Lead Ultrasonographer

St. Tammany Parish Hospital

Job Description

Manipulates ultrasound equipment, using knowledge of positioning patients and general anatomy and physiology as well as the ability for processing these images. Must be proficient in OB, GYN, Abdominal, vascular and small body parts. Must be registry eligible for same. Responsible for the tracking of each study and the PACS acquisition of the study performed. Selects technical factors necessary to produce optimum quality ultrasound images; surveys with measurements of anatomical body part, processes those images and performs a variety of other duties consistent with providing quality ultrasound services.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be a graduate of an accredited ultrasound technology program, or 10 years of Ultrasound experience. Must be registered or registry eligible for one of the following: ultrasound physics, OB/GYN, abdomen, vascular and small body parts. Must be ARDMS registry eligible with completion of one registration within 6 months from date of hire. Vascular required within one year; preferred registry in the following: OB/GYN, abdomen, and small body parts. CPR certified (Heath care provider) by American Heart Association.

Preferred Qualifications: One year experience preferred.

Physical Demands:

Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time. Lifting at least 50 pounds is required. Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise.

Physical Effort required: Constant (67%-100%) lifting, reaching, hearing, seeing

Frequently (34%-66%) - carrying, pushing/pulling, handling/feeling, talking

Occasionally (1%-33%) - climbing (stairs, ladders, etc.), balancing, stooping, crouching, crawling

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