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Ultrasound Technologist, Full Time Days, Vascular Lab, St Francis Hospital, Evanston

Date: Sep 10, 2019

Requisition ID: 68776

Ministry:  Presence St Francis Hospital

Location: Presence St Francis Hosp

Location Address:
355 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL  60202 United States (US)



Department: 20380025 Vascular Lab SFH 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day



The Ultrasound Technologist performs all sonography imaging studies under the general supervision of a licensed practitioner for the purposes of diagnosis and/or treatment of anatomic and physiologic disorders at a technical level not requiring constant supervision and within the scope of their license and/or certification requirements. 



  1. Performs all sonography imaging studies with appropriate application of technical and positioning protocols, safety procedures and proper image identifying criteria according to department policy and procedure. Verifies physician orders for instructions from requesting physician and consults with the radiologists as necessary. Explains procedure and provides education as appropriate.
  2. Assists patients to and from examination and waiting rooms.  Transports and transfers patients onto exam/treatment table.
  3. Performs equipment warm up, calibration and safety check.  Operates hospital computer system.  Reports to supervisor any equipment malfunctions. Operates equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines for appropriate quality control.
  4. Observes sterile and infection control techniques.  Provides self-care instruction to both patients and family/caregivers.
  5. Documents accurately and promptly departmental records (film, file and computer) patient name, exam date, film/image markers, clinical history, complaints, allergies, etc. Reports reactions, complications, changes in condition etc. to radiologist, physician, supervisor, peers and/or nursing unit.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education and/or Experience                                                               

Graduate of an approved program in Ultrasound Technology; three years’ on-the-job Sonography training with demonstrated skills may be considered in lieu of graduation from an accredited program.


Two years of technical experience preferred.


Computer Skills                                                            

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software and Excel required.


Knowledge of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) preferred.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Licensed sonographer by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). Registration/certification in Sonography from ARDMS and/or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or be eligible for certification within 24 months of graduation from an accredited Ultrasound program. CPR certification is required.


Business Unit: Presence St Francis Hospital

Job FunctionImaging Services 


EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Medical Technologist, Physiology, Medical, Clinic, Ultrasound, Healthcare