Diag Sonog. - Per Diem

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New London, CT
Mar 22, 2019

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Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Summary:
Reports To The Ultrasound Medical Director And Manager Of The Ultrasound Department, Performs Diagnostic Ultrasounds, Participates In Teaching, Maintaining Patient Workflow And Perform Clerical Duties As Required.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. Performs Diagnostic Ultrasound Scans As Ordered By The Physicians.
  • 2. Assist Radiologist/Clinicians During Imaging And/Or Interventional Procedures.
  • 3. Must Be Competent In All Areas Of General Diagnostic Ultrasound Tests Including: Small Parts, Breast, Abdominal, Ob/Gyn, High Risk Ob, Pediatric Abdomen And Hips And Cover Off Hour Shifts.
  • 4. Is Also Willing To Assist, If Needed And Qualified, To Perform Vascular Exams.
  • 5. Aids In Inventory Of Supplies, Procuring, Storing And Maintaining Equipment.
  • 6. Responsible For The Well-Being Of Patients While They Are In The Ultrasound Department, Reassures And Comforts Patients As Required.
  • 7. Assists In Scheduling, Arranging Transportation And Workflow Of Patients In The Ultrasound Department.
  • 8. Aids In Administrative Functions Including Answering Phones, Coordinating With Other Departments, Preparing Reports And Correspondence And Other Such Assignments Related To The Ultrasound Department.
  • 9. Rotates Weekend, On Call And Holidays With Fellow Sonographers.
  • 10. Responsible For The Cleanliness And Neatness Of The Ultrasound Department.
  • 11. Participates In The Planning Of Routine Maintenance Of All Ultrasound Equipment And Responsible For Safety Of Such Equipment.
  • 12. Participates In Training Of Co-Workers And Students.
  • 13. Prepares And Maintains Accurate Records As Directed Including Entering Information Into The Computer.
  • 14. Meets Performance Expectations For Customer Service, Teamwork, Resource Utilization, And Staff And Self Development As Outlined In Performance Review.
  • 15. Performs Other Duties As Assigned Or Directed To Ensure Smooth Operation Of The Department/Unit.

    Other information:

    EDUCATION:

    Graduate Of An Approved Ultrasound Program. Must Meet Requirements Of Ardms To Apply For The Abdomen Or Ob/Gyn Registry Exam. Must Have A Working Knowledge Of Pertinent Equipment, Scanning Techniques, Patient Care, And Evaluating Patient Status And Emergency Situations.

    EXPERIENCE:

    Documented One Year Fulltime Ultrasound Clinical Experience; Or Completion Of A Formal Two Year Program Or Equivalent In Another Allied Health Profession; Or One Year Ultrasound Clinical Experience With Bachelor?S Degree Unrelated To Ultrasound Technology .


    SPECIAL_SKILLS:

    Breast Registry,Vascular And Neurosonology A Plus.

    ACCOUNTABILITY:


    COMPLEXITY:

    PHYSICAL_DEMAND:

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    Job Info

    Job: 5960

    Department: Ultra Sound
    Category: Technologist/tech
    Status: Per Diem
    Shift: AS NEEDED
    Hours: 0.00