Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Ultrasound Technologist

    Job Title
    Ultrasound Technologist
    Job ID
    27465192
    Location
    Washington,  DC
    Other Location
    Description

    With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington DC area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment, with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.
     
    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire an Ultrasound Technologist who will embrace our reach and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference. 
     
    The Ultrasound Technologist:
    Uses ultrasound equipment to direct high-frequency sound waves to a prescribed area of the patient's body and capture quality images that describe the composition, shape and motion of tissues, organs, vessels and pathology.

    Provides direct patient care, including assessing patient condition and ability to cooperate. Positions patients and equipment, prepares patients for procedures and continually monitors and records vital signs. Observes for reactions and signs of impending complications and intervening as needed.

    Summarizes, documents, verifies and presents images, findings, calculations and measurements to physicians for diagnoses. Adheres to ultrasonic diagnostic procedures, precautions and standards.

    Prepares rooms and patients for subsequent ultrasound procedures.

    Monitors and maintains an adequate inventory of supplies and material to ensure non-interruption of services. Verifies operational status of equipment prior to daily utilization.

    Participates in quality improvement activities to ensure continuous improvement of services. Follows hospital wide and department specific safety and infection control standards.

    Adheres to departmental policies, procedures, standards, and protocols to ensure effective departmental operations and quality patient care.

    Performs and evaluates equipment quality control measurements. Demonstrates the ability to trouble shoot and notifies appropriate personnel to maintain equipment performance.

    Qualified candidates will possess:

    Associates Degree (AA) in Radiology or equivalent from a two year college or hospital-based program

    Two (2) years’ experience in Ultrasound desired

    ARDMS and BLS certification required. Certification in General, Vascular and OBGYN desired.

    At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
    Work life balance
    Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan)
    Required Skills

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