Mount Sinai Careers

Ultrasound Technologist

New York, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

Mount Sinai Health System Careers

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Our multidisciplinary approach to patient care defines us as an organization. Contributing to our world-renowned reputation is the dedication of allied health professionals. Working collaboratively with nurses and physicians, our allied health providers are valued partners providing diagnostic and therapeutic extensions of care on a daily basis. Mount Sinai’s allied health team members work side-by-side with global leaders in health care to create a patient-focused network of services that support healing in our local communities and around the globe.

 

Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with wearing the badge? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of unrivaled patient care!

 
What You’ll Do:
  • 1.     Performs diagnostic ultrasound examinations as referred by physicians

    2.     Performs routine sonographic procedures following departmental protocols

    3.     Assists, prepares and positions patients as required to perform sonographic procedures

    4.     Evaluates sonographic images for technical and diagnostic acceptability

    5.     Maintains ultrasound imaging equipment in clean and good working condition; reports equipment problems to supervisor

    6.     Assists in training of ultrasound students

    7.     Maintains supplies and accessories in the procedure room as required

    8.     Assists physicians directly as required

    9.     Prepares sterile fields and trays pertinent to particular sonographic procedures

    10.  Assists in the orientation and training of new staff sonographers

    11.  Assists in the training and development of technical staff

    12.  Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area


 


What You’ll Bring:
  • Graduate of an accredited ultrasound program.

  • Requires assisting patients to and from ultrasound tables; requires transporting mobile ultrasound equipment to patient units.

  • Certified by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers required.  Current CPR certification.

  • Minimum of one year experience.

 

Do you share our dedication to extraordinary service and have what it takes to wear the badge? Apply now!

 

Who We Are:

Over 35,000 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 hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel 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 committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

 

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


Position Title: Ultrasound Technologist
RESPONSIBILITIES
A. Clinical/Technical/Service 
1. Performs diagnostic ultrasound examinations as referred by physicians
2. Performs routine sonographic procedures following departmental protocols
3. Assists, prepares and positions patients as required to perform sonographic procedures
4. Evaluates sonographic images for technical and diagnostic acceptability
5. Maintains ultrasound imaging equipment in clean and good working condition; reports equipment problems to supervisor
6. Assists in training of ultrasound students
7. Maintains supplies and accessories in the procedure room as required
8. Assists physicians directly as required
9. Prepares sterile fields and trays pertinent to particular sonographic procedures
10. Assists in the orientation and training of new staff sonographers
11. Assists in the training and development of technical staff
12. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area
      Age Specific Competencies (Neonate/Infant, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric)
a. Identifies physical, behavioral and emotional characteristics typical for the age group
b. Modifies approaches based on patient age-specific needs and responses to treatment
c. Provides care for patients based on age-specific needs
d. Uses communication techniques which are age appropriate
B. Organizational/Managerial
13. Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities
14. Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information
15. Observes the Health Care System’s compliance policies
C. Educational/Professional Development
16. Participates in the development of other staff members
17. Meets regulatory, licensure and annual health assessment requirements
18. Identifies learning strengths and needs
19. Utilizes learning resources
D. Communication/Relationships
20. Demonstrates a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude in dealing with patients, families and significant others
21. Displays courtesy, tact and patience during interactions with all members of the hospital staff and extended community
22. Adheres to Continuum’s legal and ethical standards
23. May be required to perform other duties as assigned
Items 1-22 are essential functions of this position under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Continuum Health Partners is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that is strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences
EDUCATION REQUIRED
Graduate of an accredited ultrasound program.
EXPERIENCES AND/OR SKILLS REQUIRED
Minimum of one year experience.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Certified by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers required.  Current CPR certification.
JOB HAZARDS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Requires assisting patients to and from ultrasound tables; requires transporting mobile ultrasound equipment to patient units.