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Ultrasound Technologist

Company: Regional Medical Center
Location: Anniston
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Reports to the Ultrasound Supervisor. Under general direction, responsible for performing diagnostic ultrasound examinations in accordance with established protocols and policies and procedures. Selects appropriate equipment for use in ultrasound setup, following exam specifications Explains the test to the patient. Instructs and assists the patient in assuming the physical position for examination. Assesses patient#s understanding of process and informed consent. Selects a transducer and adjusts the equipment controls according to the organ to be examined, the depth of field and other specifications of test. Enters test data and patient information into computer of ultrasound equipment to maintain record of test results. Moves transducer, by hand, over specified area of the body and observes sound wave display screen to monitor quality of ultrasonic pattern produced. Produces images of internal organs and records diagnostic data on magnetic tape, computer disk, strip printout or film. Obtains permanent record of internal examination by photographing images of organs shown on the display module removing the strip printout. Assesses, evaluate and informs physician of changes in patient#s condition during the exam. Performs all quality control checks, as prescribed. Maintains accurate QC logs, service records, etc. Understands and practices proper use of all equipment; never operates equipment inconsistent with manufacturer#s instructions. Graduation from an AMA approved Radiologic Technology School and/or an accredited training school in Ultrasound techniques. Preparing for registry or certification by either ARDMS or ARRT or ARDMS registry eligible. Must have BLS/CPR by the American Heart Association. Reports to the Ultrasound Supervisor. Under general direction, responsible for performing diagnostic ultrasound examinations in accordance with established protocols and policies and procedures. Selects appropriate equipment for use in ultrasound setup, following exam specifications Explains the test to the patient. Instructs and assists the patient in assuming the physical position for examination. Assesses patient's understanding of process and informed consent. Selects a transducer and adjusts the equipment controls according to the organ to be examined, the depth of field and other specifications of test. Enters test data and patient information into computer of ultrasound equipment to maintain record of test results. Moves transducer, by hand, over specified area of the body and observes sound wave display screen to monitor quality of ultrasonic pattern produced. Produces images of internal organs and records diagnostic data on magnetic tape, computer disk, strip printout or film. Obtains permanent record of internal examination by photographing images of organs shown on the display module removing the strip printout. Assesses, evaluate and informs physician of changes in patient's condition during the exam. Performs all quality control checks, as prescribed. Maintains accurate QC logs, service records, etc. Understands and practices proper use of all equipment; never operates equipment inconsistent with manufacturer's instructions. Graduation from an AMA approved Radiologic Technology School and/or an accredited training school in Ultrasound techniques. Preparing for registry or certification by either ARDMS or ARRT or ARDMS registry eligible. Must have BLS/CPR by the American Heart Association.

Keywords: Regional Medical Center, Birmingham , Ultrasound Technologist, Other , Anniston, Alabama

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