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Ultrasound Technologist (Per Diem)
Job Code:1297-2017
Biweekly Hours:Variable
FT/PT Status:Per Diem

Job Responsibilities:

Professional Proficiency Demonstrated

  • Maintains professional competencies

 Delivery of High Quality Clinical Outcomes

  • Applies evidence-based healthcare practices
  • Complies with policies and procedures
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory and accrediting agency requirements
  • Supports a culture of safety and quality patient care

 Effective Collaboration that Helps Achieve Organizational Goals

  • Participates in department and/or system wide team dynamic initiatives
  • Assists with developing priorities, goals, and action plans
  • Communicates effectively to optimize patient care, expresses positive customer relations and contributes to a supportive and cooperative working environment
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family
  • Acts as a team player and works collaboratively within the team and organization
  • Identifies better, faster, more efficient ways of doing tasks as well as eliminates unnecessary work and all non-value-added activities to enable a focus on work that generates greater value
  • Responds to requests from Clinical Supervisor, and collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to assist with evaluation of programs and services.  Communicates with Clinical Supervisor regarding cost savings initiatives and planning.

Job Qualifications:
  • Appropriate educational credentials for the assigned discipline
  • Licensure appropriate for area assigned/ if license has not been obtained individual must have it within a year from hire
  • The individual must possess patient care skills

Physical Demands

Ability to move or transfer patients with an individual effort equal to 50 lbs. Should have a full range of body motion to successfully perform all essential functions of the job, meaning you’ll have to stand, walk, bend, kneel, crouch and reach frequently during a 12-hour shift. Accommodations are made for nurses with disabilities.

 Language Ability

Ability to read, write and interpret documents in English such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific/trade/technical journals. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, or regulatory agencies. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees, patients, and vendors.

Math Ability

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, rates and ratios.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.   

Working Conditions

Potential exposure to chemicals and communicable diseases and related medical waste.

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411 Canisteo Street
Hornell, NY 14843

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