He/she performs diagnostic ultrasound exams as ordered under the supervision of a radiologist. He/she will train personnel as directed by Imaging Services Department Manager or Director.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Performs ultrasound studies: abdominal, retroperitoneal, obstetrics/gynecology, small parts, neonatal, vascular and endocavity.
Correlates clinical history with the test to be performed.
Maintains CEUs required by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).
Takes call as needed.
Provides clinical instruction of ultrasound students and other healthcare professionals.
Provides imaging services through knowledge of PACS system to patient of all ages including maternal, neonate, and infants, pediatrics, adolescent, adult and geriatric.
Performs duties necessary to maintain accreditation.
Provides radiation safety to self, patients and co-workers.
Maintains performance, patient and employee satisfaction and financial standards as outlined in the performance evaluation.
Performs compliance requirements as outlined in the Employee Handbook
Must adhere to the DCH Behavioral Standards including creating positive relationships with patients/families, coworkers, colleagues and with self.
Requires use of electronic mail, time and attendance software, learning management software and intranet.
Must adhere to all DCH Health System policies and procedures.
All other duties as assigned.
Registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).
Previous experience preferred.
Must have working knowledge of ultrasound equipment, NIV equipment & accessories, cameras, patient procedural and patient care items, telephone, computer and calculator.
All sonographers should obtain certification as RDMS and RVT (RVS) within twenty-four (24) months of eligibility.
New hire registered sonographers must be RDMS and RVT (RVS) within twelve (12) months of hire date.
Must be able to read, write legibly, speak, and comprehend English.
Internal Number: 11.72100
About DCH Health System
Under local ownership for over 90 years, when the people of west Alabama need health care, they turn to the DCH Health System offering advance caring to west Alabama residents.
You could be part of the team of professionals at DCH Regional Medical Center, home to the region’s trauma center and a Cancer Center affiliated with MD Anderson Physician’s Network?. The team at Northport Medical Center offers a full range of services, as well as inpatient rehabilitation and psychiatric services. And Fayette Medical Center is among the top-rated rural hospitals in Alabama.
It’s a good feeling to know you’re caring for your neighbors throughout their lives. And this vibrant community provides plenty of activities to enrich your lives. Home to the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa and the surrounding communities beckon with sports, arts and outdoor activities.