Mount Sinai Careers

Per Diem Ultrasound Technologist

Long Island City, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

Under general supervision of licensed physicians and/or Ultrasound Supervisor, performs and/or assists in performing ultrasound examinations in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures. Sets up, adjusts, and operates sonography equipment. Responds to patients' needs as required. Maintains. cleanliness of equipment and general working areas, stocking clinical supplies. Ensures proper operation of sonographic equipment. Provides instruction to medical students and residents. Provides care to patients of all ages in the form of diagnostic testing.

 

-Job requires a minimum level of knowledge ordinarily acquired through completion of a Bachelor' s degree or equivalent NYS-accredited training program in order to learn abdominal, OB/GYN, vascular neuro-trans-rectal or vaginal sonography, anatomy, physiology and biology.

-Prior work experience of 6 months is desired in order to gain familiarity on-the-job with administration of ultrasound testing. Should be familiar with the sonographic equipment such as ATL, Acuson and Diasonics, Phillips, GE. New Ultrasound technologist require period of 30 days in order to orient themselves to techniques and work area.
-Good analytical skills necessary for handling of ultrasound patients during administration of diagnostic testing. Must be able to appropriately assess the correct action to take during testing, while being cognizant of patient well-being.
-Good interpersonal manner important during delivery of patient care in order to ensure harmonious provision of ultrasound examinations and testing.
-Work requires manual dexterity for use of sonographic equipment and instruments. Light lifting of clinical supplies may be required. Adequate physical strength required for positioning of patients and equipment during examinations.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.
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