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Ultrasound Technologist (Sonographer)

Requisition #: 181049
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Radiology
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Feb. 20, 2019

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POSITION SUMMARY:

Performs diagnostic sonographic and interventional procedures in the department or on the units under the general supervision of the Chief Imaging Technologist and with the assistance of a Physician or a Senior Sonographer.

Familiar with various models and manufacturers of diagnostic sonography equipment, recording and storage devices, computers and accessory equipment.

Full-time, Day Shift

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Work Location: Johns Hopkins at Greenspring, Lutherville, MD

Pay Grade: CM

COMPETENCIES:

Education:

High School diploma or equivalent including successful completion of an approved curriculum in diagnostic sonography.

Required Licensure, Certification, etc.:

Preferred registration by The American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). CPR certification required within three months of employment.

Work Experience:

Six (6) months of either clinical or student scanning experience.

Knowledge:

Requires a thorough knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology as related to the position. Requires a general knowledge of sonogram protocols in performing examinations.

Skills:

- Ability to use all necessary equipment to obtain and document a complete examination;

- Ability to perform sonography and measurements required for a diagnostic sonography examination;

- Requires interpersonal and communication skills to interact with interpreting physicians, medical staff, patients, visitors and other employees;

Working Conditions:

- Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, radiation, and pharmacological agents with little likelihood of harm if established health precautions are not followed.

- Work may require the use of lab coats, uniforms and/or protective clothing including gowns, gloves, masks, and eye gear.

- Position requires the ability to assist the patient on and off the examination table and to assist the patient into proper positioning to obtain diagnostic results.

- The position will require moving and lifting of supplies and equipment as needed, as well as the ability to move the ultrasound unit for portable examinations.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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