Prepares patients for imaging procedures by confirming physicians' orders, verifying patients' identities, and obtaining adequate medical histories to ensure the appropriateness of examinations and facilitate timely accurate diagnosis of the
Reviews patient schedules to promote efficient use of resources and proper selection of exam
Performs and documents daily start up, and routine maintenance of all imaging
Implements Universal Precaution when dealing with potentially Biohazardous
Decontaminates imaging equipment when
Performs procedures on all patient age groups and maintains clinical competency as determined by the medical staff and evidenced by initial and then annual performance appraisals.
Supports and assists lnterventional Radiologist, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse and clinical staff as
Archives, retrieves and manages images produced during
Adheres to departmental policies, procedures, standards, and protocols to ensure effective departmental operations and quality patient
Demonstrates a high degree of knowledge and understanding of Ultrasound and Vascular Imaging services/activities.
Interacts with all patients, visitors, physicians and coworkers in a courteous and professional
Addresses customers' needs efficiently, effectively, and
Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel, and visitors by requiring and supporting the establishment, maintenance, and education of an effective safety management
Maintains an adequate inventory of supplies and materials by reporting inventory depletion and restocking to ensure their continued availability and non-interruption of Order supplies as needed.
Reports, records, and files patient and procedural data in order to accurately document department operations and facilitate timely accurate billing for
Responsible for faxing final report to outside referring physicians according to HIPAA policies and procedures.
Participates in performance improvement
Remains proficient in the use of information services as
Utilizes information and communication technologies efficiently and in accordance with all HIPAA standards.
Cross trains and travels to related facilities to provide support as deemed necessary
Participates in all required training and successfully completes all competency testing post training as deemed necessary.
Additional duties may include:
Maintenance of accreditation through Involves quality assurance and correlation of ultrasound studies to other radiologic examinations.
Responsible for ensuring that technical protocols meet
Responsible for resolving conflicts and ensuring images transfer appropriately for archiving
Participate in planning and support of marketing for VIVA to include the vascular
ARRT/ARDMS registered or registry-eligible in Vascular Sonography/Vascular (If registry-eligible at time of hire, must pass Registry examination within one year of hire date.)
Completion of accredited two-year program in Radiologic/Ultrasound Technology or equivalent.
Two years relevant experience
Excellent customer service and communication skills