FGP Ultrasound Technician *(30 hrs per week), Greenpoint, Brooklyn*
NYU Langone Health
February 14, 2018
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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a FGP Ultrasound Technician, based in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The incumbent for this benefits eligible part time role is expected to work the following schedule:
Wednesday & Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for performing diagnostic sonographic examinations utilizing ultrasonic equipment in various modes and techniques to locate, evaluate and record pertinent anatomical, pathological and functional data. Operates ultrasound equipment to make quality images; performs studies in required modalities.
Demonstrates knowledge of the hospital and radiology information systems as they relate to radiology. Selects appropriate patient information from HIS/RIS system in accordance with HIPPA regulations. Accesses patient information; schedules exams; appointment times; type of exam, patient reports, etc. Follows departmental HIS/RIS system procedures and protocol to ensure orders are verified and processed to correctly. Effectively assesses patient's information and status, and follows appropriate procedure(s) accordingly. Uses standard procedures to identify the correct patient. Reviews patient's requisition and understands the type of exam required by each requisition and confers with medical staff regarding clarification when necessary.
Follows accepted radiologic procedures and uses medical information to determine type of protocol required for radiographic examination. Consults policy and procedure manuals and/or other reference materials as necessary to ensure actions conform to established protocols. Follows special instructions indicated on radiographic requisition. Recognizes need for and follows isolation precautions.
Independently implements patient procedures in accordance with departmental protocols and standards. Explains the procedure and equipment to the patient clearly. Solves problems that arise during patient examinations using both technical knowledge and innovation. Alters examination to maximize information in response to patient's condition. Confers with other technologists concerning previous approaches utilized.
Demonstrates skill in equipment set-up, utilization and proper maintenance procedure. Performs visual and manual quality control checks of radiograhic equipment. Uses imaging and peripheral equipment, in a safe and productive manner in accordance with prescribed hospital, departmental and manufacturer's procedures. Observes and reports any malfunctioning of the equipment and notifies appropriate persons in case of missing or damaged equipment.
High School Diploma
To qualify you must have a certificate from an approved ultrasound/vascular technology education program.
Registered as American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer or eligible.
Preferred Qualifications: Registered as American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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