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Ultrasound Technologist

Company: KURZ Solutions
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionUltrasound TechnologistLive and work in the entertainment capital of the worldThe Location - Las Vegas, NVLas Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows "), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populous city in the United States and the most populous city in the state of Nevada. Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city, known primarily for its gambling, shopping, fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife. The Las Vegas Valley as a whole serves as the leading financial, commercial, and cultural center for Nevada. The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World and is famous for its mega casino-hotels and associated activities. It is a top three destination in the United States for business conventions and a global leader in the hospitality industry, claiming more Five Diamond hotels than any other city in the world. Today, Las Vegas annually ranks as one of the world's most visited tourist destinations. Explore Las VegasLas Vegas VA Imaging Services (VS Southern Nevada Healthcare System)Since 1972, (VASNHCS) has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve their health care needs in any way they can. Services are available to more than 240,000 Veterans living in the catchment area. Location: 6900 North Pecos Road, North Las Vegas, NV 89086Essential Duties and Responsibilities (included but not limited to): The Ultrasound Technologists care shall cover the range of mobile Ultrasound services. Operating special equipment that uses high-frequency sound waves to record images of internal organs as would be provided in a state-of-the-art civilian medical treatment facility. The standard of care shall be of a quality, meeting or exceeding currently recognized national standards as established by the professional standards of the Joint Commission (TJC) and the American Hospital Association (AHA) Duties of the position include, but are not limited to: Independently performs standard examinations. Evaluates the nature of critical and emergency procedures, and rearranges patients scheduled to accommodate them. Maintains records and image files of patients examined.Cross-indexes interesting cases for teaching purposes. Performs studies of the liver, gallbladder, pelvis, spleen, pancreas, abdominal aorta, using real time techniques to evaluate the structures for size, abnormal contour, cysts and various pathologic disorders. Performs Doppler examinations of the portal vein, IVC, scrotum and kidneys. Effectively uses Doppler to supplement the examinations of other organs when needed. Performs vascular studies of the extremities upper and lower (venous). Performs studies of the kidneys, adrenal glands, nodes and urinary bladder using real time Gray scale techniques to perform examinations for detection of renal cysts and tumors, adrenal masses, lymph node enlargement, retro peritoneal hematomas, abscesses and abnormalities of the urinary bladder Explain the ultrasound procedure to patients and answer any questions they may have. Maintain ultrasound equipment and sterilize the room in which the procedure takes place. Spread the ultrasound gel on the surface of the patient's body covering the internal area being imaged. Perform the ultrasound ensuring the transducer (probe) is capturing images of every angle/section that must be assessed. Evaluate the images for their quality, but also to interpret what was captured in the image. Present images and preliminary findings to physicians and the healthcare team. Maintain patient records and add medical notes related to the ultrasound procedure. Requirements: Completion of an accredited Radiology program Proven experience working as an Ultrasound Tech ARRT Certified/ARDMS Certified BLS Certified Base year plus 4 option year contract. KurzSolutions is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies with the top healthcare talent in the market.www.kurzsolutions.com

Keywords: KURZ Solutions, Las Vegas , Ultrasound Technologist, Other , Las Vegas, Nevada

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