JOB SUMMARY: Performs high quality Ultrasound Examinations with a high level of competence and professionalism to all types of patients regardless of age. This position requires an individual with proven communication skills and the ability to demonstrate efficient and compassionate care. Responsible for performing, under the direct supervision of the Radiologist, all facets of Ultrasound procedures, including but not limited to abdominal, pelvic, obstetrical, carotid, vascular and small parts. This position requires accurate and complete documentation and communication with Radiologist regarding clinical history and direct observation. Must demonstrate good organizational skills in order to maintain efficient work flow and adaptability in accommodating emergency and add-on exams. Reports directly to the Director of Imaging. He/She is responsible for all quality control and quality assurance activities within the area of Ultrasound. The Ultrasound Technologist shall also be responsible for completing and following assignments in order to maintain adequate and efficient utilization of personnel. Accountable for maintaining required continuing education credits and maintaining current knowledge of advancements and techniques within the modality. Technologists are required to participate in on-call coverage for the modality as part of the essentials of the job requirement.
Create diagnostic images of patients using sound waves
Complete and compile data
Summarize conclusions derived from the data, then presents them to the physician
Communicate with the rest of the care team as needed
Ensuring that patients are comfortable and safe
Internal Number: 1911556
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