Ultrasound Technologist demonstrates competency in performing all ultrasound exams, ensuring proficiency in producing technical and diagnostic scans for interpretation. Positions patient and equipment and produce an appropriate recording. The Ultrasound Technician is responsible for processing and transmission of Images to PACS.
Selects appropriate equipment for use in ultrasound setup, following exam specifications.
Explains exam to patient. Instructs and assists the patient in assuming physical position for exam.
Able to assess patient pain interfering with procedure- makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
Modifies patient positioning techniques and / or views relative to the patient’s physical and cognitive abilities.
Utilize optimum technical factors to maximize resolution sets high personal standards for image quality.
Completes examination worksheets completely and accurately.
Work pace is consistent with the standards of other workers. Is able to assist Radiologist with procedures by having all supplies and equipment ready.
Takes care of patients’ physical, psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual needs from neonate to geriatric.
Transports and positions patients accurately for all phases of diagnostic ultrasound.
Covers patients while during exam and while transporting them.
Maintains on-call response time within hospital policy. Maybe required to use a pager while on standby.