The Ultrasound Technologist provides patient care by performing
a variety of technical procedures in the application of
non-ionizing, high frequency ultrasonic waves to generate an image
for assessment and diagnosis in accordance with established
procedures and regulatory requirements. The Ultrasound Technician
positions, educates and instructs patients and utilizes and
maintains ultrasound equipment and supplies.
- Manages images and ultrasound examinations in the automated
- Prepares and maintains records and files of procedures.
- Inspects and ensures equipment is functioning properly on a
- Reviews patient's medical history and physician's
- Prepares equipment for procedure, and selects appropriate
- Explains procedure to patient and records any medical history
that may be relevant to the condition being viewed.
- Directs the patient to move into positions that will provide
the best view.
- Spreads ultrasound gel on the surface of the patient's body
covering the internal area being imaged.
- Performs the ultrasound ensuring the transducer (probe) is
capturing images of every angle and section that must be
- Evaluates the images for their quality, takes measurements,
calculates values, and analyzes the results in preliminary reports
for the physicians.
- Maintains ultrasound equipment, probes and images in a sanitary
manner, and sterilizes the room in which the procedure takes
- Views the screen during the scan looking for visual cues that
contrast healthy areas with unhealthy ones.
- Presents images and preliminary findings to the
- Complies with safety, infection control, and quality
improvement policies and procedures.
- Properly identifies patients using two hospital-wide patient
- Charges procedures and supplies used to patient record.
- Maintains accurate patient records for all procedures
performed, maintains patient confidentiality, and adheres to all
- Performs related duties as assigned.
Minimum of one year experience in clinical diagnostic
ultrasound, or satisfactory completion or formal training at an
approved diagnostic school for ultrasound is required. Registered
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) certified by the American
Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) preferred.
A high school diploma or equivalency is required.
If applicable, the individual performing this job may reasonably
anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other
potentially infectious materials. Individuals in this position are
required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective
equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection
Bon Secours Community Hospital
For nearly a century, Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port
Jervis, NY, has served the residents of western Orange County, NY,
Pike County, PA, and northern Sussex County, NJ, as the area's
premier healthcare provider. The hospital serves its community with
122 beds for acute care and medical-surgical services, a 24-hour
emergency department, long-term care and rehabilitation, a
dedicated bariatric surgery unit, behavioral health, and outpatient
Due to a recent upgrade in our online applicant tracking system,
anyone who has previously applied for a position with Bon Secours
Community Hospital will be required to reapply.
With this recent upgrade to our system, all previous
applications are no longer accessible by the WMCHealth Recruitment
Team. We apologize for the inconvenience, and we appreciate your
understanding during our efforts to upgrade our systems to be able
to provide a better candidate experience.