ULTRASOUND SUPERVISOR

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Oversees the day-to-day operations of the technical staff.  He/She will implement policies and procedures relative to safe and effective practice as determined by federal, state and city regulations.  Responsibility will include orienting and training of staff as well as coordination of ultrasound equipment maintenance and repairs. 

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities                                                                                            

    1.     Plans work schedules and assign duties to maintain adequate staffing levels, to ensure that activities are performed effectively.

    2.     Participates in the development and implementation of policies and procedures relative to safe and competent practice. 

    3.     Ensures ultrasound staff licensure is in effect and compliant.

    4.     Monitors tagging and operation of all ultrasound equipment, arranges for repair or calibration as necessary. 

    5.     Decides which images to include, looking for differences between healthy and pathological areas.

    6.     Observes screen during scan to ensure that image produced is satisfactory for diagnostic purposes, making adjustments to equipment as required.

    7.     Observes and cares for patients throughout examinations to ensure their safety and comfort.

    8.     Provides sonogram and oral or written summary of technical findings to physician for use in medical diagnosis.

    9.     Operates ultrasound equipment to produce and record images of the motion, shape and composition of blood, organs, tissues and bodily masses such as fluid accumulations.

    10.  Selects appropriate equipment settings and adjust patient positions to obtain the best sites and angles.

    11.  Determines whether scope of exam should be extended, based on findings.

    12.  Processes and code film from procedures and complete appropriate documentation.

    13.  Obtains and record accurate patient history, including prior test results and information from physical examinations.

    14.  Prepares patient for exam by explaining procedure, transferring them to ultrasound table, scrubbing skin and applying gel, and positioning them properly.

    15.  Performs other related duties.

     

     

    Education Requirements                                                                                                                

    Bachelor’s degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography or equivalent experience

     

     

    Experience Requirements                                                                                                                 


    3 years experience as Sonographer

     

     

    Licensing and Certification Requirements (if applicable)                                                          

    Certified Sonographer by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARMDS) and/or

    American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)

                                                                                       

    Computer Skills                                                                                                                               

    MS Office Suite (please check one):  (basic)    (intermediate)   (advanced) 

    Other:

     

    General Skills and Competencies                                                                                                  

    Knowledge of all equipment used to perform ultrasound


    Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when teaching or training staff.

     

 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
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. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

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