Ultrasound Technician - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown University Washington , DC 20319

Posted 3 months ago

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

Requirements

Under the supervision of the Directors of the Center for Translational Imaging and the Preclinical Imaging Research Laboratory Imaging, the ultrasound technician provides preclinical and research imaging technical support for sonographic imaging. S/he performs ultrasound imaging and image analysis, as well as preclinical ultrasound, especially for cardiac imaging and comprehensive determination of cardiac function parameters. The Ultrasound Technician has additional duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Provides ultrasound imaging of small animals.

  • Interacts with users, maintaining the machine when needed.

  • Calculates the imaging data, keeping an accurate record and image documentation.

  • Works with PIRL staff for billing and the use of the Private Investigator's account.

  • Assists with ultrasound training and animal training.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology or a related field, or an Associate's Degree and 5 years experience in a veterinary clinic or an animal faculty

  • Experience in animal handling and small animal anatomy

  • Verbal and written English skills to clearly and effectively communicate with scientists using correct anatomical, physiological, and radiographic terms when discussing ultrasound imaging

  • Experience with computers and information database, plus maintaining and effectively organizing records, logbooks, and files containing research data strongly recommended

  • Ability to train in required non-human research and take required IACUC courses, as well as pass corresponding examinations at the Georgetown University Medical Center

  • Knowledge and experience with radiographic techniques and equipment a plus

Current Georgetown Employees:

If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown.

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or ideaa@georgetown.edu.

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Benefits:

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.


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