CDI Sonographer in Springfield, Massachusetts

As a Sonographer/Ultrasound Technologist you will independently operate sonographic equipment, and perform and communicate the results of diagnostic examinations using sonography. This is a part time position working Monday-Friday 4:30pm-7:30pm. Taking a patient centered approach, you will assure that services are provided within professional standards and that a high standard of medical ethics is maintained. You'll also remain self-motivated to increase your level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Creates a positive experience for every customer, every day by believing in and practicing The Experience

(85%) Sonographic Examination

  • Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic sonography examinations, including breast, ABI and a full range of other sonography examinations
  • Screens patient before exam for any precautions or contraindications pertaining to the examination
  • Obtains and reviews the requisition for examination in order to be aware of information such as procedure requested, clinical history, patient condition or any other special requirements
  • Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record, and adapt procedures as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images
  • Uses independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate between normal and pathologic findings
  • Independently initiates additional ultrasound imaging procedures to facilitate optimum diagnostic results (e.g., endovaginal exam, Doppler, etc.)
  • Analyses sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history, and communicates findings to the appropriate physician
  • Maintains positive attitude and working relationships with radiologists, referring offices and other associates and peers
  • Converses with doctors, nurses, patients and family members as required
  • Accurately maintains patient records within Radiology Information System (RIS)
  • Provides interpreting physician with an oral or written summary of technical findings
  • Identifies problems, secures relevant data to identify possible causes; generates alternative courses of action and possible consequences
  • Assists with the daily operations of the sonographic laboratory
  • Maintains an orderly and clean work area promoting good safety habits for patients and co-workers

(10%) Operational Support

  • Demonstrates responsibility and accuracy for electronic data entry and maintenance
  • Completes exam billing
  • Maintains ultrasound equipment and work area, and maintains adequate supplies
  • Participates in continuous quality improvements activities
  • Assists with training new associates, providing resource and technical expertise
  • Establishes and maintains ethical working relationships and good rapport with all interrelating hospitals and referring physicians
  • Helps supervisor gain support for unit goals and plans

(5%) Performs other duties as assigned

Required:

  • Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program or Cardiovascular Technology Program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • Active certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in the specialty(ies) as appropriate
  • Advanced registry in Abdomen and OB

Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Advanced registry in Vascular and Breast imaging
  • Bilingual

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