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Ultrasound Technologist - Radiology Ultrasound

Requisition ID:

22164696

Business Unit:

St. Vincent's Medical Center

Location:

Bridgeport, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 1
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

*New Hires Eligible For Sign-On Up To $10,000!*

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St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.

Job Summary:

The Ultrasound Technologist performs diagnostic procedures on patients using ultrasound waves to examine tissue and body structure, providing quality images to radiologists and physicians for interpretation. Performs all aspects of ultrasound procedures including abdominal, pelvic, gynecologic, small parts, Doppler studies and interventional procedures utilizing an understanding of the principles of growth and development to assess each patient’s individual age specific needs and to provide individualized age specific treatment and care.


Responsibilities:

  • Performs ultrasound diagnostic procedures by positioning patients, selecting appropriate transducers and correct scanning sequences to produce an accurate image in order to assist the physician in diagnosis and treatment.
  • Provides and ensures optimal technical quality and accuracy of all Ultrasound examinations according to the American College of Radiology (ACR) standards & FDA quality control requirements.  Assembles sterile trays and assumes scrub duties as necessary. 
  • Accurately inputs data into electronic medical record, RIS and PACS to capture necessary information regarding exams, supply charges, resource allocations, as well as all relevant clinical information. Transfers correctly annotated images into PACS. 
  • Organizes processed images, measurements, calculations and other data in a logical sequence for presentation to the physician for interpretation. Consults with physicians as requested regarding the quality of images and data obtained
  • Obtains all relevant patient information, and assesses physician's order and/or requisition for completeness by reviewing the clinical information, pertinent laboratory results and patient's chart to ensure the correct procedure is performed and proper patient preparation is administered on the correct patient, to procure an accurate diagnosis.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
 

 

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an Accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program specializing in Sonography, credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer – ARDMS or RDMS. 
  • New graduates will be considered. Proficient in real time, color flow, doppler, transvaginal, biopsies, interventional procedures. 

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