Location: Chicago, IL
Duration: 3 Months Contract Assignment
Shift: AM / PM / NOC
- An ultrasound technician helps Doctors and other Health professionals diagnose patients' ailments. He or she operates special equipment that uses high-frequency sound waves to record images of internal organs. Other job titles for this occupation include ultrasound tech, diagnostic medical sonographer, or sonographer.
- Ultrasound technicians work directly with patients and physicians. They may specialize in obstetric and gynecologic, abdominal, breast, vascular, or cardiac sonography.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Prepare the exam room and ultrasound equipment to conduct examinations Assist radiologists as needed with ultrasound-guided biopsies and vascular ultrasound procedures
- Recognize and record the appropriate anatomy and pathology using sonographic equipment
- Care properly for sonography equipment and report equipment failure
- Write reports based upon the scan results and completion
- Alert appropriate medical staff of any abnormalities that need immediate attention
- Work independently or with minimal supervision and as part of a team
- Display a good work ethic and friendly and cheerful disposition
- Maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality
- Performs all ultrasound techniques and examinations, abdominal scans, retroperitoneal scans, obstetrics and gynecology scans.
- Prepares written documentation as required by the profession and the department, such as evaluation results, individualizes treatment plans, progress reports, and other such reports such as incident reports and ancillary sheets.
- Graduate of an accredited Diagnostic Ultrasound Program recognized by ARRT or ARDMS.
- Must possess a current registry or registry eligible with the American Registry of Medical Sonography (ARDMS).
- Flexibility in scheduling, ability to rotate shifts and coverage for weekends and holidays.