Ultrasonographer - MFM Ultrasonographer.
REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of an accredited ultrasound program, ARDMS registered one year ultrasound experience or graduate of an accredited ultrasound program and registered in ultrasound.
ARDMS OB/GYN registered, NT certification preferred.
To provide patient care utilizing technical skills in the independent operation of ultrasound equipment for diagnostic and evaluation purposes,as well as to communicate findings to the Perinatologist.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Practices proper entries and records on Radiology Information System and Hospital Information System.
Prepares patient for ultrasound procedure by accurately assessing patient’s needs and providing patient education. (See attached age-specific addendum)
Operates ultrasound equipment for data acquisition, reconstruction of images, documentation of images, and performs quality control measures for the purpose of ensuring optimal quality images.
Prepares patient’simages for interpretation by radiologist in accordance with accepted protocols.
Practices accurate and timely completion of scheduled and unscheduled work to maximize productivity.
Practices safety measures in ultrasound and Environment of Care.Participates in research projects.
Instructs students on clinical ultrasonography skills.
Applies the profession’s code of ethics in all aspects of practice.Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure
Helps keep ultrasound equipment in appropriate operating condition.
Maintains examination rooms and work areas.
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