Ultrasound Sonographer Reg I

  • Tower Health
  • West Reading, PA 19611, USA
  • Mar 06, 2021

Job Description

Responsibilities

The sonographer performs Ultrasound procedures according to established protocol to obtain diagnostic information as ordered by a licensed physician or their designated health care provider. The Sonographer provides information to the patient about the purpose of the ultrasound procedure and responds to the patient's questions and concerns. The Sonographer recognizes the patient's individuality and provides quality care in a non-judgmental and non-discriminatory manner using professional and ethical judgment. The diagnostic medical sonographer maintains continued competence through lifelong learning, which includes continuing education, acquisition of specialty specific credentials, and recredentialing. The diagnostic sonographer working in the department of Radiology is required to perform diverse imaging across the spectrum of sonography.

Qualifications

Education Requirements
  • Post High School Diploma Program

Experience
  • Relevant Experience

Certification and Licensure
  • BLS Certification
  • American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) (OB or AB and RVT) or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) RT(S) and RT(VS)
  • ARDMS OR ARRT (S) if hired as a new graduate, must achieve Vascular Certification within 24 months of graduation
  • ARDMS or ARRT (S) hired as a experienced sonographer with 2 years or more experience must acheive Vascular certification within 12 months of hire

Required Skills
  • Collaborative Skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Excellent Communications Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent Teamwork Skills
  • Listening Skills
  • Medical Terminology
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Multitasking