Sonographer

Exeter Hospital Exeter , NH 03833

Posted 2 months ago

Under the administrative direction of the Director of Diagnostic Imaging and the clinical direction of the Radiologist/Team Leader performs ultrasound examinations which includes the operation of real-time imaging equipment.

Requirements:
Associate#s degree or equivalent experience Ultrasound Tech - RDMS or eligible Must be certified/registered within 18 mths of DOH CPR certified within 90 days of hire Major

Responsibilities:

Review medical record for patient history and supporting clinical data. Explain procedure to patient; provide patient support and comfort. Select equipment and imaging parameters to facilitate optimum diagnostic studies.

Operate ultrasound equipment to perform examination. Display broad knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy; pathology and/or physiological data to obtain optimal studies. Constantly evaluate accuracy and quality of scan results.

Select and record preliminary study results; make pertinent measurements and label accordingly. Present study to Radiologist for interpretation. Consult with Radiologists about unusual scans and the need for rescanning; assist with interpretation.

Maintain ultrasound equipment. Recognize malfunctions and the need for service; assure quality control procedures are maintained. Order and maintain supplies.

Maintain orderliness of ultrasound suites. Instruct and oversee students; staff; and physicians in units operations as needed. Perform assigned duties associated with interventional procedures.

May perform reception/clerk duties for the Ultrasound section. Demonstrate competency in the use of all applicable aspects of the computer information system.

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Sonographer

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