JOB TITLE: ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGIST
BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: Works under general supervision in performing a variety of diagnostic ultrasound and general radiology procedures according to departmental protocol as requested by the physician order. Assists radiologists and physicians as requested. Ultrasound procedures include abdominal, retroperitoneal, OB/GYN, peripheral vascular doppler scans, other anatomical areas as required, and interventional procedures (i.e., cyst aspirations, biopsies). Maintains established organization and department policies, procedures, objectives, QA, and safety policies.
Requires a complete understanding of Anatomy, Physiology, Physics, radiation protection, principles of radiographic exposure, a complete understanding of axial anatomy, physiology, and physics of ultrasound, which is normally acquired through completion of an approved program of Medical Radiologic Technology with additional formal training in Ultrasonography
Must be registered American Registry of Radiological Technologists (A.R.R.T.) as well as certified as a Diagnostic Radiation Operator by the State of Indiana.
Ultrasound certification is preferred
One year's experience in Ultrasonography is acceptable in lieu of formal training.
In order to qualify for on-the-job training, 2 years hospital Staff Radiological Technologist experience is required.
American Heart Association BLS required
Hours/Days may vary
Highest Education Level Required:
High School or Equivalent
Required Licenses And Certificates:
AMERICAN REGISTRY OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST
LICENSED RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST
BASIC LIFE SUPPORT
Optional Licenses And Certificates:
AMERICAN REGISTRY FOR DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY (Preferred)