Ultrasound Technologist - Full Time
Location:
Lafayette , Louisiana
Posted:
October 22, 2017
Reference:
00637-8199
Ultrasound Tech:
The ultrasonographer provides health care services using sonic energy to assist in diagnosis or treatment. Performs ultrasonic imaging and related procedures in one or more of the following areas: OB/Gyn, abdomen, neurosonolgy, echocardiography and vascular. Demonstrates anatomy for interpretation and/or intervention by, or at the request of a licensed practitioner. Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complementary to medical ethics. Applies appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure. Participates in Cardiovascular Continuous Quality Improvement.

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About Women's & Children's Hospital
We don't just deliver babies.... We Deliver Dreams. Women's and Children's Hospital is Acadiana's premier birthing center, one of the largest in the state. Women's & Children's Hospital has been providing specialized healthcare services for women and children for over 30 years. Since its humble beginnings as a birthing hospital, it has since grown to become one of the state's leading healthcare institutions dedicated exclusively to the care of women and children. Because of the specialized team of medical professionals, advanced equipment and facilities, Women's & Children's Hospital has become a healthcare referral center for other hospitals and healthcare professionals throughout the Acadiana area. The hospital's multidisciplinary approach ensures that all of its patients receive the best and most thorough care possible

Come join our team and discover why we are the hospital others in the area turn to when moms, babies and children need us most. When it comes to patient care, we strive to be the healthcare provider of choice. When it comes to employee care, our goal is to be the employer of choice.

Benefits for Full Time Employees include:

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan with employer match
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Long Term and Short Term Disability Benefits
  • Direct Deposit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts
  • And more!

Qualifications:
Position Requirements:
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Must be registered or registry-eligible in ultrasound imaging with either the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), or Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS), or Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT); or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) with the credentials R.T.(S); or Registered with Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) with the credentials of Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS), Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS), or Registered Vascular Sonographer (RVS); and Current CPR, Healthcare provider. If registry-eligible, the employee must be registered in either general sonography (RDMS), or echocardiography (RDCS or RCS), or Vascular Sonography (RVT, RCIS, or RVS) within 12-months of employment. Within the first year of employment, the sonographer must be registered in at least two of the following registries: general ultrasound, echocardiography or vascular ultrasound.
Education: Graduate of an Ultrasound program which is fully accredited by the Committee of Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA).
Experience: A minimum of two years experience in a hospital setting is preferred.
Special Qualifications: Good communication skills, computer skills are helpful. Ability to work with others as a team to ensure quality patient care.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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