Responsible for performing all ultrasound procedures, interpreting scans for diagnostic qualities and maintaining the Ultrasound Unit.
Under the direction of a qualified physician and the supervision of the Unit Coordinator of Ultrasound, responsible for performing ultrasound procedures and the operation of the unit on assigned shift as scheduled. The employee is subject to call back and overtime as required by the hospital.
Performs all ultrasound procedures.
Correlates patients clinical history and obtains pertinent diagnostic information.
Interprets scans for diagnostic quality.
Develops and maintains the skills required for new exam and equipment.
Prepares and instructs the patient for the procedure.
Reconcile, acquire and process images in the PACS settings.
Performs specialized ultrasound-guided biopsies.
Performs quality assurance checks as required.
Applies appropriate functions and applications within the Radiology Information System.
Maintains all records and daily log.
Contributes to a positive work climate and the overall team effort of the department and maintains a «CAN DO» attitude.
Performs related responsibilities as required or directed.
Skills and proficiency in the technical field of medical sonography. Such proficiency is acquired through an approved school for diagnostic ultrasound or an equivalent which is accepted by the ARDMS or ARRT and CPR certified.
LICENSURE, REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION:
Certification in Diagnostic Sonography by the ARDMS or ARRT and CPR certified.
Registry eligible with ARDMS or ARRT for one year.
Is proactive and ensure the availability of a current license, does not let the license lapse at the end of birth month. Notifies any known problems with their license immediately to the Director.
Knowledge of hospital, department, and Ultrasound Unit policies and procedures, equipment, record keeping and regulations through a minimum of 24 months of experience in ultrasound and at least 2 years experience at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital