Ultrasound Technologist

Employer
Howard County General Hospital
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Johns Hopkins employs more than 20,000 people annually across our health system. Upon joining Johns Hopkins, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join an employer that is a leader and innovator in the healthcare field. The Ultrasound Technologist is under the direct supervision of the Ultrasound Supervisor, the Ultrasound Technologist performs professional duties involved in a variety of diagnostic images. Receives limited direction from the radiologist and general supervision from the Ultrasound Supervisor. This individual is responsible for the independent operation of sonographic equipment, and for performing and communicating results of diagnostic examinations using sonography. Ultrasound examinations performed include general, pediatrics, obstetrical, gynecological and vascular. Vascular examinations include carotid studies, upper and lower extremities venous studies, upper and lower arterial studies, and other vascular studies (such as vein mapping, AV fistula, segmented arterial pressure and bypass graft). This individual is responsible for adhering to departmental standards and expectations regarding patient schedule, equipment maintenance, the reporting of equipment failure, and quality assurance (QA). This individual maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times, and is self-motivated to increase her/his level of understanding and knowledge of the field, disease, and new procedures as they evolve. Requires normal courtesy and tact in dealing with others.24 hours per week Weekend Alternative Day Shift7:00 AM - 7:30 PM1. Current Registry with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) and at least one ARDMS clinical certification in abdomen or OB/GYN. 2. If hired without ARDMS credentials, must pass the registry exam by the ARDMS, plus one clinical certification, within the first year of employment. 3. Current CPR certification or to be completed by end of HCGH orientation period. 4. Current credentials as a Registered Vascular Technologist is preferred.Graduate of an accredited Medical Sonography Program.One (1) year of ultrasound technologist experience preferred. Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. .