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Do you work well in a large team environment patients where critical thinking is essential?
As an Ultrasound Tech at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will cover one of three Prenatal Diagnosis Center outreach clinics in the following locations: Los Angeles (CS MGB), Santa Monica, Playa Vista. You will have a regular designated site and may be required to provide back-up coverage to the other sites. Training, competencies, and orientation will require time spent at the main campus location in the Mark Goodson Building.
You will perform diagnostic ultrasound exams in the outpatient setting accurately, efficiently and effectively.
Uses approved procedures and protocols according to standards of practice for speed, organization, precision and accuracy based upon the departments' accrediting agency and/or department guidelines for exam protocols.
Maintains current equipment and exam competency as required
Operates, calibrates and maintains imaging equipment and accessory instruments used in imaging procedures. Recognizes and reports defective equipment immediately and marks equipment as "out of service."
You will perform daily tasks such as creating orders, correcting exam visit type, charging for supplies, order medication, administration documentation of medications used by physician, and Time Out documentation.
You will participate in the introduction and implementation of new procedures/protocols and in the evaluation of new imaging equipment.
Performs weekend and begin/end of shift duties such as forwarding the phones, updating portable assignments, cleaning and stocking rooms for the next shift, and sending out shift reports.
You will participate in performance improvement activities and other team goals.
Answers and transfers phones, faxes, scan documents as needed.
Adheres to department productivity standards.
You will assist physicians who are performing procedures. This may include preparing the supplies needed on a sterile field, loading the biopsy device, and ensuring that the sterile field is not contaminated. This assistance may also include holding the medication container provided by the Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP) to enable the LIP to withdraw medication and discard the container once it is empty.
Ensures that sharps, contrast agents, and biohazards are secure or locked.
Appropriately documents ultrasound scans and procedures, and patient and family education if relevant.
Previews ultrasound images and prepares preliminary reports.
Prepares quarterly list of abnormal cases.
Performs exams portably in MFCU and Labor and Delivery.
Follows the high level disinfection process for transvaginal probes and updates the HLD log book.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.