PURPOSEThe Ultrasound Technologist is responsible for performing all established ultrasound procedures. Considers age-related factors in care, treatment, education and evaluation of patients ranging from neonates to geriatrics. Applies knowledge of age-related factors appropriately in accordance with professional standards and departmental policies and procedures. Perform procedures safely and observes universal precautions at all times. Pursues professional development for the continual improvement of patient care. Performs related work as required.JOB RELATIONSHIPReports to Director of Radiology.QUALIFICATIONSEducation: Graduate of program in Ultrasound Technology approved by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association or documented equivalent education, experience, and training. Licensure: RDMS Experience: Ability to perform Ultrasound procedures following accepted standards and protocols. HOURS OF WORKAs scheduled by Department Director to ensure appropriate coverage of department services. Must be able to work weekends as scheduled. Participates in on-call requirements as per department policy.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSExerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Positional tasks may include frequent walking, standing, kneeling, crouching, stooping and dexterity.WORKING CONDITIONSThis job classification has occasional occupational exposure to infectious diseases, bloodborne pathogens, hazardous chemicals, noxious odors, latex and musculoskeletal injuries.REQUIRED YEARLY INSERVICES Fire Safety; Electrical Safety; Hazardous Materials; Infection Control; Body Mechanics.
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