Sep 21, 2021

Ultrasound Technologist- PRN

  • Children's National Hospital
  • Washington, DC, USA

Job Description

Ultrasound Technologist- PRN - (2100015G)


Perform high quality Diagnostic Ultrasound exams while providing excellent patient care.

PRN- Primarily Saturday Evening


Specific Requirements and Preferences
Graduate of approved program in Ultrasound Technology (Required)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Clinical ultrasound experience in a hospital environment (Required)


A.R.D.M.S. registration- required

Functional Accountabilities
Ultrasound Scanning
1. Demonstrate working knowledge of all diagnostic ultrasound equipment and related components.
2. Produce high quality ultrasound scans via appropriate choice of transducer, scale, focal zones, and gain. Scale.
3. Possess excellent knowledge of cross sectional anatomy and ultrasound pathology and document such.
4. Assist radiologists with interventional procedures as directed.
5. Perform all exams in a timely and efficient manner .

Quality Control
1. Identify each image with proper and permanent patient data.
2. Follow correct procedures regarding warm-up, use and shut down of equipment.
3. Check paperwork, film jackets and patient charges for accuracy prior to submission and complete RIS assignments immediately following exam.
4. Maintain cleanliness of exams rooms and equipment.

Patient Care
1. Assure room is prepared & stocked prior to start of exam.
2. Explain exam to patients/parents.
3. Make every attempt to meet scheduled appointment time and accommodate stat or add-on requests.
4. Communicate with patient throughout the exam and release patient/parent with appropriate follow-up info.
5. Cooperative and willing to assist when asked to travel to a CH-affiliated site

Clinical Safety
1. Adhere to all OSHA regulations.
2. Keep acoustic power within acceptable limits.
3. Practice personal radiation safety within the department.
4. Immediately report equipment malfunctions to engineer & complete appropriate paperwork.

1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Organizational Accountabilities
Professional Development
1. Maintain A.R.D.M.S. certification.
2. Biennially update CPR certification.
3. Complete mandatory annual reviews.
4. Attend seminars and in-services.

Organizational Commitment/Identification
1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
4. Maintain confidentiality at all times

Customer Service
1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
1. Contribute to a positive work environment
2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
1. Use resources efficiently
2. Search for less costly ways of doing things

Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility

Primary Location

: District of Columbia-WASHINGTON

Work Locations

: Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010


: Allied Health


: COE Hospital-Based SpecliatiesRegular / Temporary: R (Regular)Position Status: O - PRNShift: VariableWork Schedule: PRN Primary Saturday Evening

Job Posting

: Jul 26, 2021, 10:33:44 AM