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ULTRASOUND TECH I - ULTRASOUND

Department:  Allied Health
Status:  Per Diem
Shift:  1st

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

 

Under the direction of the technical supervisor and medical director, the Ultrasound Technologist I demonstrates competency and proficiency in all skills required to perform level I routine ultrasound procedures as defined by department protocols.  All technologists utilize independent judgment and required knowledge to obtain high quality diagnostic ultrasound images.  The technologist competently evaluates the technical quality of the images obtained and prior to submitting to interpreting radiologist.  They educate the patient/family about the procedure and report all changes in patient’s status, including initiating emergency response if required.  They accurately document patient information in the appropriate hospital systems.  Hospital based positions may require call responsibility and rotation to hospital adjacent imaging center locations.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Experience

 

Associates degree or higher.  Graduate of an ARDMS approved ultrasound program.  Minimum one year of experience is preferred but will consider new grads.

 

Certifications Required

 

BLS

American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) registered in one or more specialties

Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging: Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer RDCSAE registered, or registry eligible, to be completed within the first year of employment.

Non-Invasive Vascular Lab: American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography ARDMS - RVT registered, or registry eligible, to be completed within the first year of employment. 

 

Certifications Preferred

Advanced credential in vascular imaging (RVT)


Job Segment: Ultrasound, Medical Technologist, Medical, Rad Tech, Vascular, Healthcare

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