Performs ultrasound examinations which include, 3D & 4D imaging with multiple imaging modalities, including high-risk gynecological/obstetrical examinations/procedures, infertility, and complex ultrasound guided biopsies.
A listing of the key responsibilities:
Selects equipment and imaging modalities, position and prep, to facilitate optimum diagnostic studies.
Operates ultrasonography equipment to perform examination. Evaluates accuracy and quality of scan results. Reviews patient record for prior findings/test results to aid in determining exam completeness.
Selects and record preliminary study results. Prepares preliminary reports using department-specific structured reporting system.
Takes measurements and labels them.
Gathers and communicates ultrasound findings to the physician for interpretation.
Consults with Radiologist about unusual scans and need for re-scanning.
Performs transducer decontamination and maintains log entries, reporting any discrepancies to the Education Coordinator.
Performs duties associated with interventional (biopsy) procedures.
Modifies billing fields to reflect the exam being performed.
Instructs and oversees students, residents, and physician staff in unit’s operations.
Maintains Ultrasonography equipment. Recognizes malfunctions and/or need for servicing. Ensures quality control procedures are maintained and maintains orderliness of ultrasound laboratory.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Graduate of accredited program for Diagnostic Medical Sonography and registry eligible required.
Minimum one (1) year of experience performing a wide range of ultrasound exams preferred.
Experience in high-risk OB, advanced abdominal imaging, complex infertility, and guided biopsies preferred.
Required to obtain Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonography (RDMS) certification within 6 months of employment; and Abdomen (AB) specialty required within 1 year of employment.
Must maintain active certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in specialty areas.
Possesses a broad knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy, pathology and/or physiological data.
Competent in Ultrasound reporting systems.
Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate required.
Licensed by the Board of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy in the state of New Hampshire.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 190000Y3
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