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Ultrasound Technologist - Radiology Ultrasound

Company: Hartford Healthcare
Location: Hartford
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Description Job Schedule: Part TimeStandard Hours: 24Job Shift: Shift 1Shift Details: 24 hrs first shift, rotating weekends and rotating on-call New Hires eligible for sign-on bonus up to $5,000! Work where every moment matters. Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network. Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut. CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment. 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. We take great care of careers. With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

Keywords: Hartford Healthcare, Hartford , Ultrasound Technologist - Radiology Ultrasound, Healthcare , Hartford, Connecticut

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