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Ultrasound Technologist

Company:
K.A. Recruiting, Inc.
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Posted:
November 08, 2018

Description:

Full-time mobile Ultrasound Tech needed in Washington DC!

A great opportunity to work independently! Candidates must have a clean driving record and need to to be general Vascular techs. The position is typically day shift, and my client is offering excellent salary & benefits!

- Must have General Vascular knowledge.

- Responsible for the independent operation of sonographic equipment, and for performing ultrasound exams according to the ACR standards.

- Must be certified and experienced with EKG's.

- Operates the ultrasound equipment under safe conditions and reports any equipment issues to the director of ultrasound.

- The sonographer maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve.

- Verifies the written physician’s order and verifies appropriateness of exam prior to performing.

- Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record, and adapt procedures as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images.

- Uses independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate between normal and pathologic findings.

- Analyses sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history.

- Works closely with all the ultrasound dispatchers.

- Communicates properly with patients and ensures patient’s modesty and privacy at all times.

- Assumes responsibility for the safety, mental and physical comfort of patients while they are in the sonographer's care.

- Responsible to ensure that all required paperwork is collected and is accurate.

- Maintains adequate supplies.

- Participates in the accreditation process as needed.

- Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with all interrelating facilities.

- Completes the Sonographer’s Observations form as indicated, according to the established procedures.

- Coordinates with other staff to assure appropriate patient care is provided.

- Organizes daily work schedule and performs related clerical duties as required.

- Completes the daily schedule in a timely manner.

- Assumes responsibility for the safety and well-being of all patients in the sonographic area/department.

- Performs other related duties as assigned.

- Ability to effectively communicate with the facility medical staff.

- Demonstrates good knowledge of medical terms.

- Ability to use independent judgment to acquire the optimum diagnostic sonographic information with each exam performed.

- Will work different shifts and “on call” as the need arises.

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

* Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program or Cardiovascular Technology Program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) is required.

* Bachelor of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography is desirable.

* Active certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in the specialty(ies) as appropriate.

* Current compliance with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements for specialty(ies) as appropriate.

For more information, please submit your resume for review!