Children's Hospital Colorado Ultrasound Technologist I - 59841 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....This position is located in Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs is listed as#2 of best places to live in the U.S. (according to U.S. News & World Report)For more information for living in working in Colorado Springs please clickthe following linkWith a regional team of more than 550 team members - including 45 providersacross more than 20 medical specialties - Children's Colorado has beenpresent in southern Colorado since 2001 and now has team members at fourlocations providing outpatient specialty care, inpatient care, emergentcare, therapy care and urgent care services. Scheduled to open in early2019, the new Children's Hospital Colorado-Colorado Springs will be thefirst pediatric-only hospital in the region. Once completed, it will be themost comprehensive children's hospital between Denver, Dallas, Phoenixand Kansas City and will include the region's only emergency department andoperating rooms built just for kids and served by pediatric experts who havededicated their lives to treating kids - and only kids - and who will bedirectly linked to one of the country's leading pediatric academic medicalcenters. A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspireyou, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.This exciting opportunity will not only give you the ability to lead a diverseteam of pediatric experts, you will also have the chance to build and grow asuccessful team in a new hospital in one of the most beautiful cities in thecountry!Learn about Children's and our Culture: InformationDepartment Name: COS RadiologyJob Status: 36, eligible for benefitsJob OverviewPerforms a spectrum of ultrasound procedures on patients to include general,gynecological, vascular and pediatric specific exams; providesconscientious patient care while adhering to all quality and safetystandards; and performs administrative duties (such as schedulingappointments, patient instructions, and maintenance of records).ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific CareNeonate-Infancy- > 30 days to 1 yr.Toddlers- > 1 yr. to 3 yrs.Pre-schoolers- > 3 yrs. to 5 yrs.School age-> 5 yrs. to 13 yrs.Adolescent- >13 yrs. to 18 yrs.Adult- >18 yrs. to 65 yrs.Essential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Independently performs high quality ultrasound images that are evaluated andscored by the modality supervisor.Provides age appropriate care and appropriately prepares patients forprocedures.Provides high quality patient care through the use of effective communicationthat explains the ultrasound exam and ensures patient comfort and safety.Operates all equipment properly to include any adjunct equipment that isrequired .Demonstrates competency in all aspects of RIS and PACs as it pertains tomodality specific functions and use.Manages patient priority and act as first responder when neededFollows department policies, procedures and protocol.Trains and mentors students and new hires.Works variable shifts and takes call as needed.Other InformationSCOPE AND LEVELGuidelines: Developmental, standard, or intermediate level. Guidelinesare generally numerous, well established, and directly applicable to thework assignment. Work assignment and desired results are explained by generaloral or written instructions.Complexity: Duties assigned are generally complex and may be of substantialintricacy. Work assignment is performed within an established framework undergeneral instructions but requires simultaneous coordination of assignedfunctions or projects in various stages of completion.Decision Making: Decisions or recommendations on non-standardizedsituations are limited to relating organizational policies to specific cases.Brings non routine issues to supervisor. Problems that are not covered byguidelines