The Breast Ultrasound Technologist operates specialized equipment and performs breast ultrasound exams and procedures, under direct supervision, to help in the diagnosis and treatment of breast diseases.
Perform breast ultrasound exams and procedures per established standards and guidelines.
Evaluate images for quality to maintain ACR accuracy in patient positioning and imaging techniques.
Document patient and exam / procedure information in software programs.
Demonstrate an understanding of human breast anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology.
Provide patient education and answer questions regarding breast ultrasound exams and procedures.
Follow infection control and safety measures for all exams and procedures.
Perform equipment quality control functions and ACR documentation related to breast ultrasound.
High school diploma (or equivalent).
Accredited Ultrasound Program graduate.
American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) registered license.
ARDMS Breast (BR) Ultrasound certification.
CPR / BLS certification.
Continuing Education - 30 breast CME / CEU credits
Minimum one year of recent experience.
eClinicalWorks (eCW) electronic medical record experience.
Medical Reporting Software (MRS) breast imaging reporting experience.
ACR Accreditation / MQSA Regulations experience.