Role: Medical Technologist
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Employment Status: Full-time
Employment Type: In-person
Work Schedule: Several Available
- Monday 3p-9p
- Thursday 8a-6p
- Friday 8a-6p
- Friday 3p-8p
- Sat and/or Sun 8a-8p
Salary: Negotiable based on shifts covered, experience
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Profit Sharing, Long term disability, ADD. Others negotiable
Who We Are:
Santa Fe Imaging performs diagnostic imaging studies read by the physicians of Santa Fe Radiology, PC for medical practitioners and patients of New Mexico. Through the leadership of SFI’s Board of Directors, Santa Fe Radiology physicians direct the mission and quality of all services provided by our facility. Daily operations are managed by the Director of Imaging Services and his professional staff. A strong focus on customer service for patients, physicians and medical office staff who use our services is at the heart of everything we do.
The Ultrasound Technician performs all untrasound procedures while under the general supervision of a licensed practitioner, for the purposes of diagnosis and/or treatment of anatomic and physiologic disorders at a technical level not requiring constant supervision and within the scope of their license and according to established standards and practices of the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Ultrasound Quality Standards Act.
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Performs all ultrasound procedures with appropriate application of technical and positioning protocols, safety procedures, radiation protection and proper image identifying criteria according to department policy and procedure.
- Verifies physician orders for instructions from requesting physician and consults with the radiologists.
- Preps patient for exam. Explains procedure and provides education as appropriate.
- Performs equipment warm up, calibration and safety check as needed. Operates hospital computer system. Reports to supervisor any equipment malfunctions. Operates equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines for appropriate quality control.
- Minimizes radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation protection techniques.
- Maintains production and quality of ultrasounds by following established standards and procedures; developing ultrasounds; observing ultrasound results; determining necessary adjustments for optimum results; retaking ultrasounds as required; forwarding completed studies to radiologist for interpretation.
- Responsible for departmental records. Accurately and promptly documents in departmental records (film, file, and computer) patient name, exam date, film/image markers, clinical history, complaints, allergies, etc.
- Reports reactions, complications, changes in condition etc. to radiologist, physician, supervisor, peers and nursing unit.
- Assists management with an effective quality and process improvement program for all areas of responsibility. Participates in volume reporting, productivity reporting, quality improvement data, and maintaining appropriate documentation for regulatory agencies.
- Maintains a cost efficient supply of inventory, which minimizes department expense while ensuring appropriate stock levels.
- Ensures operation of ultrasound equipment by completing preventive maintenance.
- Acts as a steward for quality process improvement and resource management.
This represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Graduation from an approved program in radiologic technology required. Minimum two years of technical experience; excellent organizational skills and control of resources required.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Registration in Radiology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) required. Licensure in Radiology by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) required. CPR certification required. Additional certification in ultrasound or eligibility by ARRT required.