Company: Caremount Medical
Posted on: June 24, 2022
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Position Overview: The Ultrasound Technologist is responsible for
maintenance of registration and active CME's in ultrasound in order
to provide excellent service. This also includes creating a
tranquil environment, so patients will be able to adhere to
--- Identify anatomical orientation on all required images and
assures proper file identification on all images
--- Demonstrate competency performing all diagnostic ultrasound
procedures and the operation of all related equipment
--- Greet patients, obtain history, and enters information in
--- Scan according to guidelines
--- Maintain logs; process paperwork for biopsies
--- Utilize sterile techniques preventing contamination
--- Maintain quality standards as it relates to HIPPA
--- Responsible for all clinical aspects of ultrasonography suite;
maintains cleanliness of examination rooms. Stock necessary medical
and radiologic supplies.
--- Assists in the completion of the accreditation process for
American College of Radiology (ACR) every three years
--- Maintain CPR certification
--- Observe patient vital signs during examination
--- Provide coverage as needed (i.e. in the event of call outs or
extended patient schedules).
--- Provide instruction/mentoring to new hires.
--- Provide a positive patient experience; share information with
patients, providing knowledge about the procedure; ensuring they
are aware of follow-up steps and requirements
--- Maintain communication with radiologists and other physicians,
patients and their families, and other persons
--- Consistently submit images of diagnostic quality without
recommendation of additional image acquisition; performs quality
assurance on images and equipment; demonstrates competency in
--- Contribute to efficient out-patient Operations, maximizing the
productivity of assigned modality
--- Review each examination for technical accuracy, presents
completed examinations to radiologist, and communicates pertinent
data to persons responsible for the care of patients following the
--- Demonstrate teamwork; interacts in a positive manner with
employees and contributes to a collaborative work environment
--- Meet or exceed deadlines, follows through, demonstrating
accountability, flexibility and adaptability
--- Enhance professional growth and maintain certifications,
registration and active CME's through education programs,
conferences, and workshops
--- Acquire patients' chart data/requisition and reviews both to
determine correct room set-up and learn of any specific medical
problems, contraindications to the study and verify that the study
being ordered correlates to the diagnostic needs.
--- Educate patients regarding procedure, equipment and exam to
ensure understanding and safety
--- High school diploma or equivalent required.
--- Associate degree or Baccalaureate degree in radiography, or
--- Completion of accredited course in ultrasonic technology.
--- ARDMS (American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
--- Two years of experience in as general radiologic technologist
--- Five to nine years of experience as an Ultrasound
--- Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
--- Ability to communicate with patients, visitors, and employees
within the organization.
--- Ability to adequately use, or learn to use, the department's
computerized system and its associated devices.
--- Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time.
--- Must be able to lift and carry items weighting up to 50
--- Must be able to lift patients weighting up to 300 pounds and
place them in appropriate positions for
operation of equipment.
--- Requires eyesight correctable to 20/20 to operate equipment and
review developed films.
Core customers and key relationships
--- Patients Families and Friends
--- Physicians and Other Medical Staff
--- External Medical Partners
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role.
CareMount will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations
as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof
of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender
identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or
protected veteran status. CareMount is an EO employer -
Keywords: Caremount Medical, Danbury , Ultrasound Technologist, Healthcare , Fishkill, Connecticut
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