Under direct supervision, performs procedures related to the application of high frequency ultrasonic waves to patients in the diagnosis of a variety of diseases.
According to the level of experience and under direct supervision, performs basic ultrasound procedures utilizing a variety of equipment and techniques in accordance with established clinical practice standards, guidelines and protocols. Prepares patients for examinations. May perform routine maintenance on the equipment. Ensures that the exam room is clean and ready for the next patient. Ensures proper labeling of ultrasound recordings.
Graduation from an accredited Diagnostic Ultrasound Technology program.
Six (6) months of experience working at OU Medical System as a Sonographer Tech Student or have at least 208 clinical hours in Sonography.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology. Knowledge of ultrasound techniques and ultrasound equipment. Ability to perform ultrasound examinations. Ability to communicate effectively with patients and healthcare team members.
Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation):
Requires frequent bending, crouching, pulling, moving and lifting of patients and equipment. Requires ability to push/pull up to 100 pounds and to lift/carry up to 20 pounds. Requires ability to stand for up to 2 hours per day, sit for 2-3 hours per day and walk for 3-4 hours per day. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate equipment. Requires clarity of vision sufficient to read equipment monitors, reports and to observe status of patient. Working conditions include frequent exposure to caustic chemicals, blood, body fluids and communicable diseases. Working conditions include very frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts, potential electrical shock, sharp objects and the requirement of frequent, repetitive motions.
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