Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System Ultrasonographer 2 - Our Lady of the Lake Livingston in Walker, Louisiana
Performs diagnostic sonographic examinations utilizing ultrasonic equipment in various modes and techniques, to locate, evaluate, and record pertinent anatomical, pathological, and functional data. The Ultrasonographer maintains and calibrates equipment, records tests results, and updates patient records for referring physicians.
Makes adjustments to equipment in order to ensure proper technique, maintains supplies needed for specific radiographic procedures, and develops film by automatic processing in a timely and cost-conscious manner.
Schedules examinations in coordination with other operating areas in order to ensure proper and efficient examination sequencing and maintains responsibility for coverage and call back services in area of responsibility.
Prepares patient for examination by explaining procedure, providing instruction and obtaining clinical history and consent. Provides compassionate and dignified patient care by assisting in patient transfer to examination area and positioning on table, and by providing care to the patient following procedure completion.
EDUCATION Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training, and Completion of an Ultrasound program
LICENSURE Active and unrestricted A.R.D.M.S. certification or Cardiovascular Credentialing International,CCI-RCS
BLS Card through American Heart Association