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Beaumont Health System Ultrasonographer in Royal Oak, Michigan

div spanbspanGENERAL SUMMARY: /span/b/spanspanspanUnder 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./span/spanspanbspanESSENTIAL DUTIES:span /span/span/b/spanspanspanspan*span /span/span/spanspanVerifies patient identification and physician order. /span/spanspanspanspan*span /span/span/spanspanProvides procedural information/education to the patient/family prior to each exam. /span/spanspanspanspan*span /span/span/spanspanAcquires an accurate patient history and documents in the medical record. /span/spanspanspanspan*span /span/span/spanspanPerforms Ultrasound and related patient care procedures using age appropriate methods for patient's physical ability and/or limitations. /span/spanspanspanspan*span /span/span/spanspanProficiently operates ultrasound imaging equipment and performs necessary quality control and quality assurance testing. /span/spanspanspanspan*span /span/span/spanspanMonitors patients during procedures to ensure patient safety. /span/spanspanspanspan*span /span/span/spanspanReviews ultrasound images with the Radiologist as necessary. /span/spanspanspanspan*span /span/span/spanspanEnsures STAT requests are relayed to radiologist in a timely manner. /span/spanspanspanspan*span /span/span/spanspanWhen required, assists with procedures using sterile technique, receives and documents samples for lab processing. Disposes of fluids according to biohazard protocols. /span/spanspanspanspan*span /span/span/spanspanEnsures equipment is wiped down between patients and exam room is clean and properly stocked with linen and supplies. /span/spanspanspanspan*span /span/span/spanspanAccurately and efficiently uses hospital computer systems for verifying orders, viewing schedules and sending information to PAC's. /span/spanspanspanspan*span /span/span/spanspanUses effective inter/intra-departmental communication and participates with medical staff, management, technical and support staff. /span/spanspanspanspan*span /span/span/spanspanAssist in training new staff/students. /span/spanspanspanspan*span /span/span/spanspanVerifies correct patient, correct exam / final verification, clarify questionable orders with ordering physician or Radiologist./span/spanspanbspanSTANDARD QUALIFICATIONS: /span/b/spanspanspanspan*span /span/span/spanspanGraduate of Diagnostic Ultrasound Program or equiv