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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:
Performs diagnostic procedures on patients using ultrasound waves to examine tissue and body structure, providing quality images to radiologists and physicians for interpretation.
Sets up and adjusts all equipment and manually maneuvers transducers to perform exams.
Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures.
Performs routine and complex studies and assists physician in a variety of imaging procedures.
Recognizes significant structures, artifacts, pathology and equipment limitations.
Performance of sterile processing of equipment.
Follows protocols and or physician specific orders. Reviews prior images/reports/patient history as needed.
Participate in various teaching and mentoring of ultrasound students.
Able to perform on all age groups from infant to adult/geriatric.
Organizes processed images, measurements, calculations and other data in a logical sequence for presentation to the physician for interpretation. Consults with the physician as applicable regarding the quality of images and data obtained.
Other Duties as assigned
Licensure / Certification / Registration:
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.
One or more of the following:
Medical Sonographer credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic
Medical Sonography (ARDMS) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Graduate of an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program and minimum of one year competency in diagnostic medical sonography preferred. New graduates will be considered.
Proficient in real time, color flow, doppler, transvaginal, biopsies, interventional procedures.
Knowledge in the following subspecialties: small parts, abdomen, obstetrics, gynecology, peripheral doppler, vascular (carotids).
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