Tucson, AZ 85716
Seeking an Ultrasound Tech to work Per Diem in the Tucson area!
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
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.
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.
With this being a mobile position, it will require the sonographer to adhere to all traffic safety rules and regulations at all times when on duty.
Reference Code: KC107
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