Responsible for independent operation of sonographic equipment, and for performing diagnostic examinations using sonography. Responsible for the delivery of high quality, cost effective imaging services. Performs imaging procedures in area of expertise. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range for their assigned area. Responsible for all regulatory requirements.
Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic ultrasound examinations. Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record and adapt procedures as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images.
Uses independent judgement during the ultrasound exam to accurately differentiate between normal and abnormal findings.
Analyzes sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history, and communicates impression to the radiologist.
Seeks out new information and technologies to improve job performance.
Communicates openly, honestly, directly and clearly.
Provides appropriate information, gives feedback, and constructively assists in resolving conflicts.
Makes decisions considering the impact on others; takes personal responsibility and demonstrates risk-taking behavior.
Allocates decision-making at the appropriate level; involves others; build team trust and commitment.
Communicates and supports decisions; evaluates past decisions to improve on further decisions.
Participates in, accepts and supports team activities and decisions.
Participates in learning activities.
Fosters an environment of continuous learning; takes risks; helps others; contributes to the professional growth of the department.
Ensures regulatory compliance is understood.
Possesses the knowledge and experience to achieve success by continually working in compliance.
Assures technical compliance with Joint Commission, Department of Health, National Research Council, and Department Envoronmental Protection regulations.
Commits to placing the patient and customer first.
Ensures the patient experience is a priority.
Uses resources effectively to meet departmental goals.
Recommends changes to improve efficiency, effectiveness and patient safety.
Makes decisions considering the impact on others and the department Identifies problem-related equipment performance and calibration which results in substandard images.
Notifies Technical Specialist and Team Leader.
Imaging exams and procedure tray set up require access and handling of non-controlled medications.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required)
Minimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Preferred)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Certified Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)
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