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Ultrasound Student

Company: Mercy Health System
Location: Janesville
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:


* PRN/Pool
* Day shift / no weekends or holidays
* Mercyhealth hospital - Janesville

The Ultrasound Student is a radiologic technologist enrolled in the Mercyhealth School of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. The Ultrasound Student performs ultrasound procedures and associated tasks under the supervision of a registered diagnostic medical sonographer, and in accordance with programmatic policies and procedures.


* Selects equipment for use in ultrasound and vascular setup according to specifications of examination.
* Explains process to patient, and instructs and assists patient in assuming physical position for examination
* Selects transducer and adjusts equipment controls according to organ to be examined, depth of field, and other specifications of test.
* Keys test data and patient information into computer of ultrasound equipment to maintain record of test results.
* Moves transducer, by hand, over specified area of body and observes sound wave display screen to monitor quality of ultrasonic pattern produced.
* Starts equipment which produces images of internal organs/ vessels and records diagnostic data on magnetic tape, computer disk, strip printout, or film or PACS.
* Photographs images of organs shown on display module, or removes strip printout from equipment, to obtain permanent record of internal examination.
* Assists radiologist with interventional exams as requested.
* Uses patient's identifiers.
* Working knowledge of PACS.

Education and Experience

Student of an accredited School of Ultrasound Six months experience as an ultrasound student required


Eligible for ARDMS with SPI Physics completedEligible for IEMA-DNS radiography accreditation Approved CPR or BLS certification required within 90 days

Special Physicial Demands

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Culture of Excellence Behavior Expectations

Keywords: Mercy Health System, Janesville , Ultrasound Student, Other , Janesville, Wisconsin

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