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Technologist, Ultrasound (NonReg) Per Diem East End Cardiology/Riverhead location

Company: NYU Langone Health
Location: Riverhead
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Job Description:

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Technologist, Ultrasound (Non-Registered) Per Diem.

In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for the independent operation of sonographic equipment, and for performing diagnostic examinations using sonography. The Ultrasound Technologist may be responsible depending on work location for daily operations of the sonographic laboratory, patient schedule, equipment maintenance, reports of equipment failures, and quality assessment (QA). The sonographer maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase their level of understanding & knowledge of the field, disease(s), and new procedures as they evolve.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operates Ultrasound equipment to take diagnostic images of specific body areas/parts as ordered. Produces diagnostic images for interpretation by physician. Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of Ultrasound equipment.
  • Prepares patient using proper positioning and/or immobilizing patients and giving them proper instructions regarding procedure. Quality review of the technologists images fall within guidelines of departmental SOP. Technologist is observed to give clear and concise instruction to the patient before beginning an exam.
  • Accurately utilizes the PACS system to make images available to the physician for interpretation. Technologist creates a minimum number of exceptions.
  • Accurately utilizes systems. Enters proper exam coding. Arrives and completes exams in a timely fashion.
  • Assists in the care and maintenance of facilities, equipment, and supplies. Reports any equipment problems or malfunctions to the supervisor in a timely fashion.
  • Instructs and supervises ultrasound students in a clinical practicum. Works with the ultrasound student to perform exams as well as performing individual image evaluation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify, you must have a Technical Diploma and be a Graduate from an accredited two-year Ultrasound Program required. Ability to effectively operate sonographic equipment. Ability to evaluate sonograms in order to acquire appropriate diagnostic information. Must be registered for Registered Diagnostic Sonographer OR Registered Vascular Technologist within 1 year of Hire. Ability to follow established departmental procedures. Ability to work efficiently and cope with emergency situations. Emotional and physical health sufficient to meet the demands of the position. Strength sufficient to: lift some patients, move heavy equipment on wheels (up to approx. 500 lbs), and to move patients in wheelchairs and stretchers. Ability to maintain prolonged arm positions necessary for scanning.

Preferred Qualifications:
Associate's degree in related field. 3-5 years of Ultrasound experience. 3-5 Years OB/GYN, small parts and/or vascular experience.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.

Keywords: NYU Langone Health, New Haven , Technologist, Ultrasound (NonReg) Per Diem East End Cardiology/Riverhead location, Other , Riverhead, Connecticut

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