Lead Ultrasound Technologist - Registered in Vascular Technology - Full Time - Days

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Healthcare Practitioner and Technician
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Covenant Health
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R326363 Requisition #

Covenant Health is seeking a full time, day shift Ultrasound Tech with Ultrasound LRMC Department at Covenant Hobbs (NM) Hospital.

We are offering a career incentive bonus of up to $9,000  +  up $3,000 sign-on and relocation assistance for those that qualify! 

Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Diagnostic Supervisor and the general supervision of the Director of Imaging Services, perform ultrasound procedures to assist the physician in the diagnosis and treatment of illness and disease.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs ultrasound procedures as prescribed by a physician by determining the proper technical factors on an individual patient basis.
  • Transfers and positions accurately for the proper view of the affected area.
  • Selects and operates fixed and portable ultrasound equipment.
  • Prepares room, equipment and supplies as required for each procedure.
  • Instructs patients as to the proper physiological requirements necessary to complete the procedure.
  • Develops film using proper technique.
  • Abides by the established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality management, general and radiation safety, environmental and infectious control standards.
  • Maintains accurate records of procedures as required and performs necessary clerical duties.
  • Maintains supplies as necessary.
  • Ensures a clean working environment.
  • Maintains equipment by performing quality control testing and documenting results.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED
  • Coursework/Training - Course study in diagnostic ultrasound or equivalent educ/experience

License/Certification:

  • Certified by the R.D.M.S. credential or successfully completed the Sonography Principles and Instrumentation Examination and within 1 year from date of hire, must successfully pass Corresponding Specialty Examination: AB, BR, FE, OB/GYN, PS.
  • BLS (AHA) Certification within 30 days of employment.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience:

  • 1 year of experience as an Ultrasonographer.

 

 

Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.

For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.

As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:

Covenant Medical Center - CMC
Covenant Children’s
Covenant Specialty
Covenant Plainview - PLV
Covenant Levelland - LVL
Trustpoint  (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock)
Covenant Medical Group (CMG)
Covenant Health Partners
Hospice of Lubbock

Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.

Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

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