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Medical Diagnostic Sonographer


  • K.A. Recruiting, Inc.
  • 08/28/20
  • Washington, DC
  • 20005
  • Permanent
Seeking a full time Diagnostic Sonographer / Ultrasound Tech to join a great team in the DC area! -ARDMSis required, breast ultrasoundexperience is preferred -Full Time, Permanent position with benefits Diagnostic Technologistis responsible for the independent operation ofdiagnostic equipment to create necessary images and obtain measurements. Individual must maintain a high degree of accuracy in positioning and scanning technique. Communicates with the patient and relays any pertinent information to the radiologist and documents on tracking sheet/chart. Communicates with the radiologist and understands and performs any necessary additional exams.

Produceshigh-qualityultrasound images and obtain appropriate measurements for each exam Documents all applicable patient and procedure data consistently and correctly Explains procedures adequately to patients to maximize patient comfort and cooperation Appropriate monitoring during all phases of procedure with special care taken toensurepatient emotional and physical well-being Assist and/or chaperones radiologist when they are performing ultrasound exams Assists radiologists during ultrasound biopsy procedures using appropriate sterile technique and universal precautions Communicates patient information in a professional and courteous manner to patients and to referring physicians" offices as required. Maintains the ultrasound equipment for cleanliness andensuresproper equipment maintenance and equipment safety Maintains a good working relationship with Radiologists and other Center staff members Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Education: Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program that is accredited by the Commission Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program. Certificates: Active certification with ARDMS. Current compliance with CME requirements. Language Skills: Ability to effectively communicate to patients the procedures and educate women about the role of regular mammography in preventative breast health. Ability to read and write and comprehend medical terminology. Ability to effectively communicate information on a one-on-one and small group basis to doctors, patients, and other employees. Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and sometimes involved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations. Computer Skills: Knowledge of database software and RIS/PACS software. Physical demands: Needs to be able to stand for long periods of time.

For more details on this role please submit your resume. You can also send it directly to Kristin@ka-recruiting.com JOB ID: KD2324

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