Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Posted on: November 20, 2023
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
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (7-10 statements)
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
Required Minimum Education:
Specialty/Major: Radiologic Sciences/Ultrasound
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS (must be non-expired/active unless
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
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
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
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