Job Descriptions / Responsibilities:
Set-up and operate relevant medical imaging equipment in order to carryout ultrasound procedures.
Assist and perform all Ultrasound procedures for all types of patient as requested using appropriate equipment and ensure availability of Images with all required information in the Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) and Radiology Information System (RIS) as soon procedures are completed.
Record preliminary notes and organ measurements for the Radiologists.
Prepare patients for procedures, explain procedures to patients, ensuring communication with patients and staff is meaningful and professional.
Fully inform patients and / or relati ves about the nature and extent of the ultrasound procedure to be performed.
Ensure patient safety and care is provided during ultrasound procedures. Also seeks to maintain patient confidentiality, rights and privacy at all times.
Ensure that correct patient identification and site verification checks are undertaken for each examination.
8As part of a team, select the proper equipment, accessories and techniques in order to obtain the highest image quality. Handle equipment and related accessories safely and responsibly and reports faulty equipment to appropriate people.
Participate in the implementation of the departmental strategic plan.
Participate in the development, review of all hospital and departmental policies, procedures and protocols.