling of images.

Minimum Requirements

Education

Two year degree required. Diagnostic technologists RT (R), preferred but not required. The Team Member must have an ARDMS registration with current certification (with OB/GYN specialty, preferred for OBGYN clinic ONLY) or registry obtained within the first six months of employment. A minimum of two (2) years AMA accredited program in radiologic technology or ultrasound. Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Healthcare Provider status is required upon hire. 

Experience

Requires at least three months of ultrasound work experience. May be based on experience obtained through completion of ultrasound program.

Other Information

This is a full-time, 32 hours per week, position.

This position is eligible for full-time benefits.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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