Ultrasound Technologist at Ascension in Grand Blanc, Michigan

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Job Description:

We Are Hiring:


Ultrasound Tech

PRN: no guaranteed of hours. Must be willing to work all shifts including weekends and some holidays when needed

Ascension Genesys Hospital - Grand Blanc,MI

Ascension Genesys Hospital is a state-of-the-art community teaching hospital with 410 beds, a level 2 emergency trauma center with a cardiac rapid diagnostic center, the Genesys Heart Institute, the Family Birthing Center, and expanded clinical expertise in neurosciences, orthopedics, geriatric services, oncology, and surgical procedures in almost every specialty area including minimally invasive and robotic procedures.

We offer rewarding career paths for healthcare professionals across all disciplines. Ascension offers a collaborative environment with competitive wages and opportunities for advancement.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and a retirement plan with match
  • Competitive compensation
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development
  • Wellbeing programs and holistic growth opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Adoption assistance

What You Will Do: The Ultrasound Technologist, also known as Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, works under general supervision and performs ultrasound diagnostic examinations. Obtains information for procedures such as patient anatomy, pathology and fetal development. Ensures ultrasound examinations are of
acceptable quality and records results. Performs other related duties as requested by authorized personnel. Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to provide care to the age group(s) served.

  • Review patient s charts and physicians orders, establishes positive patient identification and questions patient to ascertain any pertinent information.
  • Produce quality images by selecting the appropriate technical factors, equipment and transducer settings. Correctly positions patient and manipulates the various equipment components properly including computer keyboard manipulation.
  • Explain procedure to patient.
  • Observe and records images from the sound wave display screen. Detects pathologies and determines location and associated abnormalities. Determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.
  • Practice sterile technique as required when assisting the physician with invasive procedures.
  • Provide a written impression to the Radiologist with the interpretation of the ultrasonic images.
  • Ensure that equipment is properly maintained and notifies appropriate personnel of equipment problems.
  • Knowledge and ability to use hospital and networking system computers.
  • Keep current with ultrasound procedures and equipment.
  • Assist in the instruction and training of the radiology and ultrasound students.
  • Perform other related duties as required by authorized personnel.
  • Actively participates in radiation dosage monitoring program.
  • Deliver quality patient care, including the use of universal precautions, ensuring patient confidentiality and practicing appropriate medical ethics.
  • Essential Functions:.
    • Must have ability to be mobile and use normal manual dexterity.
    • Must be able to effectively communicate orally, written, by telephone; with staff, physicians and
    • Assist, move, transfer, support and lift patients.
    • Ability to move standard ultrasound and radiological equipment.
    • Ability to plan, follow directions and problem solve.
    • Knowledge to learn to operate hospital, Radiology computer systems and digital Networking.
  • Working Conditions:
    • Subject to electrical and related energy hazards. Lifts, assist, support and transfer patients and
      supplies. Must have capability to stand a good portion of the work day. Exposed to patient illness and
      communicable diseases.
  • Orientation Requirements:.
    • All employees are required to participate in the following orientations:.
    • New employee orientation.
    • Center/departmental orientation.
  • The above is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or qualifications for the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify in any way, the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under their supervision. The most recently dated job description on file in the Human Resources Department will be considered the official job description.
What You Will Need: Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Certified BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
  • Registered Radiology Technician specializing in Sonography credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.If a non-accredited program was completed, must obtain one (1) year of experience and then complete registration 6 months required.

  • Requires completion of two years post-high school education in an allied health science such as nursing or radiologic technology, as well as knowledge of ultrasound techniques and procedures. Requires completion of a twelve month ultrasound training program, or the equivalent in education and relevant work experience. Must obtain continuing education as required by ARDMS.
Work Experience:

  • One to two years related experience preferred.
  • Must possess guest relation and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with patients, physicians, visitors and contacts to hospital.
Why Join Our Team: Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care - including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Ascension Genesys is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.