SUBFUNCTION DEFINITION: Takes radiologic films or other scans of various portions of the body to assist in the detection of foreign bodies and the diagnosis of diseases and injuries.
SCOPE: To function as an imaging technologist in the field of Ultrasound imaging. To facilitate and coordinate patient care delivery and effective communication within the medical center dedicated to the care of infants; children; adolescents and those with childhood conditions. Work closely with team members of the Radiology Department and other collaborating departments throughout the hospital and outpatient sites.
Patient Care - Procedures and Exams Prepare patients, parents, and/or families for procedures/examinations physically and/or psychologically. Conduct procedures/examinations following protocol/guidelines as directed. May obtain, review, bring together, and/or facilitate the exchange of patient information
Customer Service Act as a customer advocate and strive to better meet the needs of, and to support, patients and/or families. Utilize a customer focus to complete assignments and/or interact with customers in a courteous, attentive and conscientious manner. Respond quickly to parent requests and concerns. Provide appropriate education/information to patients and/or families.
Communication Communicate with patients, families and employees in courteous manner. Respond promptly to requests by patients, families and employees. May provide information concerning patients that are admitted, referred, transferred, or discharged. Provide emotional support to families as needed.
Serve as a Resource Demonstrate advanced competence in specific knowledge, skills and behaviors. Effectively communicate with team members and contribute to their growth by sharing knowledge, experience, and skills; stay abreast of changes in key systems.
Process Improvement Identify, lead, and direct process/quality improvement/assurance activities. Measure and present results of improvement efforts and ongoing performance measures of processes. In collaboration with appropriate individuals, develop strategic plans for improvement. May manage activities such as training and audits which support process improvement initiatives/activities. May participate on process improvement team(s).
Graduate of Ultrasound Accredited Program OR or equivalent
Registered ARDMS or ARRT(S) or eligible
Registered ARDMS or ARRT(S) within 6 months of hire
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.