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Ultrasonographer - Massena Hospital

Location
Potsdam, New York
Posted
12 Sep 2022

SUMMARY

Performs ultrasound procedures on patients in accordance with physician orders.

STATUS: Full-time

LOCATION: Massena Hospital

DEPARTMENT: MH Main

SCHEDULE: 8 Hour, Days

ATTRIBUTES

  • Requires national registry in ultrasound technology within one (1) year of employment including abdominal specialty; other specialty registry(s) completed within three (3) years of employment.

  • Requires good reading and deductive skills in order to interpret physician requests and effectively solve problems.

  • Requires sufficient sensitivity and interpersonal skills to deal with apprehensive patients in a professional and compassionate manner.

  • Requires positive and effective communication skills for interaction with physicians and staff in emotionally charged situations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists the physician during those ultrasound procedures requiring the physician's presence.

  • Lifts and moves patients with assistance.

  • Labels and processes all studies correctly to assure prompt and quality medical care. Notes pertinent clinical information.

  • Operates all stationary and mobile x-ray equipment available to the Medical Imaging department except in the ultrasound and C.T. equipment.

  • Notifies supervisor of equipment deficiencies.

  • Develops x-rays and assists in maintaining processing equipment by assuring that chemical solutions are kept at prescribed levels.

  • Assures the continued and safe operation of all equipment assigned to the ultrasound department. Notifies supervisor of any deficiencies.

  • Assures a sufficient level of supplies required for a ultrasound departmental operation.

  • Notifies supervisor of shortages in a timely manner.

  • Assists in the training of student x-ray technologists. Is responsible for their actions with regards to patient care.

  • Assists in the training of staff radiological technologists assigned in the specialty area of ultrasound.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

EDUCATION LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 710003329-2
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Rochester Regional Health
  • Location: Potsdam, New York
  • Salary: On Application