Ultrasound Technician - West Palm Beach
Title: Ultrasound Technician
Hours Worked: Part Time (18 hrs. per week)
Reports to: Program Director (Daily activities reported to WPB Office Manager)
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provides all client services related to limited obstetrical ultrasound.
• Maintains accurate ultrasound documentation specific to limited obstetrical ultrasound and program standards.
• Maintains current knowledge of ultrasound protocol, as determined by Birthline/Lifeline.
• Maintains a comprehensive working knowledge of the ultrasound equipment.
• Prepares required client documentation for radiologist interpretation. Ensures that documentation is transmitted to the radiologist and images are read in a timely manner.
• Maintains sufficient supplies needed to provide ultrasound services.
• Performs urine pregnancy tests following approved protocol.
• Attends to client needs, including admissions, assessment sessions, material assistance, etc.
• Assists with client record keeping and maintains orderly client files.
• Maintains schedules for ultrasound and assessment appointments, including reminder calls to clients and daily documentation of those completed and missed.
• Acts as a resource for volunteer receptionists and client advocates, as needed.
• Assists with work assignments for clinical student rotations
• Provides general secretarial and receptionist support as directed by the office manager.
• Attends agency meetings/staff development programs as required.
• Attends training sessions as determined by needs outlined in annual evaluation.
• Supports the social teachings of the Catholic Church.
• Supports program fundraising efforts in planning and attendance.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
This is a sampling of duties. Other tasks, responsibilities, and duties may be assigned as needed.
• Resolves problems with some supervision and implements solutions.
• Consults supervisor when unusual problems arise.
• Graduate of Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, RDMS certification preferred.
• Experience with obstetrical ultrasounds.
• Knowledge of infectious diseases and blood and bodily fluids, as indicated in OSHA.
• Competency in use of sterile techniques.
• Bi/Multi-lingual (English and Spanish and/or Creole).
• Experience in and/or commitment to pro-life work.
• Experience preferred in office environment.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, Email, and Internet usage.
• Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Strong clerical and organizational skills.
• Ability to work harmoniously with staff and clients.
• Organized, self-starting, punctual, honest, and courteous.
• Flexible and willing to assist, as needed.
• Ability to adjust and perform in a versatile work environment.
• Knowledge and support of Catholic Social Teaching.
• Florida driver’s license, excellent driving record, and ability to travel throughout the diocese.
• Exhibits professional telephone manner, interpersonal skills, confidentiality.
• Ability to work effectively with Diocesan employees, pastors, departments heads, representatives of other agencies and the general public.
• Ability to multi-task, work independently and make responsible judgment calls.
• Ability to respect confidentiality and consistently exercise discretion and good business judgment.
• Ability to work irregular hours.
Physical and Environmental Requirements:
• Precise hand/eye coordination and finger dexterity.
• Ability to kneel, bend through full range of motion, stoop, reach, push and pull.
• Ability to lift or exert up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and or up to 30 lbs. of force frequently.
• Ability to perform repetitive motion of wrists, hands and or fingers as needed for work tasks.
• Ability to visually, tactilely, and audibly assess clients in order to carry out sonogram procedure.
• Occasional light lifting and carrying of under 15 pounds.
• Occasional moderate carrying and lifting of 15 – 44 pounds.
• Frequent use both hands and fingers (i.e. typing).
• Frequent extended periods of sitting.
• Occasional periods of standing, kneeling, bending, and climbing.
• Occasional ability of minimal hearing (i.e. driving) and routine hearing (i.e. listening to others in conversation).