Ultrasound Sonographer - $60K-$80K - Rye, NY

Posted on 08-20-2017

 

We are currently seeking a full-time Ultrasound Sonographer in the OB/GYN/Perinatology department for our sites in Westchester County.  The scheduled hours for this position is Monday - Friday:  8am - 4:30pm and occasional Saturdays.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assists the physicians in executing optimum quality ultrasound exams as per the AIUM protocols in a timely efficient manor while obtaining images that support that the diagnosis documented by the interpreting MD.
  • Obtains essential information from patients, medical records and previous exams for clinical correlation.
  • Performs ultrasound scans and provides direct patient care as needed after proper confirmation of study and patient identification.
  • Effectively communicates differentials to interpreting physicians.
  • Generates accurate computerized reports for the physicians’ review.
  • Upon completion of the ultrasound exam, verifying proper documentation in ultrasound reporting system.
  • Ensures that each assigned room is properly stocked and is prepared for smooth daily patient flow.
  • Assists with all aspects of sterile ultrasound guided procedures as directed by the interpreting MD.  Prepares the necessary supplies and paperwork to support the physician for sterile procedures.
  • Observes and follows safety procedures including universal precautions.  Maintains proper HIPPA compliance while maintaining a familiarity to any changes regarding technology and the safety for self, patients and visitors.
  • Operates the equipment to acquire a variety of imaging results, reports deficiencies to the proper personnel for rectification of any concerns.
  • Reviews work schedule with Ultrasound Coordinator to assure workload coverage.  Assists with back-up coverage for any unscheduled PTO call outs.

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program
  • Active Registry by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (RDMS)
  • Minimum of 2 years in General/OB/GYN/High Risk ultrasound experience required
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Travels to all sites (OB/GYN General/High Risk) to provide coverage when needed

 

(LW)