Ultrasound Technologist PRN

Location: Frankfort, KY (40601)
Company: Frankfort Regional Medical Center
Industry: Healthcare
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 18 days ago
Reposted: 4 days ago

Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Ultrasound Technologist PRN with Frankfort Regional Medical Center you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!


Frankfort Regional Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Frankfort Regional Medical Center family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Ultrasound Technologist PRN to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Position Summary:

The ultrasound technologist is responsible for performing a variety of complex specialized technical tasks utilizing high frequency ultrasound waves to assist with the detection of anatomical abnormalities.

V. Productivity/Fiscal Responsibility: Reports to work on time and is ready to start work Utilizes appropriate resources to complete assignments within allocated time period Performs accurately and in a timely manner in periods of increased work-loads and high stress

Follows through with assignments and informs supervisor if unable to complete tasks Employee adheres to Meal/Break policy and time clock procedures, punching in and out appropriately

Adapts to changes in volume/acuity demands

When work is complete, seeks additional tasks

Supports responsible staffing decisions ( low volume, stand-by, on-call)

Maintains and organizes supplies appropriately

Demonstrates efforts to eliminate waste

Demonstrates ability to set priorities

Demonstrates problem solving ability using appropriate resources

VI. Behavioral Expectations:

Building Partnerships:

Identifies opportunities to take action to build strategic relationships to help achieve goals

Exchanges information with potential partners to clarify partnership benefits and potential problems

Collaboratively determines the scope and expectations of the partnership so that both departments' needs can be met

Places higher priority on organization's goals than department's goals

Anticipates effects of department's actions and decisions on partners

Influences others to support partnership objectives

Building Trust:

Interacts with others in a way that gives them confidence in one's intentions and those of the organization

Shares thoughts, feelings and rationale so that others understand personal positions

Demonstrates honesty, keeps commitments and behaves in a consistent manner

Listens to others and objectively considers others' ideas and opinions, even when they conflict with own

Treats people with dignity, respect and fairness

Gives proper credit to others

Stands up for deserving others and their ideas even in the face of resistance

Passion for Results:

Drives high standards for individual, team and organizational accomplishment

Sets challenging goals and high performance standards for self and others

Initiates action and moves others toward envisioned outcomes

Corrals energy day-to-day to maintain momentum and a sense of urgency toward desired results

Works relentlessly to overcome obstacles

Is dissatisfied until results have been achieved

Derives satisfaction from goal achievement and continuous improvement

Compelling Communication:

Clearly and succinctly conveys information to individuals and groups

Uses forceful and compelling language and tone to stimulate other's thinking and actions

Uses vivid analogies and illustrations to create mental images

Uses visual aids when appropriate to enhance impact of the message

Conveys messages logically, simply, succinctly and at the right pace, does not digress

Checks audience's understanding, presents messages in different ways to enhance their understanding

Uses correct grammar and punctuation

Uses a format and terminology appropriate to the topic and audience

Customer Focus:

Demonstrates teamwork and cooperation, works well with others

Serves as a resource in an effective manner to other departments as needed

Identifies customer service issues

Creates customer-focused practices to assure customer satisfaction

Is cognizant of age specific, cultural and physical needs of customer in providing service

Quality Orientation:

Accurately checks processes and tasks

Follows procedures

Ensures high quality output


Has working knowledge of the operation of the department or seeks guidance from appropriate personnel

Reports equipment malfunctions to appropriate personnel and correctly completes work order

Assures safe and clean environment; keeps area clutter free

Takes action

Pharmaceutical Waste/Hazardous Chemical :

Complete the RCRA and Pharmaceutical Waste Education for Nursing during new employee orientation and annually

Is knowledgeable of the process for identifying the proper waste stream and uses the appropriate container to dispose of waste

Respond to a release of Hazardous Chemicals or Hazardous Pharmaceuticals (P-listed) utilizing the facility Code Orange Response Plan

Is knowledgeable regarding the process to contact the Emergency Response Coordinator for the Hazardous Chemical/Pharmaceutical Release/Spill clean-up

Personal &Professional Development:

Accepts responsibility for assessment of self-learning needs and identifies resources to accomplish personal and professional development

Actively participates in committees as assigned

Attends all mandatory education annually

Makes independent decisions, manages multiple priorities

Organized, self-directed, requires minimum supervision

Displays professional pride

Demonstrates an understanding of and adherence to HCA's Code of Conduct

Conduct reflects HCA's values and a commitment to the Code of Conduct

VII. Duties:

Knowledge of ultrasound examinations; Color Doppler vascular examinations, Abdominal studies, Breast ultrasound and Ob-Gyn procedures

Assist physicians with biopsy procedures

Prepares patient for procedure, explains procedure to patient. Monitors and reports changes in patient condition to appropriate healthcare providers

Basic knowledge of computers and PACS system equipment and related software

Obtains and documents accurate patient information

Knowledge of ultrasound and accessory equipment operations to ensure patient safety and image quality including the cleaning process of accessory equipment

Demonstrates knowledge of anatomy for optimum imaging

Demonstrates knowledge of patient positioning for optimum imaging

Identifies anatomical orientation on all required images, and ensures proper film identification on all images. Abides by Regulatory requirements, National Safety Goals and Scope of Practice

Technologist communicates preliminary procedure diagnostic findings to radiologist or other physician(s)

Evaluates quality of sonogram procedure and determines if additional imaging is required

Provides direct patient care to patients of all ages

Demonstrates ethical and professional conduct (attitude and behavior). Maintains licensure in a timely manner

Ability to maintain confidential information and patient privacy

Provides outstanding customer service skills at all times

Technologist contributes to the efficient operation of the department, ensuring the quality of continuity of patient care and safety

Assist in mentoring new team members or students

Performs other related duties as required

What qualifications you will need:

Minimum Requirements:

Education: A.S. in Radiological Health Sciences, Graduate of an AMH accredited school of Radiologic Technology or graduate of an accredited US program (preferred)

Licensure/Certifications: Registration by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and/or Certification from a formal US program and/or registered by Cardiovascular Credentialing International. Modality certification required or must be obtained within 1 year of the employment date or end of cross training period. BLS required

Experience: One year of full-time US experience preferred

    What qualifications you will need:
    • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
    • Registered Radiographer (ARRT)
    • Vocational School Graduate, or Associate Degree

    Frankfort Regional Medical Center has provided quality healthcare services for over 40 years. We give patient's access to trained physicians and advanced technology. Our 170+ bed hospital is one of the region's leading acute care facilities in Central Kentucky. Frankfort Regional has built an excellent reputation for outstanding subspecialty services. In addition, we have an exceptional network of quality primary care physicians in both family practice and internal medicine. We are consistently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky.

    At Frankfort Regional Medical Center, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.

    HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

    "There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it." - Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
    HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

    Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Ultrasound Technologist PRN opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    Web Reference : AJF/654120288-468
    Posted Date : Tue, 04 Jun 2024

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