St. John's Riverside Hospital

  • Ultrasound Technologist

    Job ID
    2018-3196
    Facility Name
    Andrus
    Category
    Allied Health
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Hours Per Week
    22.5
    Shift
    Day
    Work Shift
    10a-6p, Tues-Wed-Thur, Work days vary, includes weekends and holidays
    Posted Salary
    $31.965 per hour to $42.638 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 GE 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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