Responsible for coordination of the activities of the Ultrasound Department
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs ultrasound exams, doppler/duplex exams, develops ultrasound films, and retrieve prior films and reports as required for sonography exam. Assist Radiologist with sonography exams. Monitors daily quality assurance and records data. Responsible for proper start-up and calibration of ultrasound instrumentation. Reviews and updates ultrasound procedures. Responsible for inventory and requisition of supplies. Utilizes RIS/PACS System to enter, retrieve, and maintain data. Performs related work as required. Attends OSHA initially at orientation and annually thereafter.
RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHERS: Direct relationship with patients, staff, physicians and administration. Must maintain a courteous and effective working relationship with patients, staff, physicians, and administration.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE: Graduate of a certified radiology program with ARRT certificate and a valid New York State license. ARDMS registry. Experience in general, vascular, and breast sonography. Thorough knowledge of the theory and practices of ultrasonography. Thorough knowledge of techniques required for performance of ultrasonography. Skills in the use of ultrasound equipment. Ability to make accurate observations.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires sitting, standing bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 20 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office equipment such as computer, fax, calculators and telephone. Requires normal hearing and vision.
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