Waverly Health Center Ultrasound Sonographer Xray exp required .75FTE 1st Shift in Waverly, Iowa
FTE: .75FTE, 1st Shift
The primary function is to perform sonographic imaging and procedures as well as performing radiographic procedures and related techniques, producing images for the interpretation by or at the request of a licensed practitioner.
Education, Experience, and Training
Must have successfully completed formal Radiologic Technology training in an American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) approved program and be registered (or eligible for registry) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Radiology.
Must possess valid State of Iowacredential (i.e. Iowa Permit to Practice)
Must possess the following certifications, based on skill set:
Radiologic Technologist- must be registered through ARRT in General Radiology and possess valid permit to practice from the Iowa Department of Public Health.
Radiologic Technologist: CT/Mammography- must possess or obtain certification in either of these modalities within one year of hire date.
Radiologic Technologist: MRI- must possess or obtain MRI certification within one year of hire date.
Radiologic Technologist: Ultrasound- must possess or obtain certification in Physics and either OB/GYN or Abdomen within one year of hire date. Must obtain certification in second modality within 3 years.
Any Technologist working independently on second/third shift or weekend package must possess or obtain CT certification within one year of hire date.
Previous experience in area of licensure is preferred.
Ability to learn and navigate computer systems including the online training modules, the employee timesheet and the performance appraisal system. Job specific systems are also required.
Must possess Healthcare Provider BLS certification.
Must possess valid Mandatory Reporter training for Child and Dependent Adult Abuse.
Must be able to read, speak, and write fluent English.
Sitting – Approximately 25% of shift.
Standing– Approximately 50% of shift.
Walking – Approximately 25% of shift.
Lifting – Approximately 35 pounds. Must use, and require staff to use, when in hospital and pre-hospital settings, proper body mechanics and ergonomics and, as applicable, lifting/moving devices.
Twisting – Infrequent.
Bending – Moderate.
Squat/Kneel – Occasionally less than 25% of shift.