Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (Ultrasound Tech)

Brooklyn, NY
Full Time

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JOB SUMMARY

The DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHER (Ultrasound Technologist) operates ultrasound equipment under the supervision of a doctor to reveal internal, anatomical structures and medical conditions that cannot be captured by x-rays. Sonographers may specialize in examining specific areas of the body, for example: echocardiographers (heart), eco- encephalographers (brain), obstetrical/gynecological sonographers, and vascular technologists.

ABOUT US

For more than 40 years, ATC Healthcare has provided leading nurses and healthcare professionals to hospitals and facilities nationwide.  Healthcare systems around the U.S., including municipal health systems, multi-unit senior care companies, governments, school systems, VMS and MSP vendors trust us to deliver more than 100,000 nurses and other healthcare professionals on-demand.  If you have a track record of success in healthcare, we want you to join us!

We offer the following benefits:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Weekly Pay!
  • 401k Plan
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Identity theft insurance
  • Shift Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
  • $31.38-$34.70

EDUCATION

Successful completion of diagnostic medical sonographer academic work and clinical training. Length of training depends on level: certificate, associate, or bachelor's degree.

LICENSURE

State specific; American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) exam and registration.

EXPERIENCE

At least one year of experience as Diagnostic Medical Sonographer in a clinical setting.

Prefer someone who has sono experience in: pediatrics, urology and /or exposure with renal bladder scrotum and transabdominal scans are a plus!

CREDENTIALS

Current CPR; and other health and screening tests as required by specific facilities and/or regulatory Agencies; ARDMS registration.

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS

Various client facility settings; possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious materials.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Complies with ATC policies/procedures.
  • Complies with client facility policies/procedures.
  • Ensures an adequate stock of supplies at the work site and proper functioning of equipment.
  • Provides patient services in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that considers cultural diversity and age appropriateness so that autonomy, rights, and dignity are preserved.
  • Maintains confidentiality relative to patient care and facility practices in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Maintains competency by participating in continuing education programs and meets state specific requirements, if applicable.
  • Complies with accepted ethical and professional standards of conduct.
  • Reviews patient chart for relevant information and history.
  • Determines test procedures according to purpose of examination and physician orders.
  • Explains procedure to patient and assists patient in proper positioning for the test.
  • Selects transducer, and makes equipment adjustments according to nature of test, depth of field, and other specifications of test.
  • Enters required test data and patient information into computer to become part of test record.
  • Conducts actual test procedure; moves transducer by hand over specified area of body and observes sound wave display screen to monitor quality of ultrasound image produced.
  • Records diagnostic data on magnetic tape, computer disk, strip printout, or film.
  • Produces a permanent record of test results.
  • Recognizes test results which may constitute critical clinical situations and notifies
  • physician immediately as per facility protocol.
  • Recognizes and responds to other patient emergencies according to facility protocol.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

 

Other Duties: Please note this job summary is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may vary by assignment and may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer: ATC Healthcare Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or dis bility status or any other category protected by Federal, State or local law. M/F/D/V EOE

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