Ultrasound Tech – Ultrasound Tech job in Shiprock, NM

  • Profession:

    Ultrasound Tech
  • Specialty:

    Ultrasound Tech
  • Location:

    Shiprock, NM
  • Start date:

    2021-08-23
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    248222

Ultrasound Technician (Ultrasound Tech) Travel Job

The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, also known as an ultrasound technician, is responsible for the independent operation of sonographic equipment, and for performing and communicating the results of diagnostic examinations using sonography. The Ultrasound tech is also responsible for the daily operations of the sonographic laboratory, patient schedules, equipment maintenance, the report of equipment failures, and quality assessment (QA).

Ultrasound Technician Ultrasound Tech Responsibilities:

  • Ultrasound Tech performs all requested clinical assessments and diagnostic sonography examinations as ordered by the attending physician.
  • Use cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record, and adapt procedures as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information, and images.
  • Ultrasound Tech uses independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate between normal and pathologic findings.
  • Ultrasound Tech analyzes and synthesizes sonographic information and medical history and communicates findings to the appropriate physician.
  • Coordinate work schedule with Departmental Director and/or scheduling desk to assure workload coverage.
  • Assume responsibility for the safety and mental and physical comfort of patients while they are in the sonographer’s care.
  • Echo Technologist assists with the daily operations of the sonographic laboratory and participates in the maintenance of laboratory accreditation.
  • Maintain a daily log of patients seen and completes exam billing forms.
  • Ultrasound Tech prepares preliminary reports and contacts referring physicians when required, according to established procedures.
  • Coordinate with other staff to assure appropriate patient care is provided.
  • Ultrasound Tech addresses problems of patient care as they arise and makes decisions to appropriately resolve the issue.
  • Organize daily work schedule and performs related clerical duties as required.
  • Report equipment failures to the appropriate supervisor or staff member.
  • Ultrasound Tech shows compassion, courtesy, and friendliness without judgment and demonstrates a respect for privacy.

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!

  • Refer a Registered Nurse – You and your referral both get $500 with GIFTED’s Refer an RN Friend Program
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE

  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package

FACILITY DETAILS

This facility services the Four Corners area of the United States and is a part of a five-facility service unit, which is the largest service unit serving the Navajo Nation. The hospital offers numerous services to the community including internal medicine, family practice, urgent and emergency care, pediatrics, general surgery, women’s health, mental health, respiratory therapy, outpatient rehabilitation services, and more. Patient care is at the center of every decision made at this medical center, and the hospital is proud to be serving the community and offering the highest levels of quality care.

Shiprock, NM is only 30 minutes away from Farmington, NM which is also within the Four Corners area of the United States. Farmington, NM offers a wonderful array of southwestern arts and entertainment, from historic trading posts to theater under the stars. Check out one of the top rated public golf courses in the country, Pinon Hills or shop one of the regions retail hubs. Farmington is the largest city in the Four Corners area and is one of the only spots in the US where you can stand in four states at once! With world-class fishing, fantastic mountain biking, amazing ancient Indian Ruins and beautiful Navajo Lake State Park there is something for everyone to enjoy in Farmington!

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE

GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Do you remember why you became a Ultrasound Tech at GIFTED? We do!


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