Exeter Hospital EH - Sonographer in United States
Under the administrative direction of the Director of Diagnostic Imaging and the clinical direction of the Radiologist/Team Leader performs ultrasound examinations which includes the operation of real-time imaging equipment.
- OB experience preferred
- Associate's degree or equivalent experience
- Ultrasound Tech - RDMS or eligible
- Must be certified/registered within 18 mths of DOH CPR certified within 90 days of hire
- Review medical record for patient history and supporting clinical data. Explain procedure to patient; provide patient support and comfort. Select equipment and imaging parameters to facilitate optimum diagnostic studies.
- Operate ultrasound equipment to perform examination. Display broad knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy; pathology and/or physiological data to obtain optimal studies. Constantly evaluate accuracy and quality of scan results.
- Select and record preliminary study results; make pertinent measurements and label accordingly. Present study to Radiologist for interpretation.
- Consult with Radiologists about unusual scans and the need for rescanning; assist with interpretation.
- Maintain ultrasound equipment. Recognize malfunctions and the need for service; assure quality control procedures are maintained.
- Order and maintain supplies. Maintain orderliness of ultrasound suites.
- Instruct and oversee students; staff; and physicians in units operations as needed.
- Perform assigned duties associated with interventional procedures.
- May perform reception/clerk duties for the Ultrasound section.
- Demonstrate competency in the use of all applicable aspects of the computer information system.