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Practice Ultrasound Technologist (Registered) - Westchester Health - OG/GYN

Req Number 0023PU
Job Description
Performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment in the application of non-ionizing, high frequency ultrasonic waves for diagnosis of disease.
Responsibilities Include:
+ 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 physician 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 the assigned area.
+ Checks completeness of purchase order requisitions.
+ Reviews stock levels, storage locations and utilization of film inventories and medical and surgical supplies.
+ Performs related duties, as required.
ADA Essential Functions
Qualifications
+ High School diploma or equivalent, required. Graduate of an accredited medical sonography program, required.
+ Demonstrated knowledge of anatomy, physiology, physics or diagnostic ultrasound and familiarity with pertinent medical/surgical disease, required.
+ Registration required in a specific medical sonography specialty with American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) appropriate to the position.
+ Equivalent work experience documented by institutional referral with a minimum of 200 cases in echocardiography and/or other specialty.

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