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Weekend Ultrasound Technician / Sonographer
Chicago, IL 60606

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 6, 2014

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Description:

Maxim Healthcare’s Allied Services branch is currently hiring an Ultrasound Technologist (Generalist) to fill an on call position in a hospital setting located in North Chicago.

The following on call shift is available:
• 8AM-10PM (Saturday and Sunday)

The ideal candidates will meet ALL of the following qualifications:
• Current ARDMS certification
• Two or more years of on the job experience as a Generalist
• Live within 30 minutes of North Chicago, IL 60064

If this sounds like something you might be interested in don't hesitate to call today! For immediate consideration contact our office at 312-577-7201 or forward your resume directly to chicagomss@maxhealth.com

Responsibilities include:
• Perform a variety of complex specialized tasks utilizing ultrasonic high frequency sound waves to detect abnormalities including masses, abscesses, and stones. Assist physicians with biopsy procedures, guiding biopsy instrument using sonographic techniques.
• Utilize accessory equipment such as transducers, multi-format cameras, printers, and PACS workstations.
• Prepare patients for procedures, explain procedures to patients. Report changes in patient condition to medical staff. Provide an oral and written summary of preliminary findings to the radiologist. Evaluate quality of sonograms. Determine if additional sonograms or ultrasound procedures are indicated.
• Maintain patient records in division.
• Charge procedures and supplies in RIS. Archive and de-archive ultrasound data. Orient new
• Ultra-sonographers; provide education and training to new sonographers. Perform other related duties incidental to the work therein.
• Perform a variety of complex specialized tasks utilizing ultrasonic high frequency sound waves to detect abnormalities including masses, abscesses, and stones.
• Assist physicians with biopsy procedures, guiding biopsy instrument using sonographic techniques. Perform ultrasound procedures, doppler vascular examinations, abdominal studies and color-flow ultrasound, OB-GYN procedures as required.
• Utilize accessory equipment such as selective transducers, multi-format cameras, printers, and PACS workstations.
• Prepare patients for procedures, explain procedures to patients. Report changes in patient condition to medical staff. Provide an oral and written summary of preliminary findings to the radiologist.
• Evaluate quality of sonograms. Determine if additional sonograms or ultrasound procedures are indicated.
• Maintain patient records in division.
• Collaborate in quality control of equipment and filming and obtains service as required.
• Proficient in the performance of ultrasound procedures.
• Provide direction and instruction to existing personnel and training to new sonographers.
• Act in a team leader or leadership capacity on an as needed basis.
• Ensure correct charging of ultrasound procedures and supplies on a daily basis.
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications include:
• A certification from an accredited ultrasound/sonography school related field preferred.
• Prefer at least one year of experience as an ultrasound technician/sonographer preferred.
• Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
• Current BLS card.
• Current TB test or chest x-ray.
• Current physical exam per state or contract requirements.
• Successfully pass all maxim screening exams with a score of 80% or greater.
• Must meet all of maxim's pre-employment screening requirements

Maxim employees are our greatest asset. We offer the following benefits:
• Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
• 401k Program
• Competitive Pay
• Flexible Scheduling
• Direct Deposit
• Positive Work Environment and Internal Bonuses
• Travel Benefits (as applicable)
• 24 hour on- call service

Since 1988, Maxim Healthcare Services has become one of the largest employers of clinicians in the nation. At Maxim Staffing Solutions, a division of Maxim Healthcare Services, we’re known for our quality of patient care, commitment to employee development and emphasis on customer service. Maxim knows that you deserve great benefits, flexible scheduling and rewarding assignments, so our Healthcare Recruiters will match your skills, experience and schedule in order to find you the best assignments in top medical facilities. Maxim Recruiters are always available to provide you with the assistance you need to get your job done, so call us today; Maxim has a solution for you.

EOE/AA

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