Beaumont Health System Ultrasonographer in Livonia, Michigan
GENERAL SUMMARY: Under site designate leader, and according to established policies and procedures performs accurate and efficient Ultra Sound exams utilizing appropriate imaging equipment, independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative. Technologists must demonstrate good clinical skills and provide the best possible images for interpretation. Follows Beaumont philosophy of Patient and Family Centered Care at all times.ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Verifies patient identification and physician order.Provides procedural information/education to the patient/family prior to each exam.Acquires an accurate patient history and documents in the medical record.Performs Ultrasound and related patient care procedures using age appropriate methods for patient's physical ability and/or limitations.Proficiently operates ultrasound imaging equipment and performs necessary quality control and quality assurance testing.Monitors patients during procedures to ensure patient safety.Reviews ultrasound images with the Radiologist as necessary.Ensures STAT requests are relayed to radiologist in a timely manner.When required, assists with procedures using sterile technique, receives and documents samples for lab processing. Disposes of fluids according to biohazard protocols.Ensures equipment is wiped down between patients and exam room is clean and properly stocked with linen and supplies.Accurately and efficiently uses hospital computer systems for verifying orders, viewing schedules and sending information to PAC's.Uses effective inter/intra-departmental communication and participates with medical staff, management, technical and support staff.Assist in training new staff/students.Verifies correct patient, correct exam / final verification, clarify questionable orders with ordering physician or Radiologist.STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS: * Graduate of Diagnostic Ultrasound Program or equivalent.* Minimal as gained at student level.* Registered by American Registry Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or Registry eligible, paid at the trainee rate for up to 1 year.* If unregistered, must obtain at least one (ABD or OB/GYN) within 1 year from hire. Additional registry within two years from date of hire.* If registered at hire additional registry must be obtained within 1 year from hire.* Basic Life Support Certification for Healthcare Providers at hire through the American Heart Association. Beaumont Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.