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Ultrasound Tech

Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

At Bon Secours Mercy Health, we are dedicated to continually improving health care quality, safety and cost effectiveness. Our hospitals, care sites and clinicians are recognized for clinical and operational excellence.
**Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Youngstown**
Under the direction of Radiology leadership, the Ultrasound tech performs duties directly involved with a variety of technical procedures in the use of ultrasound for the diagnosis of disease or pathology. Must use various ultrasound modalities dependent on the type of anatomy being examined. Must become proficient in recognizing cross-sectional anatomy and understanding of related technology. Demonstrates favorable guest relations and continues to promote values of the hospital in daily work performance. May also perform other related patient care duties.
Mission/Core Values: It is expected that all of the duties and responsibilities of this position will be performed in a manner consistent with the Ministrys Standards of Behavior (CARE; Compassion: seeks to understand, listen and explain; Advocate: is the voice for the vulnerable; Respect: demonstrates the highest regard for and welcomes all people; Excellence: commits to the highest standard of quality care, joyful service, and teamwork) and in a manner that reflects the core values of Mercy Health which are: Excellence, Human Dignity, Justice, Compassion, Sacredness of Life and Service. All supervisors and above are expected to model the organizational mission and values through their daily actions, decision making and priority setting. All supervisors and above are expected to develop, implement and monitor short- and long-range plans to meet or surpass standards consistent with the overall strategic plan.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (7-10 statements)
% Time
20%Prepares equipment and scanning area for patient procedures. May transport or escort patients to and from ultrasound area. May perform clerical and technical related duties as it pertains to retrieving previous exams.
20%Positions the transducer probe per protocols of anatomy. Manipulates equipment controls to obtain maximum resolution of ultrasound frequency per protocols and during procedures. Obtains scan in various required angles and positions. Records scans on hard copy cd if need be and presents to the radiologist for approval when applicable.
20%Practices sterile techniques and prevents cross-contamination. Checks equipment, accessories, and supplies. Keeps areas stocked at all times and room clean. Technologist cleans equipment per departmental policy and after each patient use.
20%Cooperates with all personnel in the proper conduct of the department. Maintains ethical relationships. May be requested to assist in the development of techniques for procedures. May assist in the use of a variety of equipment and procedures not routinely employed. Assist others in the department, requests assistance when necessary and demonstrates a team approach to patient care. Assist in developing the skills of students, trainees, or residents. Pediatric experience is a +.
10%Will be available for rotating emergency call, while also possibly being asked to cover at other facilities within the Mercy Health Youngstown market.
10%Delivers on our Promise by always demonstrating excellent patient experience behaviors. Always conveys compassion and respect for the patient/customer and co-worker. Consistently delivers the best service experience utilizing the 5 Foot/10 Foot rule, Messages of Caring Out Loud, AIDET, I- care, and other Mercy Health customer experience tools and behaviors. (Note: Failure to perform satisfactorily in this essential function will block incumbent from a satisfactory performance evaluation rating.)
100%Must Equal 100%.
The above is intended to describe the general content and functions of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. The job description is subject to continual revisions as needed for patient care. Due to the services and care provided by this institution, personnel may be requested to serve in related capacities as determined by their qualifications in a different unit, department, and campus, in an effort to not disrupt patient care and continue to provide a safe environment to our patients. All employees are expected to follow Mercy Health policies and procedures, maintain high standards of safe work performance, and maintain good attendance and punctuality.
Required Minimum Education:
Specialty/Major: Radiologic Sciences/Ultrasound
Preferred Education:
Specialty/Major: Ultrasound
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS (must be non-expired/active unless otherwise stated):
Required: Current BLS certification
Preferred: ACLS, Certified in ultrasonic technology by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.
Minimum Years and Type of Experience: At least one full year of full-time experience in clinical radiologic technology including didactic experience equivalent to the curriculum recommended by the American Society of Radiologic Technology or satisfactory completion of another imaging training program or one-year clinical experiences in another imaging modality.
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 635T42/Ultrasound Tech, Reg and 635T43/Ultrasound Tech, nonReg
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: Gathers, organizes, verifies, and analyzes data in the completion of multi-step procedures. Produces final output within established standards
Operates complicated equipment
This position requires the incumbent to demonstrate proficiency in clinical skills for patients in the following age categories (check all that differ from main job description):
+ Additional Job Description
Additional Job Description
Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:
Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
Paid time off
Educational Assistance
And much more
*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status
All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email . If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

Keywords: Bon Secours Mercy Health, Youngstown , Ultrasound Tech, Other , Youngstown, Ohio

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