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Breast Ultrasound Technologist (Per Diem)

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: Hamden
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description Job Schedule: Per Diem Standard Hours: 1 Job Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: Per diem as needed Monday-Friday 8a-430pm, and Saturday 8a-12pm Work where every moment matters. Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticuts most comprehensive healthcare network. The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute (HHC CI) is a certified member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance. Through the bi-directional collaboration facilitated by this partnership, community providers are better positioned to provide state-of-the-art, evidence-based cancer care to improve the lives of cancer patients. Together, the Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering are staying ahead of cancer. The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute focuses on offering our cancer patients an unparalleled network of coordinated services all under one roof. Our system of care includes a truly integrated team with the most talented, experienced, and compassionate caregivers and physicians, backed by the latest cutting-edge technology. The Breast Ultrasound Technologist performs screening and diagnostic procedures on patients using ultrasound waves to examine breast tissue, provide quality images to the Radiologists for interpretation. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: * Demonstrates competence in performing all breast ultrasound techniques and examinations according to established protocols and minor surgical procedures (i.e. cyst aspirations and biopsies). Modifies protocols to optimize each scan to best serve patients needs. * Demonstrates skill and knowledge in use of all standard ultrasound equipment and a solid foundation in ultrasound theory. * Consistently demonstrates technical proficiency in producing diagnostic breast scans with the ability to recognize anatomical structures that are visualized. * Produces high quality breast ultrasonograms; positions and transfers patients; selects proper technical factors; and selects and operates equipment as outlined in the departmental policy and procedure manual; refers to manual as necessary. * Routinely prepares examinations for interpretation by the Radiologist to include correct identification, adequate clinical history, and previous sonograms for comparison. * Demonstrates competency to provide preliminary assessment and to provide quantitative analyses. * Proficiently identifies breast pathology on all ultrasound procedures. * Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures * Participate in various teaching and mentoring of ultrasound students. * Able to perform imaging on all age groups. * Consults with the physician as applicable regarding the quality of images and data obtained. Qualifications Education: * Graduate of an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program Licensure / Certification / Registration: * Registered Radiology Technician specializing in Sonography credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) * One or more of the following: * Medical Sonographer credentialed from the American Registry for Diagnostic * Medical Sonography (ARDMS) Experience: * Minimum of one year competency in diagnostic medical sonography preferred. * Proficient in real time, color flow, doppler, transvaginal, biopsies, interventional procedures. * Specific levels of knowledge in the following subspecialties, small parts, abdomen, obstetrics, gynecology, peripheral doppler, vascular (carotids). We take great care of careers. With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment .

Keywords: Hartford HealthCare, Hamden , Breast Ultrasound Technologist (Per Diem), Other , Hamden, Connecticut

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