Job Description

Location: Carney Hospital
Posted Date: 5/15/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 0401.53000 CARN Ultrasound

Job Title: Ultrasound Technologist

  • Perform ultrasound examinations and operate various ultrasound equipment.
  • Correlate medical history with test required and decide the correct performance of examination(s)
  • Consult with referring physicians and assist in the scheduling of other pertinent examinations prior to exam, or after the prescribed procedure.
  • Insure proper scheduling of patient preparation for specific exams per departmental guidelines.
  • Greet patient courteously within a timely manner of receiving requisition.
  • Introduce self to patient and instruct patient regarding your role, the exam the patient is having and answer any questions relevant to that exam.
  • Prepare the patient for the examination as per established procedure.
  • Prepare room and/or equipment per departmental procedure for each exam.
  • Assist patient on or off scanning table, follow departmental safety guidelines and/or the correct utilization of body mechanics.
  • Position patient appropriately for adequate scanning, utilizing appropriate restraining devices if required.
  • Practice sterile technique and/or be cognizant of infection control practices at all times.
  • Maintain appropriate records on all patients as well as statistical data pertinent to operations of Ultrasound Department.
  • Scan all pertinent information in the form of documents into the Radiology PACS.
  • Assist in or collect data for quality assurance/risk management studies as directed by the Radiologist or Director of Diagnostic Imaging.
  • Maintain and utilize ultrasound equipment as instructed or for its intended purpose.
  • Perform cleaning procedures on ultrasound equipment and scanning cot between patient exams as required; and
  • Monitor equipment daily for malfunctions, perform routine daily maintenance and recommend repairs when necessary.

Job Requirements:

Associate degree (or foreign equivalent) in Diagnostic Medical Sonography or Medical Imaging. Must have ARDMS Certificate/Eligibility.

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