| Ultrasonographer |
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
The Ultrasonographer performs ultrasound examinations, which include, 3D & 4D imaging with multiple imaging modalities, including high-risk gynecological/obstetrical examinations/procedures, infertility, and complex ultrasound guided biopsies.
•Selects equipment and imaging modalities, position and prep, to facilitate optimum diagnostic studies.
•Operates ultrasonography equipment to perform examination.
•Evaluates accuracy and quality of scan results. •Reviews patient record for prior findings/test results to aid in determining exam completeness.
•Selects and records preliminary study results.
•Prepares preliminary reports using department-specific structured reporting system.
•Takes measurements and labels them.
•Gathers and communicates ultrasound findings to the physician for interpretation.
•Consults with the Radiologist about unusual scans and need for re-scanning.
•Performs transducer decontamination and maintains log entries, reporting any discrepancies to the Education Coordinator.
•Performs duties associated with interventional (biopsy) procedures.
•Modifies billing fields to reflect the exam being performed.
•Instructs and oversees students, residents, and physician staff in unit's operations.
•Maintains Ultrasonography equipment.
•Recognizes malfunctions and/or need for servicing.
•Ensures quality control procedures are maintained and maintains orderliness of ultrasound laboratory.
Candidates must be graduates of an accredited program for Diagnostic Medical Sonography and registry eligible. Applicants must possess a broad knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy, pathology and/or physiological data and be competent in Ultrasound reporting systems. A minimum of one year of experience performing a wide range of ultrasound exams along with experience in high-risk OB, advanced abdominal imaging, complex infertility, and guided biopsies is preferred. To be considered, candidates must maintain active certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in specialty areas. Chosen candidates are required to obtain their Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) certification within 6 months of employment and Abdomen (AB) specialty is required within one year of employment.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an academic health system, serving patients across New England. A national leader in patient-centered health care, D-H is on a path to create a sustainable health system for the region and as a model for the nation. Founded in 1893, the system includes New Hampshire's only Level 1 trauma center and its only air ambulance service, as well as the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state's only Children’s Hospital Association-approved, comprehensive, full-service children's hospital. As an academic health system, Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides access to nearly 1,500 primary care doctors and specialists in almost every area of medicine, as well as world-class research with the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
Applicants are encouraged to apply online at: www.Careers.Dartmouth-Hitchcock.org
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.