Ultrasound Technologist

CHA Hollywood Medical Center - Los Angeles, CA

Full-time
Overview

CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center

CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (HPMC) is an acute care facility that has been caring for the Hollywood community and surrounding areas since 1924. The hospital is committed to serving local multicultural communities with quality medical and nursing care. With more than 500 physicians representing virtually every specialty, HPMC strives to distinguish itself as a leading healthcare provider, recognized for providing quality, innovative care in a compassionate manner.

HPMC is part of a global healthcare enterprise which owns and operates general hospitals throughout Korea, numerous research centers in the U.S. and Korea including a medical university, and CHAUM (a premier anti-aging life center).

Professional Requirements

Position Summary:
The Ultrasound Technologists, plans, directs, and supervises all technical aspects of all ultrasound examinations and/or vascular examinations.

Enhances professional growth and development through the participation in educational programs, staff meetings, in services/workshops and successful completion and maintenance of required certification of specialty areas.
Maintains ultrasound service in accordance with the guidelines established by the imaging department, and performs diagnostic examination according to pre-determined protocols as set forth in the manufacturer’s operational manuals.
Responsible for the proper utilization existing equipment and reporting repair problems promptly to the ultrasound supervisor.
Maintains proper records and prepares reports as needed.
Maintains proper level of films and supplies.
Must be able to work schedule which includes “on call” status and “call back” situations.
Follows departmental directives in accordance with job functions.
Performs and/or participates in the Imaging services Process Improvement, Quality Assurance, Quality Control and MQSA activities as may be required.
Conforms, performs and/or participates in all mandated and/or voluntary programs of the Imaging services to comply with the provisions of TJC, DHS, and any regulatory agency requirements.
Demonstrates knowledge of age specific care, including but not limited to, identifying the need for additional safety measures, physiological normal values/readings; and assessing skin integrity, behavior, motor skills and/or activities that place patients at risk as well as communicates effectively in a clear, concise, understandable manner.
Qualifications

Minimum Education

Graduate of an accredited ultrasound training program.

Preferred Education

N/A

Minimum Work Experience and Qualifications

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Must be able to work in a union environment.
1 year of clinical experience in ultrasound technique preferred.

Preferred Work Experience and Qualifications

N/A

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation

Current Los Angeles County Fire Card required (within 30 days of employment).
American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography certification (ARDMS) or RVT, or eligibility to take the RDMS.
BLS.
Fire Card.

Disclaimer, Compliance and Service Language:
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills required. The incumbent may be expected to perform other duties as assigned.

COMPLIANCE & INTEGRITY: Consistently supports compliance and the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center's Code of Conduct by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements (if applicable), and Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center's policies and procedures.

Models and reinforces ethical behavior in self and others in accordance to the Code of Conduct; adheres to organizational policies and guidelines; supports compliance initiatives; maintains confidences; admits mistakes; conducts business with honesty; shows consistency in words and actions; follows through on commitments. All Directors, Managers and Supervisors are accountable for communication, implementation, enforcement, monitoring and oversight of compliance policies and practices in their departments.

SERVICE & QUALITY: In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors and principles defined by the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives. Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our patients, and to purchasers, contracted providers and vendors.

WORKPLACE SAFETY: In addition to defined working conditions and physical requirements, employees are accountable for working safely; following established policies & procedures; utilizing all designated protective personal equipment (PPE) and/or safety equipment assigned for task; and reporting all injuries and hazards to their supervisor immediately. Supervisors and Managers are accountable for ensuring the safety performance of employees; applying consistent practices in compliance with federal, state and local regulations; providing guidance to maintain a safe and healthy work environment.