Ultrasound Technologist-Toh

Southcoast Health System Wareham , MA 02571

Posted 5 months ago

Under the general supervision and direction of the Manager, Radiology Clinical Services or designee, perform diversified clinical patient care, technical and related duties within assigned modality as part of an interdisciplinary care team. Assume responsibility for each assigned patient, perform patient assessments, and correlate clinical findings with exam/procedure request.

Obtain pertinent information from patient#s chart and document all data within the EHR. Educate patient for exam. Position patient and select appropriate imaging equipment and supplies.

Identify, prepare and/or administer pharmaceuticals related to the exam/procedure. Select technical factors/ parameters/sequences to produce quality images. Properly identify anatomy and evaluate images for technical quality.

Aware of the principles of ALARA and MR safety practices. Assist physicians in performing procedures.Provide functional or technical supervision of radiology aides (imaging assistants), other assigned non-technical employees and other practitioners, as applicable. Provide supervision and instruction to assigned affiliating students.

Assist with ongoing quality assurance activities as assigned.Successful completion of an accredited program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography or Vascular Technology and attainment of primary certification from the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, the Cardiovascular Credentialing International, or the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Sonography is required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is also required.



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