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Ultrasound Technologist - Radiology - Full-Time

Westmed Medical Group • Stamford, CT

Posted 20 hours ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Healthcare - Health Services
Health Care

Job Description

Position Summary
Westmed Medical Group is currently seeking a full-time Ultrasound Technologist in our Radiology department for our Stamford, CT site.  The scheduled days and hours for this position is Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm.  Under the general supervision of the Director of Diagnostic Imaging and Ultrasound Supervisor, the Technologist assists the Radiologist in diagnosis and treatment of patients within Westmed by performing ultrasounds of excellent imaging quality.  

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities
  • Ultrasound technologists must follow physicians’ orders precisely and conform to regulations
  • Prepare and assist patients for ultrasound procedures as requested by a physician
  • Obtains essential information from patients, medical records, and previous scans for clinical correlation
  • Verify proper patient identification on the study and route it to PACS
  • Helps patient transfer to the sono exam table and ensures adequate immobilization to perform the scan
  • Performs patient care tasks eg. removing excess gel from patient
  • Operate the equipment to acquire a variety of imaging results  
  • Obtain diagnostic sonographic images by scanning the appropriate body part of the patient
  • Maintains a daily log of patients seen
  • Monitor patient reaction to treatment and changes in physical or mental status, reporting change to the appropriate person
  • Provide patient care with dignity and respect for the individual. Educate patients about the procedures to be performed including Biopsy procedures
  • Practice sterile technique and prevent cross contamination
  • Obtain optimum quality images through employment of proper anatomical positioning, probe and frequency selection as designed by the radiologists
  • Observe and follow safety procedures including universal precautions
  • Carry out quality control checks on equipment, reporting deficiencies to proper personnel for action
  • Keep familiar with changes regarding technology and safety for self, patients, and visitors
  • Place the demographic information in the reading room for interpretation

Required Qualifications
  • Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program     
  • Active certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in the specialty as appropriate
  • Current compliance with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements for specialty as appropriate 
  • Must be flexible to travel to all WESTMED Medical Group sites in Westchester and Fairfield County

Company Overview
Westmed Medical Group is a large, award-winning multi-specialty medical practice, with headquarters in Purchase, NY. It is staffed by a team of over 500 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers who are dedicated to providing coordinated, efficient and the highest quality of patient care at its 13 locations in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT. The practice, known for its one-stop-shopping medical experience for patients, uses state-of-the-art systems and has a national reputation for measured healthcare excellence. Westmed offers 60+ medical specialties and currently has over 1,000 employees.  Our mission is to be your trusted partner in comprehensive, lifelong care.  The foundation for service excellence at Westmed Medical Group starts with the patient experience and focusing on the complete total care of our patients. Westmed is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Medical Home, the highest achievable level.  Westmed has been one of 480 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) nationwide since 2012, and was ranked a Fortune® 2017 Best Workplaces in Healthcare and in New York State.
 
Here at Westmed Medical Group, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being “Smart' & “Nice'. Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations while providing the best quality care to our patients.
 
We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see Westmed physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more.  Westmed Medical Group has also been GreatRated! as a Great Place to Work, the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures.
 

 
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Job ID: 1649
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