Northwell Health Ultrasound Technologist in Mount Kisco, New York

Req Number 0017T2

Job Category Radiologic

Job Description

Performs a variety of technical procedures that require the application of non-ionizing, high frequency ultrasonic waves for diagnosis of disease.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepares patient for examination.

  • Explains procedure in layman terms to relieve patient of anxiety.

  • Ensures patient is screened according to protocol, and assures consent for the procedure has been obtained, when necessary.

  • Positions patient on examination table for optimum testing procedure and conditions.

  • Sets-up equipment to administer the proper procedure in timely fashion.

  • Performs ultrasound procedures.

  • Recognizes significance of all structures that are visualized on the oscilloscope and differentiates artifacts from normal or pathological processes in timely manner;

  • Ensures proper views and images have been obtained and proper techniques have been employed; determines need for more extensive evaluations beyond preliminary instructions.

  • Collects all pertinent data and calculations for physician interpretation

  • Acknowledges and reviews images in computer system. Ensures accuracy of all patient data. Processes imaging and prints CDs, as required.

  • Gathers previous related patient reports, as required.

  • Performs minor repairs and adjusts equipment, as required.

  • Adheres to Infection Control guidelines in the performance of duties. Maintains cleanliness of work area, equipment and accessories.

  • Performs related duties, as required.

*ADA Essential Functions

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited Ultrasound Technology program, required.

  • Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer with the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) required within one (1) year of employment, required.

  • Previous ultrasound technologist experience, preferred.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, required.