Chenega Corporation Ultrasound Technician in Fort Lewis, Washington

CHENEGA HEALTHCARE CORPORATION

Company Job Title:

Ultrasound Technician

Chenega Job Title:

Radiologic Technologist

SCA WD Labor Category:

Radiologic Technologist #12305

Clearance:

Background

Location:

Madigan, Ft Lewis, WA

Reports To:

Project Manager

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date:

08/27/2018

Approved Date:

08/27/2018

Executive Order 13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.

Summary: TheUltrasound Technicianshall provide services in accordance with established standards, principals and ethics of the profession in Department of Radiology at Madigan Army Medical Center (Ft Lewis) providing health care services to a diverse population.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Proficient at using diagnostic ultrasound to provide cross sectional evaluation of all soft tissue organs in the abdomen and pelvis to include: liver, gallbladder, kidneys, pancreas, spleen, aorta, lower and upper extremity venous dopplers: procedures to include: FNA and renal biopsies; pediatrics to include: neonatal heads, pyloric stenosis, appendix, intussusception, hips, and spines; OB to include: 1st and 2nd Trimester.

  • Perform all associated administrative duties to include: advanced computer knowledge, receptionist, scheduling, proficient in all documentation, and record maintenance to ensure accuracy and patient confidentiality, HIPAA, and JC requirements.

  • Provide a variety of sonographic examinations to a patient population that ranges from infant to geriatric.

  • Assist with training of students, military personnel, and radiology residents in the principles and protocols of ultrasound.

  • Work independently and be able to recognize situations or abnormalities that require the radiologist’s immediate attention or direct observation in real-time.

  • Routinely refer to standard reference texts and journals to keep abreast of current trends, developments, and changing protocols within the field of ultrasound.

  • Prepare all documentation to meet established standards of the MTF to include but not limited to timeliness, legibility, accuracy, content and signature. Only MTF and ARMY approved abbreviations shall be used for documentation of care in the health care record.

  • Perform other duties as assigned within the general scope of those normally performed by a registered ultrasound technologist in an inpatient and outpatient setting.

Non-Essential Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • NONE

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Be a graduate of an accredited ultrasound program

  • Be currently American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) certified in the following specialties: Abdomen (AB), OB/GYN (OB), and Pediatrics (PS).

  • Have a minimum of two-year post-certification experience. Experience will have been in a hospital involving acute care and out-patients clinics.

  • All contract HCPs must possess and maintain current course completion documentation for basic cardiac life support (BLS) through an American Heart Association approved training program. Additional requirements will be outlined in technical exhibits per specialty

  • Shall maintain all license and certification requirements and meet all continuing education requirements of the U.S. jurisdiction in which they are licensed to practice.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Shall be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate with all parties and other health care providers. In addition, if the position requires the use of computers, the contract HCPs shall be computer literate.

  • Shall have the required education, training, experience and documented current competence in the required specialty position description.

  • Shall possess sufficient initiative, interpersonal relationship skills and social sensitivity such that he/she can relate constructively to a variety of patients from diverse backgrounds.

Diversity:

  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics:

  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

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Organization: Chenega Healthcare Services

Title: Ultrasound Technician

Location: Washington-Fort Lewis

Requisition ID: 1800002931