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Ultrasound Technologist (Per Diem)

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:



Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticuts most comprehensive healthcare network.

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute (HHC CI) is a certified member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance. Through the bi-directional collaboration facilitated by this partnership, community providers are better positioned to provide state-of-the-art, evidence-based cancer care to improve the lives of cancer patients. Together, the Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering are staying ahead of cancer.

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute focuses on offering our cancer patients an unparalleled network of coordinated services all under one roof. Our system of care includes a truly integrated team with the most talented, experienced, and compassionate caregivers and physicians, backed by the latest cutting-edge technology.

The Ultrasound Technologist performs diagnostic procedures on patients using ultrasound waves to examine tissue and body structure, providing quality images to radiologists and physicians for interpretation. Responsibilities include but, are not limited to the following:

  • Sets up and adjusts all equipment and manually maneuvers transducers to perform exams.
  • Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures.
  • Performs routine and complex studies and assists physician in a variety of imaging procedures.
  • Recognizes significant structures, artifacts, pathology and equipment limitations.
  • Performance of sterile processing of equipment.
  • Follows protocols and or physician specific orders. Reviews prior images/reports/patient history as needed.
  • Participate in various teaching and mentoring of ultrasound students.
  • Able to perform on all age groups from infant to adult/geriatric.
  • Organizes processed images, measurements, calculations and other data in a logical sequence for presentation to the physician for interpretation. Consults with the physician as applicable regarding the quality of images and data obtained.



Qualifications :

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program


Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Registered Radiology Technician specializing in Sonography credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
  • One or more of the following:
    • Medical Sonographer credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic
    • Medical Sonography (ARDMS)


Experience:

  • Minimum of one year competency in diagnostic medical sonography preferred.
  • Proficient in real time, color flow, doppler, transvaginal, biopsies, interventional procedures.
  • Specific levels of knowledge in the following subspecialties, small parts, abdomen, obstetrics, gynecology, peripheral doppler, vascular (carotids).


We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

Keywords: Hartford HealthCare, Bridgeport , Ultrasound Technologist (Per Diem), Other , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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