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Sonographer

Exeter Hospital


Location:
Exeter, New Hampshire 03833
Date:
07/06/2017
2017-07-062038-01-18
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Shift:
1st Shift
Categories:
  • Healthcare
Exeter Hospital
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Job Details

Exeter Hospital has a full time opporutity for a Sonographer.  Under the administrative direction of the Director of Diagnostic Imaging and the clinical direction of the Radiologist/Team Leader, the Sonographer performs ultrasound examinations which includes the operation of real-time imaging equipment.  Previous OB and Breast experience.


Hours:  Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm;  
every other Saturday & Sunday 7am - 7:30pm; holiday rotation


Major Responsibilities:

  1. Review medical record for patient history and supporting clinical data. Explain procedure to patient; provide patient support and comfort. Select equipment and imaging parameters to facilitate optimum diagnostic studies.
  2. Operate ultrasound equipment to perform examination. Display broad knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy; pathology and/or physiological data to obtain optimal studies. Constantly evaluate accuracy and quality of scan results.
  3. Select and record preliminary study results; make pertinent measurements and label accordingly. Present study to Radiologist for interpretation.
  4. Consult with Radiologists about unusual scans and the need for rescanning; assist with interpretation.
  5. Maintain ultrasound equipment. Recognize malfunctions and the need for service; assure quality control procedures are maintained.
  6. Order and maintain supplies. Maintain orderliness of ultrasound suites.
  7. Instruct and oversee students; staff; and physicians in units operations as needed.
  8. Perform assigned duties associated with interventional procedures.
  9. May perform reception/clerk duties for the Ultrasound section.
  10. Demonstrate competency in the use of all applicable aspects of the computer information system.

Requirements

 

  • Associate's degree or equivalent experience
  • Ultrasound Tech - RDMS or eligible
  • Must be certified/registered within 18 mths of DOH CPR certified within 90 days of hire
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