1. Determines test procedures according to purpose of examination.
2. Selects transducer, and makes equipment adjustments according to nature of test, depth of field, and other specifications of test.
3. Conducts actual test procedure: moves transducer by hand over specified area of body and observes sound wave display to monitor quality of ultrasound image produced.
4. Records diagnostic data to be digitally archived into PACS.
5. Produces a permanent record of test results.
6. Participates, with physicians, in reading test reports and making diagnostic determinations.
7. Checks all equipment on a regular basis to ensure proper operation.
Population Served: Neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.
-Requires full range of body motion including: handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination.
-Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.
-Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 60 pounds.
-Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
-Occasional stooping and kneeling to access documents and supplies in lower cabinets.
-Occasional reaching, handling, and fingering to complete paperwork, use telephone and computer. -Constant talking, hearing, and seeing to interact with patients, visitors, and staff.
-Regularly exposed to risk of blood-borne disease.
-Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances.
-May be exposed to/occasionally exposed to patient elements, i.e., accidents, injuries, and illnesses. -Subject to varying and unpredictable situations, emergencies, and crisis situations.
-Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and injuries.
-Exposure to radiation.
-Exposure to chemicals used for sterilization of equipment.