Ultrasonographer
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System - Howell, MI

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UNIT DESCRIPTION

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System offers a full range of radiology services including interventional procedures. The radiologists and staff combine their clinical expertise with leading-edge technologies to provide expert care to our patients.

SUMMARY

Performs a variety of specialized ultrasound procedures to obtain quality images for diagnostic interpretation. Ensures work areas are maintained in a clean and orderly condition and participates in educational programs.

Reviews patients' charts and results from previous ultrasound examinations or other diagnostic studies, records patients' personal and medical information. Explains ultrasound procedures to patients in order to allay apprehensions and elicit cooperation using care, courtesy, tact, and empathy.

Reviews requests for ultrasound procedures, using patient history and condition, physician recommendations, departmental guidelines and personal judgment to determine appropriate images and measurements to be obtained.

Performs diagnostic procedures by adjusting, manipulating and controlling a variety of complex ultrasound equipment and accessories. Demonstrates and applying knowledge of techniques, procedures, processes, equipment and materials and human anatomy to provide optimum images for interpretation.

Consults with the radiologist, and experienced associates to determine the need for additional images for comprehensive interpretation. Performs necessary re-imaging. Collects and forwards completed examinations, including patient history, images, and data to the appropriate location(s) for interpretation.

Applicants should have demonstrable experience performing general scanning, abdominal work, Lob/gyn, small parts, vascular imaging, carotid, DVT.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Completion of an approved ultrasound training program required. Experience is required.

Successful candidate will be subject to mandatory vaccinations/immunizations unless they qualify for an available exemption.

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