Diag Med Sonographer, evenings

Greenwich, CT
Sep 30, 2020

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Job Description

Overview

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.

 

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran.

Responsibilities

  1. Performs quality and efficient ultrasound exams in order to assist with a patient's diagnostic work-up.
  2. Provides accurate and compassionate patient care in order to ensure service excellence, patient cooperation, safety, and satisfaction.
  3. Performs various record-keeping tasks in order to ensure department goals are met, medical record documentation accuracy, and daily operations run smoothly and efficiently.
  4. Participates in various learning opportunities in order to further personal knowledge /skills and assists with teaching or training others.
  5. Employee follows established safety precautions and procedures in the performance of all duties in order to ensure a safe environment.
  6. To enhance the patient experience in Diagnostic radiology all staff will be responsible to achieve patient satisfaction scores set by the department on the Test & Treatment section of our Press Ganey Survey.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

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

Demonstrated technical skills to meet entry level standards of routine sonography.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS:

Proficient in routine ultrasound imaging techniques, above average knowledge of computer / Pacs applications, good organizational and communication/customer service skills.

 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

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).

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Job Info

Job: 19253

Department: NEMG Putnam Ultrasound
Category: CLINICAL-OTHER
Sub Category: ULTRASOUND TECH
Status: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: EVENINGS
Hours: 37.5

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