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Registered Ultrasound Technologist

Company: Parrish Health Network
Location: Titusville
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

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Schedule/Status:

Full-Time

Standard Hours/Week:

40

General Description:

Under the general supervision of the Lead Sonographer, uses appropriate ultrasound equipment to identify anatomy and possible corresponding pathology.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides all aspects of Diagnostic Medical Sonography care based on established standards. Demonstrates Competency in all procedures within the Scope of Practice, as appropriate to the ages of the patients served evidenced by: The ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs; a knowledge of growth and development; and understanding of how to compensate technical factors to provide an optimal clinical image for interpretation. Age groups that pertain include: Neonate, Infant, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric Patients. *
  • Provides ultrasound guidance and assistance to Radiologists and/or Staff Physicians during sterile invasive procedures. *
  • Assures quality examinations by obtaining pertinent medical history and reviewing with the Radiologist as appropriate. *
  • Performs quality imaging by utilizing proper immobilization, proper technical factors and reviewing images with Radiologist prior to the release of patient, if clinically indicated. *
  • Assists in ordering and maintaining inventory of drugs, sterile and nonsterile supplies and equipment. Directs special orders to Lead Sonographer as necessary. Provides for room cleanliness, sterilizing, stocking and preparation between each patient.
  • Communicates with fellow Care Partners, Patient, Patient Family Members, Nursing Staff and Physicians regarding their Physicians' orders to include: an explanation of the procedure, anticipated waiting time and an explanation for any delays.
  • Knows fire, disaster and safety procedures and regulations as pertain to the work area.
  • Assists in the cross training of Care Partners and taking part in the On-Call Ultrasound coverage as coordinated by Lead Sonographer. *
  • Completes PACS and Meditech related duties to ensure proper charging, patient tracking and reporting. Demonstrates thorough knowledge of all department forms and flow charts and their proper usage. *
  • Coordinates procedures scheduled with all other sections of Diagnostic Imaging, and upon the completion of examination releases the patient with proper instructions.
  • Prepares and verifies daily function of equipment necessary to perform daily procedures. Performs quality assurance and is responsible for knowing manufactures safety recommendations for all equipment. Reports any problems to Lead Sonographer. *
    Requirements:

    Formal Education:
    • Associate's Degree, ADN or other Two Year College equivalent required. ARDMS registered.
      Work Experience:
      • Minimum of one (1) year experience.
        Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
        • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS)
        • BCLS through the American Heart Association

Keywords: Parrish Health Network, Titusville , Registered Ultrasound Technologist, Other , Titusville, Florida

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