Echosonographer - Mt. Vernon
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Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Performs diagnostic procedures to assess cardiac structures and hemodynamics in accordance with accepted protocols. This position performs either adult or pediatric echosonography.
Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
Performs appropriate diagnostic procedures, records patient test results and reports results.
Monitors patient comfort and safety during tests, alerting physicians to abnormalities or changes in patient responses.
Maintains adequate supplies and verifies all equipment is in proper working condition; reports deficiencies and failures.
Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately.
Ensures all activities comply with regulatory agency standards.
Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).
Assists in maintaining a clean and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area and any other areas in department.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.