An Ultrasound Technologist’s responsibilities include explaining procedures to patients, positioning patients and equipment, performing examinations, maintaining and operating specialized radiologic equipment.
- Operates special equipment that uses high-frequency sound waves to record images of internal organs.
- Recognize and record the appropriate anatomy and pathology using sonographic equipment.
- Deciding which still images, or sonograms, to capture and present to the Physician for diagnostic purposes.
- Care properly for sonography equipment and report equipment failure.
- Write reports based upon the scan results and completion.
- Maintaining patients' records and medical notes on the ultrasound procedure they have undergone.
- Evaluating the images for quality and interpreting the images to assist the Physicians in diagnosing and treating diseases.
- Maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality.
- Must be licensed in New York State and registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT)
- Minimum 2 years’ experience required