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Ultrasound Technologist (General / Echo / Vascular)

Atlanta, GA 30305

Job Type: Imaging Job Number: KMC326183

We are seeking a full time Ultrasound Tech to join our team in Atlanta!

-This is a mobile position working with facilities (our clients) in the Atlanta area. 

-The shift is either 4/10 hour or 5/8 hour. 

-We’re ideally seeking triple modality: echo, vascular and general. We will consider dual modality or also consider techs with experience and no modality.

 

Tasks & Responsibilities:

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

o   Operates the ultrasound equipment unders safe conditions and reports any equipment issues to the director of ultrasound .

o   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.

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

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

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

o   Analyses sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history.

o   Works closely with all the ultrasound dispatchers .

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

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

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

o   Maintains adequate supplies.

o   Participates in the accreditation process as needed

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

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

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

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

o  Completes the daily schedule in a timely manner

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

o  Performs other related duties as assigned.

o  Ability to effectively communicate with the facility medical staff

o  Demonstrates good knowledge of medical terms

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

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

 

SKILLS|EXPERIENCE:

o   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.

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

 

Required Licenses/Certifications

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

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

 

 

 

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Kristin Campbell
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