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Ultrasound Technologist

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: - Performs diagnostic procedures applying prescribed and proper methods of ultrasound techniques. - Generates and produces diagnostic imaging using two-dimensional imaging, spectral and color flow Doppler as well as any other available imaging techniques. o Echocardiography/Cardiac Ultrasound o Vascular Ultrasound o General Ultrasound - Selects proper transducer and adjustment of equipment according to the needs required for proper diagnostic testing (subject organ(s) to be examined, depth of field, etc.) along with other requirements for proper and productive testing. - Explains the procedures to patients and addresses their concerns. - Keys test data and patient information into computer to maintain record of test results. - Generates detailed preliminary reports of findings. - Communicates STAT findings as detailed in organizational processes. - Consents patients as needed and ensures documents are transferred to patient's medical records. - Assists physician with ultrasound guided biopsies and/or invasive procedures. - Maintains equipment according to manufacturer's requirements and industry standards, at least once a month. - Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate the utilization of computerized documentation systems. - Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patients in performance of duties and responsibilities. - Influences and creates SOPs for Ultrasound best practices. - Provides a safe environment for administering contrast material. - Assists with transporting patients to and from room. - Follow standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required. - Travels to different office locations as needed. - Other duties as assigned and modified at manager's discretion. Job Requirements:KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: - - - - - - Current Certification in Basic Life Support required - - - - - - Customer service abilities including effective listening skills - - - - - - Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment - - - - - - Ability and willingness to travel locally and/or regionally up to 40% of the time - - - - - - Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE CRITERIA: - - - - - - Graduate of an accredited school in Ultrasound technology - - - - - - Bachelor's degree in healthcare related field preferred - - - - - - Six (6) months of experience post internship/externship required - - - - - - Two (2) or more years of experience post internship/externship preferred - - - - - - Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography (RDCS) or Registered Cardiac Sonography (RCS) required to perform Echo cardiograms - - - - - - Must be registered in specific ultrasound modality they perform, e.g. vascular, general -

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Atlanta , Ultrasound Technologist, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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