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Ultrasound Technician (Healthy Start)

Job Location

Houma, LA, USA

Pay

Starting at $30 an hour

Type of Job

Full time

Published Date

June 12, 2024 at 5:00:00 PM

Job Description

Start Community Health Center is looking for an Ultrasound Technician for the Woman's Health program known as Healthy Start. OB experience and OB ultra sound certification preferred

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate degree or certificate in Diagnostic Medical Sonography or related field

  • OB experience and OB ultra sound certification preferred

  • Certification by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or equivalent credentialing organization referred

  • Proficiency in medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology

  • Knowledge of ultrasound physics and instrumentation

Core Competencies

  • Technical skills for proficiency in operating ultrasound equipment and performing a variety of ultrasound examinations

  • Ability to produce high -quality images

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact with patients, healthcare professionals, and other team members

  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment issues and adapt techniques to obtain optimal images and commitment to adhering to ethical standards, maintaining patient confidentiality and upholding professional integrity.

Job Duties/Skills Required

  • Perform ultrasound examinations using specialized equipment to produce high-quality images of internal organ, tissues, and blood flow

  • Prepare patients for procedures by explaining the process, answering questions, and enduring their comfort and safety throughout the examination

  • Analyze images for quality and clarity, ensuring all necessary views are obtained for accurate diagnosis and presentation to the provider

  • Operate ultrasound equipment and adjust settings as necessary to capture images of different anatomical structures and pathologies

  • Collaborate with radiologists and other healthcare professionals to interpret findings and communicate results effectively and maintain accurate patient records; including images and examination notes

  • Ensure proper maintenance and calibration of ultrasound equipment to optimize performance and safety.

Benefits

Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, paid time off, 13 paid holidays per year for regular full time staff,  401(k), and 401(k) matching.

About Start Corporation

Start Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1984. Our Mission is to promote opportunities, which enhance the self-sufficiency of people to empower them to live and function independently.

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