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Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC includes the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region’s first medical school; the renowned USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the first comprehensive cancer centers established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States; the USC Care Medical Group, a medical faculty practice; the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: 401-licensed bed Keck Hospital of USC and 60-licensed bed USC Norris Cancer Hospital; and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a 158-licensed bed community hospital. It also includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Keck Medical Center of USC among the Top 10 hospitals in the state and among the Top 50 hospitals in the United States in seven specialties: ophthalmology, urology, cancer, geriatrics, orthopedic surgery, nephrology and cardiology and heart surgery.

Ultrasound Tech - Ultrasound- Part-Time 8 Hour Days

Verdugo Hills Hospital - Ultrasound Glendale, California

MAJOR TASKS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs ultrasound procedures proficiently, accounting for variation in patients' conditions, ages and ability to cooperate.
  • Maintains equipment in good operating condition and reports malfunctions, maladjustments or necessary repairs.
  • Performs quality control procedures and/or assists Director of Medical imaging and Radiologists in quality management.
  • Maintains adequate necessary supplies in the room, i.e., syringes, needles, contrast media, etc.
  • Practices correct sterile, decontamination techniques, and bio-hazard methods
  • Available for on-call or after-hours schedule.
  • Maintains technical expertise through continuing education.
  • Assists in cross-training of technologists and teaching students.
  • Coordinates procedures with nursing station, physicians, and other departments.
  • Assists patients and physicians throughout procedures.
  • Provides patient comfort in the department.
  • Assists other technologists with patient care as needed.
  • Assures patient equipment and tubes, i.e., IV's, I Meds, chest tubes, foley catheters, etc. are in good operating condition
  • Applies strict patient safety procedures.
  • Practices courtesy, politeness, kindness, and creates a pleasant atmosphere with patients.
  • Applies proper decision making that is appropriate to the situation.
  • Practices professional ethics and courtesy with other employees.
  • Practices patient confidentiality.
  • Practices proper phone etiquette.
  • Assures the correct examination was ordered.
  • Maintains proper professional attire at all times (adherence to department dress code).
  • Checks recent reports and that prior films are available for comparison.
  • Checks that the correct examination is written on the film jacket.
  • Reports incidents with the proper forms required.
  • Maintains daily ultrasound log.
  • Maintains ultrasound quality control records.
  • Participates in CQI project.
  • Updates protocol on policies and procedures as necessary.
  • Adheres to all written hospital policy and procedure.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric variations in treatment/procedure as evidenced by annual age specific competency assessment/evaluation.
  • Performs other duties consistent with professional training and experience and Department goals and functions.


REQ20069313 Posted Date: 02/08/2019

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