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Geisinger Health System Ultrasound Technologist in COAL TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Ultrasound Technologist

LOCATION: Shamokin--Main Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Ultrasound

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings

WORK TYPE: Part Time

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for independent operation of sonographic equipment, and for performing diagnostic examinations using sonography within their area of expertise and specific age range if applicable. Responsible for the delivery of high quality, cost effective imaging services. Responsible for all regulatory requirements.

Performs duties to support the mission of Geisinger in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates knowledge of technical/imaging components in the ultrasound department.

Demonstrates flexibility to teach and ability to perform both independently and as a team member.

Demonstrates knowledge/use of all supplies.

Demonstrates knowledge of all procedures performed in Ultrasound.

Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory and quality improvement policies.

Demonstrates excellent and positive communication skills.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Graduate or student in their final year of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied health education programs (CAAHEP) is required.

Satisfactory completion of a formal CAHEA recognized ultrasonic training program or

equivalent experience required. ARDMS registry or eligibility required.

Minimum of one year experience as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer is preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Outreach travel may be required.

Employee must be physically capable of carrying out all assigned duties.

Physical and emotional health must be sufficient to meet the demands of the position.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

About Geisinger

One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.

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