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Ultrasonographer - Ultrasound, Casual, Rotating

Northwestern Medicine
City: 
Grayslake
State: 
Illinois
Required degree level: 
Other
Remote Position: 
No

**This is an every other weekend (Saturday & Sunday) position from 6:30am-7:00pm that includes on-call and holiday rotation located at the Grayslake Outpatient facility. A $700 sign on bonus is provided.**

Ensures all exams are ordered correctly in HIS/RIS, charged and tracked accurately. Communicates with patient before procedure, explains risks and what can be expected; communicates during procedure to monitor safety and comfort. Obtains complete patient history for radiologist to assist in rendering results. Enters data such as type of scan, selects proper transducer and techniques. Conducts scan according to set protocol per organ or anatomical site; accurately annotates images. Views images on video display screen to ensure quality of pictures; reviews scan with radiologist prior to releasing patient as necessary. Prepares images and compiles study for radiologist relaying all appropriate information. Assists and accurately sets up for amniocentesis, aspiration and biopsies by performing preliminary studies to locate appropriate entry site and provide needle direction guidance. Calls referring physician for "wet readings" after reviewing the images with a radiologist. Performs clerical tasks such as receiving orders, scheduling patients, and recordkeeping. Maintains and cleans work area and equipment. Replenishes supplies and stocks rooms as needed. EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Required:

  • 2 to 3 years of undergraduate education or equivalent.
  • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).
  • BLS through American Heart Association.

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