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Ultrasound Specialist I - Per Diem

San Joaquin General Hospital

Recruitment #0618-RH5151-TM

Introduction

This examination is being given to fill one Per Diem vacancy in Diagnostic Imaging at San Joaquin General Hospital and to establish an referral pool to fill future Per Diem vacancies. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline.

NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail.

TYPICAL DUTIES

  • Obtains images of internal organs with ultrasound techniques as an aid to differentiation of cysts, abscesses and other pathological conditions.
  • Selects the appropriate operating mode for the specific ultrasonic examinations of cardiac motions, recognizes abnormal conditions, and adjusts recording techniques to obtain appropriate display.
  • Measures biparietal diameter; tests and records fetal heartbeat; conduct examinations of pregnant patients to determine placenta location, fetal position, multiple gestation, and abnormalities.
  • Conducts fetal echocardiograms; checks the patient’s history to anticipate the effects of previous surgery, childbirth and other conditions which could affect the ultrasonic image of internal organs.
  • Prepares and positions patients for display of area to studied; posts results.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Note:  Supplemental application must be submitted with employment application.

    EITHER PATTERN I

     

    Education:  Graduation from an approved ultrasound/vascular technology education program.

     

    OR PATTERN II

    Education:  Graduation from a two-year allied health education program that is patient-care related.  

    Experience:  One year of full-time clinical ultrasound/vascular experience.

     

    AND

    Certification:  Certification as a Radiologic Technologist and/or Certification in Mammography by the Department of Health, State of California may be required.

    KNOWLEDGE

    The theory and techniques of ultrasound; operation and care of ultrasound equipment; methods of positioning patients for ultrasound procedures, physical and organic anatomy; operation of transducers and camera.

    ABILITY

    Position requires sitting, standing, manual dexterity, bending or stooping and lifting of patients; position patients for a variety of imaging examinations; must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form; work independently and carry out ultrasound techniques; operate a variety of standard equipment.

    PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

    Mobility-Frequent operation of a keyboard; standing for long periods of time; walking, pushing/pulling, and operation of heavy equipment; occasional sitting for long periods of time and stair climbing; Lifting-Constant lifting of 5 lbs. or less; frequent restraining, lifting/turning heavy objects or people; occasional lifting of 5 to above 70 lbs.; Visual-Constant need for overall vision, hand/eye coordination and reading/close up work; frequent need for color perception, depth perception and field vision; Dexterity-Constant holding, reaching and grasping; frequent writing; Hearing/Talking-Constant hearing of normal speech and talking in person; frequent hearing on the telephone/radio and talking on the radio; occasional hearing of faint sounds; Emotional/Psychological Factors-Constant public contact, decision making, concentration and working alone; frequent exposure to hazardous materials, trauma, grief and death; occasional weekend/night work and overtime/travel; Environmental Conditions-Occasional exposure to hazardous materials.

    BENEFITS

    Selection Procedures

    Applicants for part-time and temporary recruitments who meet the minimum qualifications are either referred to the hiring department for further selection or they may be required to take a written examination.  If a written examination is given, the top candidates may be referred to the hiring department for further selection.

    Testing Accommodation:  Candidates who require testing accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must call Human Resources Division at (209) 468-3370 prior to the examination date. 

    Physical Exam:  Some classifications require physical examinations.  Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the physical examination.  The County pays for physical examinations administered in its medical facilities.

    Pre-employment Drug Screening Exam:  Some classifications require a new employee successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment.  Final appointment cannot be made until the eligible has passed the drug screen.  The County pays for the initial drug screen.

     

    Employment of Relatives: Applicants who are relatives of employees in a department within the 3rd degree of relationship, (parent, child, grandparent, grandchild or sibling) either by blood or marriage, may not be appointed, promoted, transferred into or within the department when:

    • They are related to the Appointing Authority, or

    • The employment would result in one of them supervising the work of the other

    Department Heads may establish additional limitations on the hiring of relatives by departmental rule.

    Proof of Eligibility:  If you are offered a job, you will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish your eligibility to be employed in the U.S.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Apply Online:       

    www.sjgov.org/department/hr

    By mail or in person:  

    San Joaquin County Human Resources

    44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330

    Stockton, CA 95202                                  

     

    Office hours:               
    Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays.

    Phone:  (209) 468-3370 

     

    Job Line:

    For current employment opportunities please call our 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. 

    When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. (The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division).  

    San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees.

    Equal Opportunity Employer:  San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.  For more information go to
    www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo.



    Click on a link below to apply for this position:

    Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet.
    View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
    View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. scannable paper application A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in.
    Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email, or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division.

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    San Joaquin County
    Human Resources Division  Stockton, CA 95202
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