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Prime Healthcare Ultrasound Technologist (PRN) in Blue Springs, Missouri

Overview

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community! St. Mary’s Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference. Our passion to develop and maintain a culture where our staff and providers feel valued, engaged, and respected has led to our ability to consistently deliver exceptional patient care to our community and be the place you want to work.

St. Mary’s Medical Center, a 2020 Watson Health Top 100 Hospital, is a faith-based, 137-bed acute care hospital providing a wide range of services, including 24-hour Emergency Department, Surgical Services, Acute Rehabilitation Services, Interventional Cardiology, and outpatient services. St. Mary's Medical Center has provided high-quality compassionate care to the residents of Blue Springs and Eastern Jackson County for more than 40 years.

St. Mary's, one of Kansas City’s best kept secrets, offers patients the best of both worlds--a warm, caring environment, close to home, providing the wide range of services and expertise typically found in much larger facilities. We’ve received the Healthgrades “Patient Safety Excellence Award 7 year in a row and are regularly recognized by Leapfrog Group with an “A” safety grade.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. Know Your Rights:https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf

Responsibilities

We are seeking anUltrasound Technologist (PRN), also known as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer at St Mary’s Medical Center (Blue Springs, MO) a member of Prime Healthcare. The Ultrasound Tech performs diagnostic imaging procedures using ultrasound technology. Ultrasound Technologists play a critical role in the diagnostic process by providing high-quality ultrasound images that assist healthcare providers in diagnosing and treating various medical conditions.

This position is on a per diem basis, meaning PRN.

Shift’s Available: Varied

Employment Type:Per Diem (PRN)

Hours:Varied

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (includes, but not limited to):

  • interact with patients to explain the procedure, obtain relevant medical history, and address any concerns or questions, ensure patient comfort and privacy during the ultrasound examination, and assist with positioning patients to optimize imaging

  • operate ultrasound machines to produce real-time images of patients' internal organs, tissues, and blood flow, select appropriate imaging techniques and settings to capture clear and accurate images based on the specific clinical indication or area of interest

  • use a handheld transducer (probe) to transmit high-frequency sound waves into the body and capture the returning echoes to create images, manipulate the transducer and adjust imaging parameters to obtain multiple views and optimize image quality

  • interpret ultrasound images in real-time to assess the structure, size, shape, and function of organs and tissues within the body, identify any abnormalities, lesions, or pathology that may be present and communicate findings to radiologists or referring physicians

  • may perform Doppler ultrasound studies to evaluate blood flow patterns and detect abnormalities such as vascular occlusions, stenosis, or thrombosis

  • may specialize or work in a broad array of specialties including obstetric and gynecological ultrasounds, breast, or abdominal sonography, you will also assist radiologists with ultrasound-guided biopsies, thoracentesis, and paracentesis procedures

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • RDMS (ARDMS) or S (ARRT) certification in at least one body or region required within 90 days of hire and maintain

  • graduate an accredited ultrasound program or current certification as identified in #1 and graduation within 90 days of hire

  • previous experience preferred

  • current BCLS (AHA) certificate

  • proficient computer skills

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FacilitySt. Mary's Medical Center

LocationUS-MO-Blue Springs

ID2024-167532

CategoryClinical Tech

Position TypePer Diem

ShiftVariable

Job TypeNon-Exempt

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