JOB DETAILS
LOCATION
Milwaukee, WI
POSTED
30+ days ago

Description

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? [ "The Medical Instrument Technician (Diagnostic Ultrasound) is qualified by professional credentialing and academic and clinical experience to provide diagnostic patient care services using ultrasound and related diagnostic procedures. The scope of practice of the Diagnostic Medical Sonographer includes those procedures, acts and processes permitted by law, for which the individual has received education and clinical experience, has demonstrated competency, and has completed the appropriate ARDMS certification(s) which is the standard of practice in ultrasound. Major Duties: Performs clinical assessment. Performs all requested sonographic examinations as ordered by the attending physician. Performs computerized ultrasonic tomographic scans of major and minor organ systems. Uses proper technique and instruments in the ultrasound room when performing sterile studies. Independently assists radiologist/physicians in performing fluid aspirations, as well as intra-operative and trans-rectal, trans vaginal procedures. Ensures that the proper time out procedure and consent forms are signed before the procedure is started. Ability to utilize, differentiate and overcome both physical and technical entities relevant to the various scanning modes, A, B and M (i.e. beam reflection, scanning, absorption, acoustic impedance and artifacts). Ability to recognize the appropriate use of various transducers and sequences to obtain a diagnostic study. Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record, and adapt procedures as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images. Uses independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate between normal and pathologic findings. Analyze sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history, and communicates findings to the appropriate physician. Assists with the daily operations of the sonographic laboratory. Maintains a daily log of patients seen and registers exams in the computer system and edits exams when completed. Maintains ultrasound equipment work area in a clean and sanitary condition, and maintains adequate supplies. Addresses problems of patient care as they arise and makes decisions to appropriately resolve the problems. All other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Intermittent; 6:00pm - 10:00pm\nTelework: Not Available\nVirtual: This is not a virtual position.\nFunctional Statement #: PD000000\nRelocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized\nPermanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized\nFinancial Disclosure Report: Not required" ]