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Ultrasound Technologist - Radiology - Per Diem

Ultrasound Technologist - Radiology - Per Diem

Department 
Radiology
Job Locations 
US-CT-Stamford
Employment Type 
Per Diem
Position Schedule 
some Saturdays and Sundays: 9am - 5pm and some evenings during the week (4:30pm - 9:00pm)

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Position Summary

WESTMED Medical Group is currently seeking a per diem Ultrasound Technologist in our Radiology department for our Stamford, CT site.  We seek a candidate with availability to work, preferably on some Saturdays and Sundays:  9am - 5pm and some weeknights:  4:30pm - 9:00pm.  Under the general supervision of the Director of Diagnostic Imaging and Ultrasound Supervisor, the Technologist assists the Radiologist in diagnosis and treatment of patients within WESTMED by performing ultrasounds of excellent imaging quality.  

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

  • Ultrasound technologists must follow physicians’ orders precisely and conform to regulations
  • Prepare and assist patients for ultrasound procedures as requested by a physician
  • Obtains essential information from patients, medical records, and previous scans for clinical correlation
  • Verify proper patient identification on the study and route it to PACS
  • Helps patient transfer to the sono exam table and ensures adequate immobilization to perform the scan
  • Performs patient care tasks eg. removing excess gel from patient
  • Operate the equipment to acquire a variety of imaging results  
  • Obtain diagnostic sonographic images by scanning the appropriate body part of the patient
  • Maintains a daily log of patients seen
  • Monitor patient reaction to treatment and changes in physical or mental status, reporting change to the appropriate person
  • Provide patient care with dignity and respect for the individual. Educate patients about the procedures to be performed including Biopsy procedures
  • Practice sterile technique and prevent cross contamination
  • Obtain optimum quality images through employment of proper anatomical positioning, probe and frequency selection as designed by the radiologists
  • Observe and follow safety procedures including universal precautions
  • Carry out quality control checks on equipment, reporting deficiencies to proper personnel for action
  • Keep familiar with changes regarding technology and safety for self, patients, and visitors
  • Place the demographic information in the reading room for interpretation

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program     
  • Active certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in the specialty as appropriate
  • Current compliance with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements for specialty as appropriate 

Company Overview

WESTMED Medical Group is considered the model for the future of healthcare. With over 350 physicians and over 900 staff, we are a high growth, financially thriving, multi-specialty group medical practice providing superior healthcare to patients and health information to the community. Our main office locations are located within Westchester County, New York and lower Fairfield County, Connecticut. Our offices provide full-service care, including primary and specialty care, radiology, lab services, and urgent care.  The foundation for service excellence at WESTMED Medical Group starts with the patient experience and focusing on the complete total care of our patients. WESTMED is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Medical Home, the highest achievable level. We are one of over 150 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) nationwide. 

 

WESTMED strives to be a "provider of choice" and an "employer of choice".  WESTMED Medical Group is proudly named by Great Place to Work and Fortune Magazine as one of the country’s top 30 “Best Workplaces in Health Care.” The distinction was earned for being an organization dedicated to the well-being of our patients, physicians and employees.  Here at WESTMED, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being “Smart" & “Nice". Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations while providing the best quality care to our patients.

 

We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see WESTMED physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more.

 

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