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For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.
Responsible for performing all technical aspects of Ultrasound exams according to department procedures and protocols. Processes requisitions and records patient information.
Education: Graduate of a Medical Ultrasound program.
Experience: No additional experience necessary beyond clinical internship. At least one (1) year experience as an Ultrasound Technologist preferred.
License and Certification: Registered or registry eligible by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). Basic Life Support (BLS) within 90 days of hire.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills (including opening/reading email, basic internet use).
Working knowledge of Ultrasound. Thorough understanding of anatomy. Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with departments, employees, physicians and managers. Must be organized, flexible and a team player. Ability to work in a stressful environment. Ability to handle multiple priorities. Strong commitment to customer service. Basic knowledge of window’s based software. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING
Requires the ability to exercise discretion and use good judgment to perform duties promptly and consistently with little direction. Requires the ability to take the appropriate action in response to changes, circumstances or problems. Requires the ability to recognize problem situations and refer them to the appropriate staff member.
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