Ultrasound Technician / Sonographer

Recruiter
Maxim Healthcare Services
Location
Danbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 21, 2016
Closes
Sep 23, 2016
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Description:

We are looking for Ultrasound Technicians/Sonographers to perform a variety of specialized technical tasks utilizing high frequency ultrasound waves to assist with the detection of anatomical abnormalities.

Responsibilities
Perform a variety ofcomplex specialized tasks utilizing ultrasonic high frequency sound waves to detect abnormalities including masses, abscesses, and stones. Assist physicians with biopsy procedures, guiding biopsy instrument using sonographic techniques.
Utilize accessory equipment such as transducers, multi-format cameras, printers, and PACS workstations.
Prepare patients for procedures, explain procedures to patients. Report changes in patient condition to medical staff. Provide an oral and written summary of preliminary findings to the radiologist. Evaluate quality of sonograms. Determine if additional sonograms or ultrasound procedures are indicated.
Maintain patient records in division.
Charge procedures and supplies in RIS. Archive and de-archive ultrasound data. Orient new
Ultra-sonographers; provide education and training to new sonographers. Perform other related duties incidental to the work therein.
Perform a variety of complex specialized tasks utilizing ultrasonic high frequency sound waves to detect abnormalities including masses, abscesses, and stones.
Assist physicians with biopsy procedures, guiding biopsy instrument using sonographic techniques. Perform ultrasound procedures, doppler vascular examinations, abdominal studies and color-flow ultrasound, OB-GYN procedures as required.
Utilize accessory equipment such as selective transducers, multi-format cameras, printers, and PACS workstations.
Prepare patients for procedures, explain procedures to patients. Report changes in patient condition to medical staff. Provide an oral and written summary of preliminary findings to the radiologist.
Evaluate quality of sonograms. Determine if additional sonograms or ultrasound procedures are indicated.
Maintain patient records in division.
Collaborate in quality control of equipment and filming and obtains service as required.
Proficient in the performance of ultrasound procedures.
Provide direction and instruction to existing personnel and training to new sonographers.
Act in a team leader or leadership capacity on an as needed basis.
Ensure correct charging of ultrasound procedures and supplies on a daily basis.
Other Ultrasound Technicians/Sonographer duties as assigned

Qualifications
A certification from an accredited ultrasound/sonography school related field preferred.
Minimum of one year of experience as an ultrasound technician/sonographer preferred.
Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Current BLS card.
Current TB test or chest x-ray.
Current physical exam per state or Ultrasound Technicians/Sonographer contract requirements.
Successfully pass all Maxim screening exams with a score of 80% or greater.
Must meet all of Maxim's pre-employment screening requirements

Benefits
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our caregivers are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer them the following benefits:
Competitive Pay & weekly paychecks
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
401(k) savings plan
Continuous professional and clinical training
Awards and recognition programs

*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.

Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Recruiter's Name:Michael Johnson

Recruiter's Title:Recruiter

Recruiter's Email: topics: dean, department, diag, sono, sonographer, sonographer ultrasound, sound, ultra, ultrasonographer, vascular