Ultrasound Technician

Compensation

: $82,450.00 - $104,320.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



+ DEFINITION/PRIMARY FUNCTION + Performs a wide variety of technical procedures, requiring independent judgment and ingenuity. Requires initiative to apply appropriate skills to facilitate a diagnosis. May be assigned independent responsibilities by Lead Technologist, Administrative Director, or Operations Manager. Proper care of the clients in accordance with the departmental and hospital policies and procedures is required. May be responsible for assigned areas to assume responsibilities of supervision or instruction to department personnel as determined by Operations Manager or Lead Technologist. Practices infection control and body substance isolation in clinical practice in compliance with departmental and hospital policies and OSHA standards. Maintains patient confidentiality at all times. Demonstrates proper operation of PACS, HIS and RIS computer systems. Demonstrates ability to operate and trouble shoot CR, DR and PACs applications. Attends annual mandatory education to include blood borne pathogens, infection control, and body substance isolation. Maintains department competencies as required + + POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.) + Experience: + Minimum of 3 years experience as Ultrasonographer preferred. + Must obtain registry from ARDMS or ARRT within 2 years of employment + Education and Training: + Must have completed approved Diagnostic Sonography Technology Program. + Additional registration and state license as a diagnostic technologist preferred + License, Certification & Registration: + Current registration with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers desirable or registration must be obtained within 2 years of employment. + If you currently posess a Massachusetts Diagnostic Radiography License and Registration by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists, you must be maintain these credentials throughtout your employment. + Other Requirements: + Must be proficient in Abdominal, Pelvic, and Obstetrical , dvt studies of arms and legs and obtaining images using portable equipment. + Must be familiar with sterile technique and set up of sterile trays. + Ability to function independently and proficiently. + Must be able to move and lift patients, equipment, and supplies on a regular basis. + Ability to function in a high stress, work intensive environment. + Must be CPR certified
Associated topics: ardms, ccc, echocardiography, ihr, non invasive, ob, rvt, sound, ultra, ultrasound * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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