Under the direction of the Ultrasound Team Leader, performs a variety of Ultrasound procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail.
1. Performs all Ultrasound techniques and examinations according to the procedures determined by the Radiologists.
* Selects proper transducer and application for the specified type of ultrasound exam.
* Produces optimal sonographic images for diagnostic interpretation 100% of the time.
* Selects proper technical factors and operates US equipment as directed 100% of the time.
* Provides protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards to ensure the well being of patients, hospital personnel, general public and self while performing duties 100% of the time.
* Maintains constant attention to patient assigned to sonographer for the examination 100% of the time.
2. Maintains records of exams.
* Responsible for proper identification on images including patient identification and patient demographics 100% of the time.
* Maintains appropriate records of examination 100% of the time.
* Maintains the integrity and efficiency of the Radiology Information System 100% of the time.
* Thorough knowledge of the Department's Picture Archiving System as applicable to ultrasound.
3. Conducts self in a professional manner.
* Subject to on-call status including weekends and holidays.
* Refers to the Radiology Manager any unresolved problems relating to staffing, morale, work methods, discipline and other activities 100% of the time.
* Promotes professionalism, continuing education and staff development 100% of the time.
* Participates in the formal in-service program provided for Radiology Complex.
* Responsible for back-up and emergency coverage at any satellite office such as KOP site.
4. Responsible for maintaining the continuing education required for this position.
* Completes all on-line Mandatory education required by hospital
* Obtains 6 CE credits/year
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
ARDMS - Am Regit-Diag Med Sonography
Required Education and Experience
Graduate of an accredited Ultrasound program. Pediatric experience desirable.
Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
A minimum of two years of Ultrasound experience preferred.
Additional Technical Requirements
* Knowledge of all types of Ultrasound imaging
* Knowledge of Radiology Information Systems
* Provides Family Centered Care
* Integrates knowledge and assessment of child and family (Age- Specific Competency)
* Ability to work independent of supervision
* Good organizational skills
* Excellent phone etiquette and communication skills
* Able to handle multiple tasks
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
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