- ARRT Required
- BLS Required
- Primary Purpose: To provide patient care involving the use of ultrasound equipment for diagnosis of pathologies under the physician’s orders.
Formal Policy-Setting Responsibilities: Formally responsible for providing input into policies associated with the job’s purpose and essential responsibilities.
Routine Decision Making: Determine if quality of scan is acceptable; determine pertinent pathology.
Required Knowledge: Pathology; disease process; ultrasound equipment.
Required Skills and Ability: Ability to operate computerized ultrasound equipment; biopsy procedure; mobile procedure at bedside and operating room.
Education and Certification/ Registration Required for the Position: Junior college/two-year college training; ARRT certification, ultrasound and vascular registry and BLS required.
Age Specific Competencies: Provides care for birth to pediatric (birth-2 yrs.), pediatric/child patients between (2 yrs-12 yrs); adolescent patients between 12 to 18 years of age; adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older.