One of the nationâ€™s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the Worldâ€™s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americaâ€™s Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that:Â PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.
Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Aiken Regional Medical Centers, located in Aiken, South Carolina, is a 273-bed acute care facility providing quality healthcare to the residents of Aiken and surrounding communities. Aiken Regional Medical Centers has been ranked a top hospital in South Carolina by the Carolina Center for Medical Excellence for its treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Services provided at the hospital include emergency medical care, orthopedic surgeries, maternity, and behavioral health services.
Performs health care services utilizing Ultrasound to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of disease states.Â Performs ultrasound procedures and uses related techniques, producing images for interpretation by the Radiologist.Â Maintains appropriate records as required by regulatory and accreditation agencies.Â Performs required equipment quality control procedures and reports deficiencies to supervisor.
Â Essential JobDuties:
Prepares room, equipment, contrast media and materials as needed for procedures.Â Maintains clean and stocked procedure room on a daily basis.
Properly checks equipment daily, and ensures equipment is working properly. If equipment is not functioning properly, notifies appropriate person.
Prepares patient for procedure â€" explains procedure, transfers patient to examination table, positions patient correctly, and assists patient at end of procedure.Â Practices patient care according to ARMC policy.
Considers age-related factors in obtaining images or performing diagnostic or therapeutic imaging studies.Â Applies knowledge of age related factors appropriately to patients ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics.
Assists Radiologists during procedures and takes films as requested.
Performs general clerical, file room, and transportation duties when needed to fulfill the workload of the department.
Sends images to PACS appropriately and verifies all are available for interpretation in a timely manner.
Responsible for knowing and maintaining the measurements described in the Universal Protocol policy.
Obtain and correctly document verbal and telephone orders per facility policy (only applies to ARRT licensed staff).