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DepartmentRCH MIS Ultrasound
Scheduled Weekly Hours40
Job SummaryPerforms US examinations utilizing a variety of technical aspects that require judgement, ingenuity, and initiative in applying sonographic principles to obtain diagnostic images. Promotes a cooperative and professional atmosphere with emphasis on patient care. Serves patients of all ages.
●Able to consistently determine and present high quality exams to the radiologists.
●Applies sonographic sectional anatomy knowledge to assess for disease processes or other pathology and displays images using proper ultrasound scanning techniques.
●Competently works within required computer programs (i.e. PACs, RIS, Vrad) as well as manual downtime processes.
●Consistently demonstrates a thorough knowledge of patient positioning, quality control and quality assurance, specialized techniques, and demonstrates the ability to plan own work.
●Assists the physician in performing procedures.
●Performs all ultrasound examinations in a competent and professional manner.
●Consistently performs clinically proficient sonographic procedures using principles of ultrasound physics and human anatomy and physiology.
●Develops and maintains teamwork.
●Demonstrates willingness to learn new procedures and accepts additional responsibilities.
●Is on time and prepared to work scheduled hours. Reviews patients condition, history, and physicians order; consults radiologist with any questions.
●Determines area and method of scanning; properly positions the patient.
●Routinely prepares the patient and the equipment for the upcoming procedure.
●Educates the patient and/ or family regarding the procedure to be performed.
●Provides professional age-specific interaction with patients.
●Adheres to the standards outlined in the Regional Health Standards of Performance.
●All other duties as assigned.
Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent: General Studies
Graduate - Radiology Program
Certification - **Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certified - American Heart Association (AHA); eligible for ARDMS Certificate - American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), completion of ARDMS within 3-months of hire.
Education - Associates: Related Field
Experience - 1+ years of Sonographer Experience; 1+ years of Staff Technologist Experience
**Policy Number: MIS-7040-115 - Caregivers must be CPR certified upon employment or within their 90-day probation period.Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.10 Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Inc.
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