Lehigh Valley Health Network Ultrasonographer in Allentown, Pennsylvania
LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL * Breast Health Svcs Cedar Crest1240 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PAProfessional ClinicalFull Time 40 hours, Day Shift, M-F 8:30-5 pmPosted 01/12/2021Req # 22628Union: N/AImagine a career at one of the nation's most advanced health networks.Be part of an exceptional health care experience. Join the inspired, passionate team at Lehigh Valley Health Network, a nationally recognized, forward-thinking organization offering plenty of opportunity to do great work.LVHN has been ranked among the andquot;Best Hospitalsandquot; by U.S. News and World Report for 22 consecutive years. We're a Magnet(tm) Hospital, having been honored four times with the American Nurses Credentialing Center's prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono each received an 'A' grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for spring 2018, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on delivering the best health care possible every day.Whether you're considering your next career move or your first, you should consider Lehigh Valley Health Network.Job Summary:Performs with latitude for independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative, Diagnostic Ultrasound exams and invasive procedures of designated anatomy to physician specifications and established protocols. May participate in call rotations, as necessary.Education - Required:Specialized Diploma Graduate of approved CAHEA school of diagnostic medical sonography or certification program. In good standing with the ARDMS.Education - Preferred:Associate's Degree Diagnostic Medical Sonography orBachelor's Degree Diagnostic Medical SonographyExperience - Required:1 year clinical experience in ultrasoundKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Required:Ability to deal effectively and ethically with medical and confidential information relating to patients, families, physicians, and nursing personnel.Ability to function independently and competently.Ability to maintain professional relationship with co-workers and medical staff.Knowledge of a wide variety of personnel such as patients, family, physicians, nurses, and students.Knowledge necessary to ensure that the assessment, treatment, and care are appropriate to the age of patients served ranging in age from neonates to geriatrics.Licensure - Required:Breast Certification within 1 year of hireRDMS - Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Upon Hire andBCLS - Basic Life Support within 30 DaysLicensure - Preferred:RVT - Registered Vascular TechnologistInfluenza vaccination is required at most LVHN facilities for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.