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Rapides Regional Medical Center

Ultrasound Tech

Alexandria, LA, United States
Full-time • Weekends Only
Imaging   Job ID: 685304
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Introduction

Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Ultrasound Tech you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Rapides Regional Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Benefits

Rapides Regional Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Ultrasound Tech where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

The Ultrasound Vascular technologist produces diagnostic quality images using a variety of ultrasound techniques and equipment. The technologist must provide quality patient care while consistently adhering to the Departmental and Medical Center policies and procedures.

MAJOR TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Proficient in all Ultrasound and Vascular procedures.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of all positioning techniques, technical factors and anatomical factors necessary to obtain quality images.
  • Assists the radiologist and or other physicians as necessary.
  • Maintains a good working relationship with all staff members.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in work schedule as required. (i.e. alternate shifts, call rotation, etc.)
  • Demonstrates initiative (Can work independent without need of constant supervision or direction.)
  • Responsible (Completes assigned tasks, duties, etc.)
  • Punctual (Arrives at work on time on a consistent basis.)
  • Dependable
  • Observes universal precautions and other health and safety rules of the department as well as those of the Medical Center.
  • Participates in continuing education essential the field and for the betterment of the patient.
  • Demonstrates good patient care skills.
  • Communicates in a positive compassionate manor to all age groups.
  • Able to modify job duties as necessary.
  • Appropriately assesses the patient’s pain and involves the patient in effective management of the pain using age appropriate interventions.
  • Maintain HIPPA compliance.
  • Maintain Imaging QA requirements. (<1% error rate)
  • Consistently ensures prompt timely service to all outpatients.
  • Monitors Patient Tracker consistently to make sure patients are not waiting excessively.
  • Works to always meet or exceed patient’s expectation for fast efficient and compassionate service.
  • Maintains clean environment.
  • Cleans equipment as required.
  • Sanitizes equipment between each patient contact.
  • Consistently uses kind words, salutations, smiles, etc promoting a friendly approach during all patient interactions.
  • Consistently wears name badge while at work. (<1% non compliance)
  • Takes call according to schedule.
  • Always wears name badge.
  • Completes all work before clocking out and leaving.
  • Ability to perform all common Ultrasound/Vascular imaging procedures without assistance.
  • Proficient in use of Medi-Tech Radiology Information System
  • Proficient in use of current U/S systems and related equipment.
  • Knowledge of location of and use of MSDS, Emergency Response Manual, Crash Cart, O2 Shut off, Fire extinguishers, Exits
  • Competent in PACS usage.
  • Assists in training of students and ancillary personnel as required.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family.
  • Is acquainted with local fire and safety regulations.
  • Have knowledge of hospital policies.
  • Understand functions of the other departments.
  • Compile and maintain quality assurance data as appropriate.
  • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to the following age groups: neonate, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and general population.
  • Able to modify job duties and communicate with customers in an age appropriate manner.
  • Appropriately assesses the patient’s pain and involves the patient in effective management of the pain using age appropriate interventions.
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Ability to review exams for technical accuracy
  • Ability to present exams to the interpreting physician in a concise and professional manner.
  • Ability to communicate pertinent data to the ordering provider, nurse, or other care giver as appropriate
  • Ability to perform exams with accuracy and efficiency in a variety of work conditions.
  • Able to flex work schedules as needed to meet the needs of the department
  • Ability to offer Compassionate care to all patients
  • Ability to work as part of a team

What qualifications you will need:
  • High School Graduate / GED
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support, or CPR for Healthcare Providers must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, or Registered Vascular Technician (RVT) must be obtained within 1 year of employment start date

No Travel Travel Required

No experience Required Years of Experience

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Rapides Regional Medical Center is a 350+ bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana. We offer services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care. Our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties. At Rapides Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital. This culture impacts the well-being of patients and their families. It also impacts your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. Learn what our commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

 

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Ultrasound Tech opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Imaging
Full-time • Weekends Only

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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