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DIC Ultrasound Tech - Reg

Company: Northwell Health
Location: Copiague
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description
Shift Details: Per Diem; Varied hours. varied days; 9:30a-6p

Job Description

  • Prepares patient for examination.

  • Positions patient on examination table for optimum testing procedure and conditions;
  • Explains procedure in easy-to-understand terms based on professional knowledge to relieve patient of pre-testing anxiety;
  • Sets-up equipment to administer the particular procedure in a timely fashion.

  • Performs ultrasound procedures.

    • Recognizes the significance of all structures that are visualized on the oscilloscope and differentiates artifacts from normal or pathological processes in timely manner;
    • Ensures that proper views and images have been obtained and proper techniques have been employed; determines the need for more extensive evaluations beyond preliminary instructions.

    • Obtains pertinent radiological and diagnostic exam reports for the physician, necessary for correlation with the ultrasound scan being performed.

      • Consults with referring radiologist regarding patients previous history and the appropriate ultrasonic procedure that is required;
      • Correlates clinical history to ascertain that the appropriate procedure is performed.

      • Monitors patient condition

        • Performs direct observation of the patient during the entire examination;
        • Recognizes and promptly reports to the physician, changes in the patient�s condition and/or motor abnormality complaints by the patient including: fainting discoloration etc.

        • Maintains records and logs exams performed

          • Documents accurately the slice location and labels study on the multi-format film;
          • Ensures proper documentation of real-time studies on videotape.

          • Performs minor repairs and frequent calibration checks and adjusts ultrasound equipment when necessary

            • Troubleshoots mechanical problems of the equipment by performing minor repairs as necessary;
            • Recognizes and reports major problems to appropriate personnel to ensure prompt resolution.

            • Maintains control of inventory and purchases of supplies for assigned area

              • Checks completeness of purchase order requisitions;
              • Reviews stock levels, storage locations and utilization of film inventories and medical and surgical supplies

                8. Performs related duties, as required.
                *ADA Essential Functions
                Job Qualification

                • Graduate of an accredited Ultrasound Technology program, required.
                • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography, required.
                • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, physics or diagnostic ultrasound and familiarity with pertinent medical/surgical disease, required.
                • Previous ultrasound technologist experience, required.

                  *Additional Salary DetailThe salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

Keywords: Northwell Health, West Babylon , DIC Ultrasound Tech - Reg, Other , Copiague, New York

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