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 Chief Technologist, performs a wide variety of technical and professional duties utilizing complex imaging equipment to produce quality Ultrasound images as requested for subsequent interpretation by the radiologist. All duties are performed in accordance with departmental and organizational policies and procedures. Promotes service excellence in all interactions as outlined in the Key Behaviors in the YNHH Core Success Factors. 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 (CAAHEP) School of Diagnostic Sonography., AS degree preferred but not required.
AS degree and graduate of an accredited Allied Health program with an additional requirement of 12 months of full time Diagnostic Medical Sonography instruction.,
Graduate of Bachelor's program with an additional requirement of 12 months of full time Diagnostic Medical Sonography instruction.
EXPERIENCE (number of years and type required to meet an acceptable level of performance):
Demonstrated technical skills to meet entry level standards of routine sonography.
Proficient in routine ultrasound imaging techniques, above average knowledge of computer / Pacs applications, good organizational and communication/customer service skills.
ARDMS certification to include Abdomen (ABD) is required and preferred. (ARRT Sonography is also acceptable but RDMS ABD certification is required to be obtained within one year of hire date ).
Vascular certification is required to be obtained within 18 months of hire date.
(OB) 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).