We're a nonprofit, regional healthcare network with two hospitals, numerous outpatient medical offices, a multi-specialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer and emergency services. Our leadership is dedicated to putting patients first—a cornerstone of our mission, vision and values—as we deliver top-quality healthcare.
From our extensive facilities in Whittier, California and Downey, California, PIH Health serves more than two million residents in Los Angeles and Orange Counties and throughout the San Gabriel Valley.
The Registered Ultrasound Technologist is responsible for the administration of high frequency sound waves and other diagnostic techniques for medical purposes at the request of and for interpretation by a licensed independent practitioner. This position requires a highly skilled and competent professional who is considered to be an integral part of the health care team. Must be able to demonstrate an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology. Additionally, is expected to be competent in production, use, recognition and analysis of ultrasound images and patterns used for patient diagnosis and treatment.
- Able to perform diagnostic ultrasound procedures and examinations
- Able to determining ultrasonic frequencies and appropriate transducers for the anatomic area of interest.
- Able to assist LIP's in interventional procedures such as needle localizations, aspirations, biopsies
- Sensitivity to the physical and emotional needs of the patient through good communication, patient assessment, patient monitoring and patient care skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology and medical terminology
- Able to recognize patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure and exercises independent professional and ethical judgment.
- Competent in production, use, recognition and analysis of ultrasound images and patterns used for patient diagnosis and treatment.
- Critical thinking skills
- Good communications skills
- Computer skills
- Completion of an accredited course in Ultrasonography.
- CPR/BLS - Basic Life Support certification from the American Heart Association
- One (1) year of Ultrasound Tech experience
- Practical experience in ultrasound technology
- Registered through RDMS, SDMS, or other comparable society
Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider – one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort – you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. EOE M/F/D/V
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