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Sonographer - Per Diem - Days

Penacook, NH | Per Diem
12 Days Ago

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Summary Under the supervision of the Director, Chairman, Manager, or Chief, the Ultrasound Technologist performs ultrasound imaging procedures and related techniques resulting in the interpretation by, or at the request of a licensed independent practitioner. Follows professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements. Education Graduate of, or within six months of graduation, a Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) with the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Two year course in a patient care related allied health field prior to Diagnostic Medical SonographerEducation preferred. Certification, Registration & Licensure Registration required: Current American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) (US) or registry eligible OR American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (S) or eligible. Certification required: Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification, or equivalent course credentialed by American Heart Association. Licensure required: Licensed and Certified by the NH Board of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Certification required to obtain: ARDMS required within 2 years of hire. Experience None required. Responsibilities Performs Ultrasound, diagnostic, or therapeutic procedures in accordance and within the scope of practice and departmental standards. Assesses pertinent information, prepares and educates patient for procedures and expectations. Completes documentation of patient care and procedure. Demonstrates proficiency in utilization of the hospital and departmental information, technology systems and equipment operations. Maintains a level of productivity, adaptability, flexibility and timeliness in managing workload and processes required to meet patient care and department needs. Adheres to department policy and procedures and practices modality specific safety protocols. Actively engages in departmental meetings, modality meetings and committee initiatives. Completes hospital, departmental, and professional requirements. Participates in assignments, duties and responsibilities for continuous improvement in alignment with management and organizational goals Concord Hospital is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. EEO is the LAW Applicants to and employees of this company are protected under federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link above to find out more. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, you may contact Human Resources at 603-230-7269. Physical and Work Requirements The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those that will be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Dictionary of Occupational Titles Material Handling Classification is LIGHT. The employee must regularly lift, carry or push/pull less than 10 pounds, frequently lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift, carry or push/pull up to 20 pounds. The employee is frequently required to do fine motor, do repetitive motion, hear, reach, speak, stand, and walk. The employee is occasionally required to bend, climb, drive, kneel, sit, and squat. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, depth perception, far vision, near vision, and peripheral vision. The employee is frequently exposed to airborne pathogens, bloodborne pathogens, bodily fluids, moving mechanical parts, and radiation. The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne contaminants, chemotherapeutic agents, electrical hazards - shock, non-weather related heat or cold, slippery surfaces, toxic or caustic chemicals, and variable weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.