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Performs direct patient care in a compassionate and timely manner and applies the art and skill of diagnostic imaging through the safe and effective use of ultrasound.
Demonstrates knowledge of direct patient care by evaluating the patient, verifying patient ID, and related information to assure appropriate procedure is performed; explains procedure to patient; prepares patient for procedure by obtaining and recording patient history and consent form (if applicable); ensures patient comfort, privacy, and safety during procedure; monitors condition of patient and medical equipment that may be disturbed due to the nature of exam and report changes to patient care services; documents sonographer's impressions and relays findings to physician
Obtains and records images necessary to demonstrate normal and pathological findings; documents all pertinent information, e.g., lab values, patient histories; demonstrates and maintains clinical competency particularly related to patients who are: newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric as deemed necessary by designated facility
Participates in performance improvement projects; assists department in achieving successful results in all federal and state and local agency audits
Participates in the education/instruction of students and the orientation of new staff.
Radiology Technology or Advanced Imaging
Graduate of 2 year AMA allied health training program that is patient care related program OR MD, DO who is duly licensed to practice medicine with additional minimum 12 months full time ultrasound experience; must be ARDMS certified/ARRT registered within 6 months of hire; current BLS certification
Breast registration preferred
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S cheduled Weekly Hours:12
Work Shift:Nights (United States of America)
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