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Ultrasound Technologist - Radiology Ultrasound

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionJob Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 32
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Rotating weekends, rotating on-call

Work whereevery moment -matters.Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. - We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network. -Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut. - -CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.POSITION SUMMARY/PURPOSEPerforms radiologic Ultrasound exams for diagnostic purposes according to the Department of Radiology's philosophy, goals, policies and proceduresESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Operates or oversees operation of ultrasound imaging equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes.
  • Positions patients and imaging equipment; adjusting technical factors according to specification of examination. Operates ultrasound equipment to produce the most reliable and informational data
  • Responsible for ensuring that accurate database of clinical and financial information is maintained in the Radiology Information System
  • Transports patients to the ultrasound procedure room. Explains procedures and observes patients to ensure safety and comfort during scan
  • Reviews and evaluates computer generated information for technical quality.
  • Uses appropriate safety procedures for handling, storage and disposal of biohazardous, infectious, radioactive and toxic substances.
  • Assists physicians as required
  • Perform other related duties as required
  • Explains procedures to patients.
  • Maintains records of examination data and other pertinent information on patients.
  • Maintains a log of all patients tested and enters charge or credit into computer,
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, and workshops.
  • Assists in developing and maintaining department records and reports, and collecting statistical data.
  • Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Assists in maintaining all regulatory requirements, including collecting and submitting data for accreditation.
  • Attends meetings as required.
  • Performs related receptionist and clerical functions as required.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.Qualifications
    • Graduate of accredited Ultrasound Program required
    • Minimum 6 months experience in Ultrasound required, hospital setting preferred
    • Licensure, Certification, Registration
    • RDMS or RT(U)
    • Working knowledge of computers, PACS, digital technology & RIS systems
    • Knowledge of ultrasound principles and practices sufficient to be able to perform a wide range of duties relative to work assignmentWe take great care of careers.With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. - Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. - We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. - Every moment matters. - And this is -your moment.

Keywords: Hartford HealthCare, East Hartford , Ultrasound Technologist - Radiology Ultrasound, Healthcare , East Hartford, Connecticut

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