PRN Rad Tech - Sonography
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General Summary Statement
Under the direction of a radiologist, the sonographer performs diagnostic medical sonograms and vascular exams to include abdominal scans, ob/gyn, small parts, vascular scans, arterial testing and minor surgical procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Performs all necessary preparations related to diagnostic medical sonography:
· Obtains patient history, explains procedures and addresses patient concerns.
· Performs all necessary checks for accuracy of the prescription, precertification/authorization if required by individual insurance companies, EPIC order and patient identification.
· Perform diagnostic medical sonograms following appropriate imaging protocols under the direction of the radiologist.
· Compiles and reviews images, provides applicable comparison studies, and prepares documentation for the interpretation.
· Performs quality control testing as required.
· Clean, adjust and perform routine maintenance on equipment; stock and replenish supplies as required.
Education Training and Experience
Satisfactory completion of a diagnostic medical sonography program resulting in a two year certificate and/or associate degree or four year baccalaureate degree.
· Current certification from the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) or within six months of date of hire
· Current certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Sonography
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