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Ultrasound Technologist Peak period

Requisition #: 191203
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Aug. 23, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Chief Imaging Technologist and with the assistance of a physician, performs diagnostic ultrasound and intervention procedures, clinical research studies and orients and educates medical staff in theory and applications of sonographic technology.

Knowledge:

Knowledge of an Ultrasound Sonographer and a comprehensive understanding of all protocols and procedures. Requires comprehensive understanding of procedures and protocols followed in conducting ultrasound examinations. Knowledge and advanced skills in using all equipment in department.

Education:

High School diploma or equivalent and successful completion of an approved curriculum in diagnostic ultrasound.

Work Experience:

One year experience with clinical scanning, sonogram examinations and equipment usage.

Shift:

Day Shift, Casual-PRN (Less than 20 hours)

Rotating Shifts

Weekend work required

Non-Exempt

Work Location:

JHH, 600 N. Wolfe Street

Skills:

Advanced skills are necessary to obtain and document a complete examination. High level analytical ability to obtain appropriate images and required measurements for a diagnostic sonography examination. Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to assist in teaching physicians and other health care personnel regarding the scheduling and/or procedures performed in diagnostic sonograms. Ability to proficiently describe preliminary clinical findings of a sonogram to the physician.

Required Licensure, Certification:

Registered by The American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) and CPR certification required.

Working Conditions:

Possible exposure to communicable disease and hazardous materials, with little likelihood of harm, when established health and safety 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 also 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.

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

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