Ultrasound Tech II
Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over
40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health
and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
Responsible for the independent operation of diagnostic medical
equipment to expose complex diagnostic conditions, and for
performing and communicating results of diagnostic examinations to
include but not limited to complex ob/gyn scanning (fetal echo,
fetal anomalies, high risk obsetrics) and complex vascular
1. Assists the radiologist in performing invasive diagnostic
techniques such as needle biopsies, aspirations, and guided
needle-wire placement exams for surgery. Provides standardization
and training to residents regarding these exams.
2. Evaluates any contra-indications, such as medications,
insufficient patient preparation or the patient's inability, or
unwillingness to tolerate the procedure.
3. Performs the ultrasound procedure under general or direct
supervision, as defined by the procedure and/or physician.
4. Recognizes sonographic characteristics of normal and abnormal
tissues, structures, and blood flow.
5. Analyzes sonography findings throughout the course of the
examination so that a comprehensive exam is completed and
sufficient data is provided to the physician.
6. Recognizes situations or abnormalities that require the direct
observation of the real-time scan by the radiologist.
7. Images structures while simultaneously obtaining Doppler signal
and recording images and Doppler shift recordings along with
patient information for interpretation by a radiologist.
8. Advises radiologist and/or referring physician of results of the
examination and provides preliminary information regarding
Other InformationOther information:
--- Completion of a twelve (12) month program in Diagnostic Medical
Sonography / General Ultrasound or equivalent certificate program
--- RDMS registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical
Sonographers (ARDMS) with certification in at least one modality
specific to department of hire (i.e. Abd, OBGYN, RVT).
--- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- Three (3) years of experience as an Ultrasound Tech.
--- Must complete all departmental specific Sonographer
competencies within twelve (12) months from date of hire, as well
as complete all annual modality competencies and assigned continual
education to maintain Ultrasound Tech II
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Job DetailsLegal Employer: -STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Ultrasound Blue Ridge -Work Type: Part Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 20.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of
Job: US:NC:RaleighExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a
NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care
System. This is not a State employed position. -
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Raleigh , Ultrasound Tech II, Other , Raleigh, North Carolina
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