Martinsburg, West Virginia, recognized as the "fastest growing City in the State" is known as the "Gateway to the Shenandoah Valley." Located in the heart of the Eastern Panhandle in a picturesque, historic community within an hour away from Washington D.C. and less than 90 minutes from Baltimore, Maryland metropolitan areas. Nestled in a community which offers family friendly lifestyle, great public and private schools, and affordable real estate. With such proximity to our nation’s capital you can enjoy all the attractions, sports, shopping, and entertainment that metropolitan area has to offer.
Seeking Supervisory and a Staff Ultrasound Technician to care for Veterans at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center, Martinsburg, WV. Our opportunity allows you to provide competent, production, use, recognition, and analysis of ultrasound images and patterns used for patient diagnosis and treatment. The Sonographer is regarded as the expert source of all ultrasound imagining, and the interpreting radiologist relies heavily on the skills, knowledge and abilities of the sonographer in providing final interpretation.
Within the specialization there is a diverse range of ultrasound imaging sub-specialties. These include: Diagnostic medical sonography-abd., neuro, small parts and gyn; vascular technology- vascular and related organs.
Performs ultrasound examination of the abdomen, neck, chest, extremities, retroperitoneal space, pelvis, OB and vascular studies.
Participates in training of students and radiology technicians.
Makes multiple simultaneous settings and adjustments in operation of equipment to insure accurate results.
Reviews new developments in the field and recommends to supervisor those that would improve the operation of the section.
Maintains adequate supplies.
Assists the radiologist in the performance of cyst punctures, aspiration biopsies and catheter placements using ultrasound techniques.
Reviews related information found in the patient's electronic medical record to correlate lab and x-ray for the radiologist.
Develops and maintains patient prep procedures.
Operates multi-image camera for making hard copy records of ultrasound examinations.
Follows standard procedure for disinfection of the transvaginal transducer.
Preferred Experience: Recent experience within the last two years with Interventional Diagnostic Ultrasound procedures as well as Board Certification in Abdominal Ultrasound and or Vascular Ultrasound.
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.