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Radiology

Ultrasound Tech

Job Description
Our Clinic seeks a compassionate and skilled Ultrasound Technician to be responsible for operating sonographic scanners to capture images of patients' internal organs and expectant mothers' developing fetuses. The ultrasound technician may specialize or work in a broad array of specialties including obstetric and gynecological ultrasounds, and neurological, breast, heart, or abdominal sonography.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Explaining the ultrasound procedure to patients, answering their questions, and providing support.
• Spreading the ultrasound gel on the surface of patients' bodies over the internal area to be imaged.
• Programming and adjusting the scanner for the specific procedure and ensuring the transducer captures images from every angle or section as needed.
• Deciding which still images, or sonograms, to capture and present to the Physician for diagnostic purposes.
• Evaluating the images for quality and interpreting the images to assist the Physicians in diagnosing and treating diseases.
• Presenting the images and your preliminary findings to the Physicians.
• Maintaining patients' records and medical notes on the ultrasound procedure they have undergone.
• Maintaining the ultrasound equipment and sterilizing the procedure rooms.
• Assisting Radiologists with vascular ultrasound procedures and ultrasound-guided biopsies.

Work Site Location
Main Perkins Location
7373 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Class: Full-Time

Basic Skills Required
• Good problem-solving and decision-making skills.
• The ability to remain focused in a fast-paced environment.
• Physical stamina to lift heavy equipment and remain on your feet for long shifts.
• Strong critical thinking, communication, and interpersonal skills, as well as sensitivity to patients' problems.

Specific Skills Required
Certification in Diagnostic Ultrasound
Registered by The American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

• The ability to remain focused in a fast-paced environment.
• Physical stamina to lift heavy equipment and remain on your feet for long shifts.
• Strong critical thinking, communication, and interpersonal skills, as well as sensitivity to patients' problems.
• Good problem-solving and decision-making skills.


Job Requirements

Hiring Requirements
  • Drug Testing
  • Background Checks
  • Baton Rouge Clinic Credit Check

Education Required
Graduate of accredited Medical Sonography school

Unit of Pay: Hourly

Shift: Monday-Friday; 8am-5pm; schedule may vary as needed

Additional Benefits
  • Medical Insurance (Company pays 100% of employee only rate.)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 20% discount for selected services rendered at the Clinic

If you need further information, please contact Human Resources at (225) 246-9308.

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