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.
Under the supervision of the Ultrasound Manager and/or Tech Specialist, performs a wide variety of technical and professional duties utilizing complex imaging equipment to produce quality Ultrasound exams as requested for subsequent interpretation by the radiologist. All duties are performed in accordance with according departmental and organizational policies and procedures. Promotes service excellence in all interactions as outlined in the Key Behaviors in the YNHH Core Success Factors. Additionally, the Sonographer 2 is expected to work independently and assist others, help with daily oversight of operations, is capable of problem solving and take corrective action as necessary, and may be asked to assume responsibility for Ultrasound department operations in the absence of a supervisor. To meet the staffing needs of the department, as necessary, Diagnostic Radiology staff may be assigned at any of the YNHH Diagnostic Radiology locations, regardless of your regularly assigned work location.
Required to meet one of the following:
Graduate of an accredited CAAEP School of Diagnostic Sonography
Graduate of an accredited Allied Health program with an additional requirement of 12 months of full time instruction in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Three (3) years of comprehensive ultrasound experience to include advanced imaging techniques. Demonstrated above average technical skills and excellent communication skills.
Proficient in advanced ultrasound imaging techniques, above average knowledge of computer / Pacs applications, demonstrated leadership ability, and good organizational and communication/customer service skills.
RDMS certification to include Abdomen (ABD) and Brest (BR) is required, vascular is also preferred, (OB) certification also desirable, CPR certification also preferred.
SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMAND
Must be able to lift (patient transfers) and push 40 lbs (portable US equipment).