Tower Health
Ultrasound Technologist
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Philadelphia Map
Posted: 05/13/2021
Closing: 06/12/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Tower Health
Job description
Overview

About the Organization

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our seven hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health's commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.

Responsibilities

The Per-Diem Ultrasound Tech is responsible for the complete and accurate performance of all aspects of the technical procedures required in the daily operations of the Section of Ultrasound under the direction of both the physician Section Chief and Lead Technologist of the Section of Ultrasound.

Skills & Abilities : Demonstrates proficiency in the use of all available clinical ultrasound equipment such as scanners, color printer and processing equipment. Must also demonstrate proficiency in the utilization of all aspects of the department's radiology information system (IDXRad). Performs standard and complex examinations with skill, accuracy and efficiency. Complex exams include, but are not limited to, color and doppler imaging and the processing of those studies. Must have excellent sensory skills (i.e.-eyesight, hearing and speech). Excellent communication skills are essential. Must demonstrate the ability to work as a contributing member of a highly functioning, cooperative and efficient team. Must, at all times, demonstrate skills in delivering excellent customer service. Demonstrates ability to perform procedures on patients ages neonate to adult.

Qualifications

HighSchool Diploma or Equivalent required

Graduate of an AMA approved Ultrasound training school.

Experience: 1-2 years of general Ultrasound experience preferred.

Pediatric experience preferred.

- BLS Certification

-ARDMS or ARRT(S) preferred, required within 1 year of hire.
Ultrasound Technologist