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Ultrasound Technologist PD

Company: Rhode Island Hospital
Location: Cranston
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Summary:Under the general supervision of the Lead Ultrasound Technologist and following established procedures, performs diagnostic procedures to assist the physician in the diagnostic and treatment of illness and injuries by using ultrasound equipment, which uses the principles of sonography to produce images, giving size and depth of the tissue being studied. Responsibilities:Reviews and/or records pertinent history and supporting clinical data to facilitate optimum diagnostic results. Positions patient and instructs patient regarding the procedure in order to obtain and effect the desired diagnostic result specified by the physician. Conducts scanning procedures using ultrasound equipment; moves scanner over specified body area, adjusts equipment to focus, and records anatomical pathophysiological data on film. Assembles all necessary information and film including own impressions of the case, and presents them to the physician for interpretation. Assists physician in procedures such as cyst punctures by confirming the location of the cyst using ultrasound equipment, marking on the patients body, handing instruments and equipment to physician, scanning the patient using ultrasound equipment at designated intervals during the procedure, taking ultrasound images and cleaning the treatment area upon completion of procedures. Develops film using automatic film processing equipment. Reviews daily procedures and schedules examinations, notifies transport service to ensure that patients are transported to the area for examination. Orders, pick up, and stores supplies required for ultrasound procedures. Provides for clinical experience of diagnostic medical sonography students, instructing and guiding students through ultrasound procedures. Provides on the job instruction to employees in ultrasound procedures. May provide instruction to individuals outside the department. Other information:High school graduation, or equivalent, and satisfactory completion of allied health training program and two years of ultrasound experience in a clinical setting. ARDMS registration required for experienced Sonographer, new graduates must obtain ARDMS registration within 6 months of new hire date. Current CPR certification.Must be able to sit, stand and walk1-3 hours, lift 50 lbs with good body mechanics, twist and bend frequently. Must be able to use both hands/wrists and perform work with extensive deviation, pinching and frequent fine motor skills. Far and near vision must be accurate at 20/20 with accurate depth perception, able to discriminate between red-green and blue-violet. Must hear whisper at 20 feet. Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetics, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Location: Rhode Island Hospital, USA:RI:Providence Work Type: Per Diem Shift: Shift 4 Union: UNAP

Keywords: Rhode Island Hospital, Cranston , Ultrasound Technologist PD, Other , Cranston, Rhode Island

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