The Mount Sinai Health System ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGIST REGISTERED-ELM in Elmhurst, New York
Under general supervision of licensed physicians and Ultrasound Supervisor, performs and/or assists in performing ultrasound examinations in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures. Sets up, adjusts, and operates sonography equipment. Responds to patients' needs as required. Maintains cleanliness of equipment and general working areas, stoking clinical supplies. Ensures proper operation of sonographic equipment. Provides instruction to medical students and residents. Provides care to patients of all ages in the form of diagnostic testing. Registered Ultrasound Technologist: registry with American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or similar group.
-Job requires a minimum level of knowledge ordinarily acquired through completion of a Bachelors Degree or equivalent NYS-accredited training program in order to learn abdominal, Ob/Gyn, vascular, neuro-trans-rectal or vaginal sonography, anatomy, physiology and biology.
-Prior work experience of 6 months is desired in order to gain seasoned familiarity on-the-job with administration of ultrasound testing. Should be familiar with the sonographic equipment such as ATL, Acuson and Diasonics. New ultrasound technologist require period of 30 days in order to orient themselves to techniques and work area. Register Ultrasound Technologist: registry with American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers or equivalent certifying organization is a preferred credential for this position.
-Good analytical skills necessary for handling of ultrasound patients during administration of diagnostic testing. Must be able to appropriately assess the correct action to take during testing, while being cognizant of patient wellbeing.
-Good interpersonal manner important during delivery of patient care in order to ensure harmonious provision of ultrasound examinations and testing.
-Work requires manual dexterity for use of sonographic equipment and instruments. Light lifting of clinical supplies may be required. Adequate physical strength required for positioning of patients and equipment during examinations.
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