• Performs all requested sonographic examinations as ordered by the attending physician. Acquires and analyzes data obtained using ultrasound and related diagnostic technologies. Meets examination components as defined by ultrasound department’s Policy and Procedures regarding examination guidelines.
• Uses independent judgment and systematic problem-solving methods to produce high quality diagnostic information and optimize patient care. Reports equipment failures to the appropriate supervisor or staff member.
• Generates reports on the PACS system, works with the attending physician to visualize sonographic examinations.
• Provides summary findings to the physician to aid in patient diagnosis and management. Prepares accurate and comprehensive preliminary reports and contacts referring physicians when required, according to established procedures.
• Organizes daily work schedule and performs related clerical duties as required. Responsible for room preparation and clean-up, and equipment sterilization as needed.
• Assumes responsibility for the safety and well-being of all patients in the sonographic area. Escorts patients to an examination room or lobby upon completion of the sonographic examination.
• Addresses patient care issues as they arise and makes decisions to appropriately resolve the problems. Coordinates with other staff to assure appropriate patient care is provided.
• Recognizes and responds to emergencies, obtaining assistance from and/or referring to physicians when appropriate.
• Promotes, establishes, and maintains open and effective communications with all members of Women’s Health. Serves as communication liaison between the physician and the patient.
This position provides patient care.