Performs diagnostic ultrasound procedures in accordance with standards of professional practice and established departmental policies and procedures.
Explains procedures and monitors patient care by observing and responding in accordance with policies and procedures.
Checks results of procedures and records acquired patient data on technologist worksheets, completing requisitions and related forms and paperwork.
Utilizes computerized systems to maintain patient and hospital records, including obtaining and entering patient demographics, histories and charts as required and in accordance with departmental policies, procedures and professional practice standards.
Provides imaging procedure assistance, such as obtaining appropriate equipment and determining patient position, to radiologists, physicians and other members of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.
Participates as a member of the multidisciplinary health care team by collaborating with other members of the health care team in the provision of quality, client-centered care, coordinating the technical procedures required with other aspects of healthcare, and promoting effective communication with patients and staff.
Acts as a resource person by collegially sharing, demonstrating and providing guidance regarding technical procedures, and in particular diagnostic ultrasound procedures, to other technologists, students and other members of the multidisciplinary team.
In collaboration with other technologists, the Supervisor and Leader, participates in the development of the service and departmental goals and objectives which incorporate the mission, vision, goals, objectives, values, philosophy, policies, and standards
Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement by conducting audits, completing appropriate reports, monitoring clinical indicators and satisfaction surveys, providing feedback and following up on risk factors and making recommendations for improvements.
Ensures a safe and healthy working environment by observing universal precautions and infection control procedures; removing obvious hazards; reporting faulty equipment, accidents, injuries and near misses, and adhering to rules regarding safety.
Assists with special procedures, such as biopsies and interventional procedures, as required.
Demonstrates personal initiative in maintaining professional currency and skills by participating in relevant educational activities, as required.
Maintains designated work area by checking and cleaning equipment, setting up examination trays for specific procedures.
Receives and stocks supplies and identifies depleted stock and malfunctioning equipment requiring repair in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Performs other related duties as required.
Qualifications, Education, Training and Experience
Graduation from an approved Ultrasound Technologist Diploma program.
Canadian Association of Registered Diagnostic Ultrasound Professionals (CARDUP) and/or the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) certification credentials and one (1) year recent, related experience in an acute health care setting, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Eligible for registration for the Canadian Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (CSDMS).
$75,000.00 per year
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