St. John's Riverside Hospital

Ultrasound Technologist - Dobbs Ferry

Job ID
2017-2209
Dobbs Ferry
Category
Allied Health
Position Type
Per Diem
Hours Per Week
0
Shift
Varied
Work Shift
workdays and hours vary includes weekends, holidays and on call coverage
Posted Salary
$30.132 per hour to $40.191 per hour, based on experience

Overview

St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.

 

St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.   

 

St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.

 

Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong

Responsibilities

The Ultrasound Technologist is responsible for performing ultrasound scanning and handles any problems that may arise form patients discomfort to discussing cases with radiologist and referring physicians. Position and transfer patient to and from the ultrasound table using proper safety techniques. Prepare patient for examination and explain procedure to patient while performing study.  Assist physicians during interventional procedures.  Dispose of biomedical waste using CDC and OSHA guidelines.  Maintain cleanliness of examining room and ultrasound machines.  Differentiate artifacts from normal and pathological process.  Correlate clinical history with the test performed.  Prepare study for Radiologist reading utilizing PACS.  Answer phones and give appointment, call floor to transport patient for test.  Maintain adequate room supplies s/respiratory and suction tubing.  Must follow all Federal, State and hospital health safety codes especially in reference to electrical and mechanical safety.  Attend all required hospital in-service programs.  Required address the ages of the patients served and produce expected results of clinical interventions.

Qualifications

Graduate of an approved school for Ultrasound Technology. ARDMS credential required if candidate has minimum of 2 years of experience; vascular registry preferred. Knowledge of Philip Ultrasound unit preferred.  Registered with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.  Manual dexterity for manipulating function of equipment.  Communicate with patients and other Health professionals. Understand written and verbal instructions.  Proficient in the use of MediTech, PACS.

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