Graduate of an ultrasound technology program required.
1 yr diagnostic testing experience preferred.
BLS for Healthcare Providers required.
Registry or Registry Eligible American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers required. If registry eligible at time of hire, registration is required within 1 year; department director will oversee that certification is achieved at the department level; RVT certification required within 18 months of passing initial ARDMS registry or date of hire.
Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) serviced:
Cholecystitis, BPH, oncology, uterine fibroids, fetal ultrasound etc..
The Diagnostic Technologist performs diagnostic testing according to established departmental procedures, ensuring the delivery of quality patient care. Diagnostic testing includes X-ray, cat scan, ultrasound, MRI, nuclear medicine, mammography, interventional procedures and mobile mammography.
The Diagnostic Technologist performs diagnostic testing as directed by the physician at a competent technical level not requiring constant supervision. This position operates diagnostic equipment, including peripheral equipment, in a safe and efficient manner to obtain optimal test results. The Technologist manages the patient during the diagnostic procedure to meet quality patient care standards. This position ensures supplies are maintained and reports problems with equipment to the appropriate staff member.
This position actively participates in and supports student clinical education activities where applicable.
This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to team work and cooperation.
Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, blood-borne pathogens, potential injury, and hazardous substances, including electromagnetic radiation. Position requires the ability to stand a majority of the time; technologist performing MRIs require the ability to sit in front of a CRT monitor much of the time. Position requires extensive pushing, pulling and lifting of patients and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
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