This position is under Diagnostic Imaging service and serves as Dual Modality in Diagnostic Ultrasound and Vascular. Major duties include, but are not limited to the following: - Ability to perform vascular studies such as vertebral, renal artery, aortic aneurysm, portal-systemic shunts, etc. - Ability to assist radiologists with biopsy procedures determining the location, depth, and required needle angle for the lesion to be sampled. - Ability to assist in surgical procedures and fluid aspirations. - Performs ultrasound examinations of the abdomen, neck, chest and extremities, retroperitoneal space for the purpose of acquiring high-quality examinations that assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patient medical disorders. - Advises radiologists of significant abnormalities that would require their immediate attention and visualization while the patient is undergoing examination. - Participates in the training of physicians, students, and radiology technicians so that these individuals may acquire an understanding of the principles of ultrasound and how it relates to other diagnostic exams. - Makes multiple simultaneous settings and adjustments in operation of equipment to insure accurate results. On the basis of Radiologic findings, determines necessary ultrasonic procedures to yield definitive diagnostic findings. - Reviews new developments in the field and recommends to supervisor those that would improve the operation of the section. Work Schedule: Full Time, Varies. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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