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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Ultrasound Technologist I in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Be valued. Be rewarded. Belong. At Emory Healthcare.

Join the only health system in Georgia with five Magnet®-designated organizations — four hospitals and the first ambulatory care facility in Georgia — and the rest “on the Magnet journey.” We'll fuelyour professional journey with:

  • Comprehensive health benefits that start day 1

  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance & Reimbursement Programs

  • Family-focused benefits

  • Wellness incentives

  • Ongoing mentorship and leadership programs

  • And more

Our Ultrasound team is leading the way in shaping the future of health care. We unite to improve lives through innovation, compassion, and an unwavering commitment to achieving unparalleled excellence in patient care.

Hours: Overnight shift, Monday - Friday, 10:30pm - 7am

Preferred experience with Venous Dopplers, Liver Transplant, and Kidney Transplant ultrasounds but willing to train.

Training/Orientation period up to 3 months prior to going on shift.

Ultrasound Technologist I-III, Salary: $28.12 - $51.69/hour, The grade and salary of the position are based on specific criteria met within the qualifications of each level, relevant experience, skills, performance and internal equity. This position is eligible for shift differentials.

Description

The Ultrasound Technologist I provides quality care to the patients receiving US Scan, diagnostic and interventional radiology procedures.

  • Communicates patient needs and responses through appropriate verbal and written correspondence.

  • Ensures documentation is complete and accurate regarding all aspects of patient care. Responsible for proper operation of imaging and specialty equipment as well as keeps abreast of uses of medical devices.

  • Assumes responsibility and provides direct care for all procedures performed in this area. Ensures that patients have been prepared for procedures.

  • Provides quality care to patients during procedures. Assists with patient and family education.

  • May support or assist in research and related activities. Operates ultrasound equipment to produce scans for diagnostic and invasive procedures in the US suite.

  • Provides quality patient care to patients having US scans and invasive procedures. Prepares patients for invasive procedures with proper sterile technique.

  • Communicates and explains various procedures to the patient/family. Adheres to all safety requirements for ultrasound and radiation.

  • Processes all required paper work, has knowledge of supplies, and stocks rooms. Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a student in good standing within 60 days of graduation from an accredited school of Ultrasound and at a minimum be registry-eligible with American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

  • or American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) in Sonography.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks

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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUH Radiology Sonography

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 118364

Job Category Imaging & Radiology

Schedule 10:30p-7a

Standard Hours 36 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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