Lexington Medical Center

Ultrasound Technologist

  • Lexington Medical Center
  • West Columbia, SC 29169
  • 14 days ago

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Job Description

Lexington Medical Center's Radiology Department is seeking an Inpatient Ultrasound Technologist.

***Sign On Bonus: Up to $10,000 for full-time positions***

*Full Time, Part Time, & PRN Schedules available*

Consistently named best hospital, Lexington Medical Center dedicates itself to providing quality health services that meet the needs of its communities.

Ranked #2 in the state and #1 in the Columbia metro area by U.S. News & World Report, Lexington Medical Center is the only hospital named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina.

The 607-bed hospital anchors a health care network that includes five community medical centers and employs nearly 8,000 health care professionals.

The network includes a cardiovascular program recognized by the American College of Cardiology as South Carolina’s first HeartCARE CenterTM and an accredited Cancer Center of Excellence affiliated with MUSC Hollings Cancer Center for research and education.

The network also features an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and nearly 80 physician practices.

Basic Function:

Responsible for the independent operation of sonographic equipment, and for performing and communicating results of diagnostic examinations using sonography.

The sonographer is also responsible for assisting the Radiologist with invasive procedures in the acute care setting.

Qualifications:

Minimum Education: None.

Minimum Years of Experience: None.

Substitutable Education & Experience: None.

Required Certifications/Licensure: BLS certification or certification within 3 months of employment;

Current compliance with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements for specialty(ies) as appropriate;

Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) - In the absence of an RDMS at hire, the candidate must have an Associate’s Degree in Allied Health or Bachelor's Degree plus successful completion of one year of formal Diagnostic Medical Program and be registry eligible.

Must obtain RDMS within one year of employment.

Required Training: None.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Demonstrates competence to provide developmentally appropriate care/treatment and comfort measures while performing Ultrasound examinations for the following patient population: Infant (Birth to 1 year) Child (1 year through 12 years) Adolescent (13 years through 17 years) Adult (18 years to 65 years) Geriatric (over 65 years)

2. Demonstrates appropriate communication of information to all ages and responds to all customers/ patients requests and needs.

Provides or obtains appropriate assistance to non English speaking patients.

3. Assumes responsibility for the safety and well-being of all patients in the sonographic area/department.

4. Performs sonographic examinations as ordered by the attending physician following department protocols.

5. Coordinates with other staff to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and health care team, assuring appropriate patient care is provided.

6. Addresses problems of patient care as they arise and makes decisions to appropriately resolve the problems.

7. Demonstrates compliance to behaviors outlined in LMC's Service Expectations and Code of Conduct.

8. Demonstrates ability to integrate diagnostic sonograms, laboratory results, patient history and medical records, and adapt sonographic examination as necessary to acquire the optimum diagnostic sonographic information in each examination performed.

9. Demonstrates ability to work efficiently and cope with emergency situations.

10. Abides by all LMC and Department policies and procedures.

11. Maintains ultrasound equipment and work area and reports equipment failures to the appropriate supervisor or staff member.

12. Maintains adequate supplies/ resources needed for patient care in the most cost effective manner.

13. Participates in the maintenance of department ACR accreditation.

14. Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits

Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)

Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.

LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.

Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary

Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary

Adoption assistance

LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment

Tuition reimbursement

Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity EmployerIt is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations.

LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation.

LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, PRN

Benefits:

401(k)

401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Employee discount

Flexible spending account

Free parking

Health insurance

Life insurance

Loan forgiveness

Paid time off

Referral program

Tuition reimbursement

Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

Radiology

Application Question(s):

Do you have Bachelor's Degree and completion of 1 year of formal Diagnostic Medical Program?

Do you have Associate's degree in Allied Health and completion of 1 year of formal Diagnostic Medical Program?

License/Certification:

BLS Certification (Preferred)

Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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