Ultrasonographer - Full Time-40-hours at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut

Posted in Other 17 days ago.





Job Description:




Job Title
Ultrasonographer - Full Time-40-hours

Status
Full Time

Education and Experience
Successful completion of an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. With successful certification, attains required ongoing CME's.



Licenses and Certifications
Registered A.R.D.M.S. or required within one year of date of hire
Current Basic Life Support, BLS / CPR certification.



Location
Hartford, CT

Projected Schedule (not guaranteed)
Will Add Later

Requisition Number
10068




Department
Ultrasound-020523

Job Description

Reports to and is under the general supervision of the Manager and/or Asst. Manager of Radiology, performs various pediatric Ultrasound exams, relays diagnostic information to Radiologist. Maintains equipment, records and supplies.


ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES


Maintains the appropriate skills related to patient care and imaging of neonatal and pediatric patients. Has the ability to access imaging orders and requests for completeness and accuracy. Involves patient/parent/and caregiver in care and procedure. Explains exams and procedures thoroughly to patient and or parent before they are performed. Allows time for and encourages questions

Effectively utilizes available resources and other members of the healthcare team to assure timeliness and accuracy of performing requested exam. Follows through with notification of appropriate parties of any variations and or changes of requested exam.

Performs Ultrasound exams on a daily basis for all areas of the organization and requesting Physicians. These areas include ED, OR, Clinics, inpatient units and the department as a whole. Also provides support to other technical and non-technical areas as needed. Ensures all images are of excellent diagnostic quality and include appropriate shielding, side markers, and coning and exposure factors.

Teaches and mentors new technologist, student technologist and Radiology Residents appropriate radio logic technology skills. Evaluates their knowledge / skill levels and communicates it to the department and program coordinators.


Has the knowledge and skills to efficiently operate CR, RIS, PACs, CD burner and Nighthawk systems. Assures accurate physician, patient and exam data transfer between department and hospital systems. Reports all errors to proper personnel in a timely manner

Demonstrates support for the mission, values and goals of the organization through behaviors that are consistent with the Connecticut Children's Standards.

Performs other related duties as required.