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Ultrasonographer (FT), Radiology-Ultrasound

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Lebanon, NH Full-Time
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Ultrasonographer sign on incentives: up to $7500

 

At Dartmouth-Hitchcock, our Sonographers practice with committed Radiology professionals, Obstetricians, Gynecologists and Urologists in one of the most technologically advanced settings in the country.   The ideal candidate for this Ultrasonographer role will be asked to perform a variety of highly technical Ultrasound exams and procedures requiring advanced technical skills and understanding of complicated requests from specialized clinics.

Our Sonographers perform at the highest potential of their license, performing complex examinations such as high risk gynecological, obstetrics, infertility and general imaging on the newest GE & Philips ultrasound systems available. 

We work in a team atmosphere to provide excellent patient care in a stimulating and collegial environment.  Our management team is committed the excellence and ongoing professional development. 

Candidates should be graduates of an A.M.A. approved allied health program and have certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support. 

Successful completion of the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) certification is required.  OB experience is preferred but we are willing to train the right candidate to further enhance imaging skills in High Risk Obstetrics. 

Please include a resume and cover letter for this position in addition to the job application.

Responsibilities: A listing of the key responsibilities:

  1. Selects equipment and imaging modalities, position and prep, to facilitate optimum diagnostic studies.

  2. Operates ultrasonography equipment to perform examination.  Evaluates accuracy and quality of scan results.  Reviews patient record for prior findings/test results to aid in determining exam completeness.

  3. Selects and record preliminary study results.  Prepares preliminary reports using department-specific structured reporting system.

  4. Takes measurements and labels them.

  5. Gathers and communicates ultrasound findings to the physician for interpretation.

  6. Consults with Radiologist about unusual scans and need for re-scanning.

  7. Performs transducer decontamination and maintains log entries, reporting any discrepancies to the Education Coordinator.

  8. Performs duties associated with interventional (biopsy) procedures.

  9. Modifies billing fields to reflect the exam being performed.

  10. Instructs and oversees students, residents, and physician staff in unit’s operations.

  11. Maintains Ultrasonography equipment.  Recognizes malfunctions and/or need for servicing.  Ensures quality control procedures are maintained and maintains orderliness of ultrasound laboratory.

  12. Performs other duties as required or assigned.

*External hires only and certain conditions apply

Keywords: ultrasound, technician, diagnostic medical sonographer


MinimumQualifications:

  • Graduate of accredited program forDiagnostic Medical Sonography and registry eligible required.

  • Minimum one (1) year of experienceperforming a wide range of general and specialty ultrasound exams preferred.

  • Experience in high-risk OB, advancedabdominal imaging, complex infertility, and guided biopsies preferred.

  • Required to obtain Registered DiagnosticMedical Sonography (RDMS) certification within 6 months of employment; andAbdomen (AB) specialty required within 1 year of employment.

  • Must maintain active certification bythe American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in specialtyareas.

  • Possesses a broad knowledge ofcross-sectional anatomy, pathology and/or physiological data.

  • Competent in Ultrasound reportingsystems.

RequiredLicensure/Certification Skills:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificaterequired.

  • Licensed by the Board of Medical Imagingand Radiation Therapy in the state of New Hampshire.


 

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Ultrasound
Radiology
Medical Ultrasonography
Pathology
Urology
Biopsies
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