In this role the successful candidates will function as a Sonographer and perform a variety of technical procedures serving patients including infants through adult geriatrics.
Performing diagnostic general imaging ultrasound examinations according to AIUM and ACR guidelines for procedures and scanning protocols.
Locating and imaging internal elements of the body, including blood vessels and organs, and identifying any anomalies indicative of disease, injury, or other medically significant conditions
Responsible for providing a wide range of highly technical diagnostic exams including but not limited to: breast, abdominal, small parts, OB/GYN, abdominal and peripheral vascular.
Knowledge of ultrasound physics and implementing knowledge to reduce image artifact.
Ensuring patient safety, monitoring the patient for potentially dangerous physical and/or emotional change.
Evaluating test results for clarity and accuracy
Reviewing patient case studies with peers and physician
Informing physicians of preliminary findings as requested according to department procedures
Distributing completed test results to physicians and service providers
Preparing diagnostic information for physician interpretation
Maintaining patient charts, entering diagnosis and billing codes, logging data into patient information systems, and updating file systems for tests performed
Cleaning and sterilizing equipment and work space
Recognizing equipment malfunctions and readjusting equipment or requesting for system repair
Instructing patients in pretest preparation, answering questions, and explaining procedures
Compliance with Client , hospital and departmental policies and procedures
Maintaining equipment according to Infection Control procedure
Maintains technical competency through continued education
Performs equipment quality checks and troubleshoots problems. Calls for service and notifies all pertinent team members
Follows quality assurance guidelines and maintains patient confidentiality
Abide by all HIPAA standards for patient privacy
Abide by all OSHA standards for safety regulations
Performs additional duties as required
Ultrasound background with a minimum of 2 years clinical experience required, specifically in the specialties of general, breast and vascular
Phillips IU22 experience preferred
Valid ARDMS license
Valid CPR certification
Valid CA state license or another state license
Strong communication skills both written and verbal needed
Interact with client personnel and team members in an autonomous responsible, professional and ethical manner
Must be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative
Contract Length: 4 weeks with potential for future engagement/extension
Location: Queens, NY
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 12P – 8P however looking for flexibility to move to 1st shift or cover weekends, as needed
Certification: CPR certification
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