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General Sonographer - RT

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Ketchikan, Alaska, 99901, United States
Posted:
November 14, 2018

Description:

General Sonographer - RT

Ketchikan, Alaska 99901

We are looking for a sonographer with 4 + years of experience. We need a candidate that will be able to do general, vascular and echo. Caregiver will be working independently at times. No new grads.

General, vascular and Echo experience

JOB SUMMARY

Uses independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in performing diagnostic sonographic examinations utilizing ultrasound equipment in various modes and techniques to locate, evaluate, and record pertinent anatomical, pathological, and functional data. Responsible for initial assessments, summarizing diagnostic data and communicating this information with diagnostic images to the interpreting physician.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Performs most appropriate examination based on patient information through consultation with interpreting physician and/or ordering physician as necessary.

Records test results, prepares accurate preliminary reports with information appropriate to their scope of practice and updates patient records for interpreting physician.

Organizes daily work schedule and performs related clerical duties as required. May schedule and coordinate tests and prepare and maintain operational logs.

Maintains and calibrates equipment and order necessary supplies.

Prepares, supplies and equips exam rooms to meet the needs of requested examinations and to meet specific physician requirements for procedures.

Uses independent judgment during exam to differentiate, within the scope of their licensure, between normal and pathological findings.

Integrates previous imaging studies, laboratory results, patient history and medical records to optimize exam.

Tailors exam to individual patient and utilizes the most appropriate equipment settings to provide most diagnostic information for interpretation.

Performs other duties as assigned consistent with caregiver’s scope of practice, training, experience and licensure/registration/certification.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Graduate of a 2-4 year accredited ultrasound program required.

2. Bachelor’s degree in ultrasound technology preferred.

3. Minimum of one year of diagnostic ultrasound experience in a hospital facility preferred.

4. PACS/RIS knowledge is required. ImageCast/CareCast experience is preferred.

5. Registered or registry eligible with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). Must maintain active national registry status through accumulation of required CME on a “rolling triennium” basis.

6. Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

7. Current certification/registration/licensure as required by the State for trained modality.

8. Must obtain ARDMS registration within one year of hire.

9. Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

10. Basic computer and keyboarding skills required including MS Office applications.

11. Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment.

12. Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

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14. Salary Expectation? 15. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?

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