Ultrasound Technical Assistant

2 months ago
Job ID
Job Type
Temporary part time
Medical Imaging & Special Testing
Career Level

Job Description

Temporary Part-Time until approximately October 31, 2018


4, 7.5 and 12 hour shifts
Weekdays, Weekends, Holidays and off-shift work

Working at both KW & Freeport Health Centers


Assist in the flow and work of the Ultrasound Department with non-scanning workflow as directed by the Sonographers. Responsible for probe cleaning. Maintain patient confidentiality. Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. Provide occasional relief (i.e. vacation, sick time) for Medical Imaging portering.


• Central Service Technique Course required. CSAO Certification Program or the willingness and ability to obtain
• Proper care and cleaning of ultrasound probes with Cidex OPA
• Maintain soaking room standards as per SPD/Infection Control
• Perform Cidex OPA testing as per manufacturer’s requirements
• First contact for all calls to the ultrasound department
• Procedure tray set and disposal
• Understanding of ultrasound patient preps and examinations
• Ability to organize and arrange bookings as guided by sonographers, specifically with the Emergency department
• Scanning of patient documentation to the PACS System
• Research previous results as requested by sonographers, Internal or external
• Stocking of supplies and linen as needed
• Preparation of examination rooms as needed.
• Assist with patient lifts as needed
• Portering
• Maintain courtesy and understanding in dealing with patients, medical personnel and other hospital staff
• Delivery of lab specimens to the appropriate location
• Any additional duty deemed necessary by the team lead
• Good attendance record


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