Northwell Health Practice Ultrasound Technologist (Registered) - OBGYN Specialty (Full Time Evening 12noon-8:30pm) in Manhasset, New York

Req Number 001RA6

Job Category Radiologic

Job Description

Performs a variety of 1 st , 2 nd , and 3 rd trimester high risk obstetrical ultrasound studies requiring independent judgment for diagnosis of disease.

Responsibilities Include:

  1. Prepares patient for examination

· Positions patient on examination table for optimum testing procedure and conditions and according to departmental standard operating procedures.

· Explains procedures in easy-to-understand terms based on professional knowledge to relieve patient of pre-testing anxiety

· Sets-up equipment to administer the particular procedure in a timely fashion.

  1. Performs ultrasound procedures including nuchal translucency, ultra- screens, comprehensive anatomical surveys, and fetal doppler studies

· Recognizes the significance of structures visualized in the oscilloscope and differentiates artifacts from normal or pathologic processes.

· Ensures views and images have been obtained and proper techniques have been employed using the real-time systems; determines the need for more extensive evaluations beyond preliminary instructions.

  1. Obtains pertinent diagnostic exam reports for the physician necessary for correlation with the ultrasound scan being performed.

· Consults with referring physician regarding patients’ previous history and the appropriate ultrasonic procedure that is required.

· Correlates clinical history to ascertain that the appropriate procedure is performed.

  1. Monitors patient condition.

· Observes patient during the entire examination.

· Recognizes and promptly reports changes in the patient’s condition and/or motorabnormality complaints by the patient including: fainting, discoloration, etc. in accordance with procedures.

  1. Maintains record and log exams performed

  2. Maintains control of inventory and the purchasing of supplies for the assigned area.

· Checks completeness of purchasing order requisitions

· Reviews stock levels, storage locations and utilization of film inventories

  1. Performs related duties, as required.

*ADA Essential Functions

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Graduated from an approved Ultrasound program and knowledge of anatomy, physiology, physics; or diagnostic ultrasound and familiarity with pertinent medical/surgical disease.

  • Board certification with the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS) in the specialty of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

  • Certification with the Fetal Medicine Foundation (FMF)

  • Certification with Nuchal Translucency Quality Review ( NTQR ) Screening test for Down Syndrome with Nasal Bone certification.