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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Respectful Ultrasonographer offering 23 years of experience as flawless internal imaging technician with detailed dedication to exceptional patient care and impeccable radiologic safety record. Systematic administrative staff, managing medical supply inventory, sanitation protocol and patient records in conjunction with bookkeeping staff. Reliable operator of various imaging hardware with in-depth knowledge of routine troubleshooting and maintenance.

Skills
  • Patient Identification
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Image Optimization
  • Diagnostic Screenings
  • Proper Waste Disposal
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Answering Questions
  • Excellent Nonverbal Communication Skills
  • Image Organization
  • Operating Diagnostic Equipment
  • Quality Control Standards
  • Diagnostic Techniques
  • Calming Strategies
  • OSHA Regulations
  • Patient Engagement
  • Systems Reporting
  • Ultrasound Examination
  • Diagnostic Evaluation
  • Patient Profiles
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Tissue Biopsies
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Coordinating Charts
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)
  • Patient Medical Histories
  • EMR Systems
  • Checking Patient Details
  • Medication Side Effect Knowledge
  • Image Interpretation
  • Image Archiving
  • Accurate Recordkeeping
  • Safety Rules
  • Active Learning
  • Medical Equipment Operations
  • Workplace Safety
  • Exposure Techniques
  • Stock Inventory
  • Radiologic Imaging Equipment
  • Contrast Material
  • Liver Biopsies
  • Pulse Oximetry
  • Breast Biopsies
  • Transportation Assistance
Work History
Ultrasound Technologist, 10/2020 - 07/2022
Pacific Medical Centers Napa, CA,
  • Performed ultrasound scans and provided direct patient care after proper confirmation of study and patient identification.
  • Reviewed physicians' orders to determine medical imaging needs and operated radiologic equipment to capture, develop and produce diagnostic images.
  • Obtained essential information from patients, medical records and previous exams for clinical correlation.
  • Completed ultrasound exam and verified proper documentation in ultrasound reporting system to facilitate accurate record-keeping.
  • Stocked and prepared assigned room for smooth daily patient flow.
  • Prepared supplies and paperwork to support physician for sterile procedures.
  • Captured images using mobile equipment in operating rooms, emergency rooms and patients' bedsides.
  • Complied with HIPAA regulations while maintaining familiarity with technology and safety changes for self, patients and visitors.
  • Handled private and confidential information in compliance with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Assisted in executing optimum quality ultrasound exams while obtaining images to support diagnosis documented by interpreting physician.
  • Processed, labeled and organized diagnostic images to match with patient records.
  • Observed and followed safety procedures to enforce universal precautions.
  • Communicated differentials to interpreting physicians to consider possible causes of clinical findings before final diagnoses.
  • Generated [Type] computerized reports for physician review.
  • Operated [Type] equipment to acquire imaging results and reported deficiencies to [Job title] for rectification of concerns.
  • Educated patients on procedure details, provided instructions and answered questions to minimize anxiety and improve cooperation.
  • Applied and positioned equipment to take images following set parameters.
  • Reviewed work schedule with ultrasound coordinator to support workload coverage and assisted with back-up coverage for unscheduled call outs.
  • Monitored and managed inventory and supply levels of sterile and non-sterile items, contrast materials, catheters, films and chemicals.
Ultrasound Technologist, 10/2008 - 04/2019
Pacific Medical Centers Northridge, CA,
  • Performed ultrasound scans and provided direct patient care after proper confirmation of study and patient identification.
  • Reviewed physicians' orders to determine medical imaging needs and operated radiologic equipment to capture, develop and produce diagnostic images.
  • Obtained essential information from patients, medical records and previous exams for clinical correlation.
  • Completed ultrasound exam and verified proper documentation in ultrasound reporting system to facilitate accurate record-keeping.
  • Stocked and prepared assigned room for smooth daily patient flow.
  • Prepared supplies and paperwork to support physician for sterile procedures.
  • Captured images using mobile equipment in operating rooms, emergency rooms and patients' bedsides.
  • Complied with HIPAA regulations while maintaining familiarity with technology and safety changes for self, patients and visitors.
  • Handled private and confidential information in compliance with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Assisted in executing optimum quality ultrasound exams while obtaining images to support diagnosis documented by interpreting physician.
  • Processed, labeled and organized diagnostic images to match with patient records.
  • Observed and followed safety procedures to enforce universal precautions.
  • Communicated differentials to interpreting physicians to consider possible causes of clinical findings before final diagnoses.
  • Prepared and administered contrast materials, radiopharmaceuticals, anesthetic and antispasmodic drugs for imaging procedures.
  • Generated [Type] computerized reports for physician review.
  • Operated [Type] equipment to acquire imaging results and reported deficiencies to [Job title] for rectification of concerns.
  • Educated patients on procedure details, provided instructions and answered questions to minimize anxiety and improve cooperation.
  • Applied and positioned equipment to take images following set parameters.
  • Reviewed work schedule with ultrasound coordinator to support workload coverage and assisted with back-up coverage for unscheduled call outs.
  • Monitored and managed inventory and supply levels of sterile and non-sterile items, contrast materials, catheters, films and chemicals.
Radiologic Technologist/Ultrasound Technologist, 05/1998 - 10/2008
Waynesboro Hospital City, STATE,
  • Minimized patients' exposure to radiation during x-ray imaging through application of shielding techniques and careful positioning of patients, equipment and restrictive devices.
  • Facilitated positive care experience for patients by establishing rapport and applying interpersonal skills to reduce anxiety and promote cooperation.
  • Reviewed physicians' orders to determine medical imaging needs and operated radiologic equipment to capture, develop and produce diagnostic images.
  • Operated radiologic equipment to produce diagnostic images and films.
  • Handled private and confidential information in compliance with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Processed, labeled and organized diagnostic images to match with patient records.
  • Served as informational resource for patients and families by educating about imaging processes and addressing questions and concerns.
  • Monitored and managed inventory and supply levels of sterile and non-sterile items, contrast materials, catheters, films and chemicals.
  • Applied and positioned equipment to take images following set parameters.
  • Adhered closely to quality control standards in developing and labeling of diagnostic imaging materials.
  • Developed and delivered training programs for students and technologists to educate on best practices for equipment operation, image processing and patient care.
  • Conducted regular research on developments in radiologic technology to make valuable recommendations on equipment updates and replacements.
  • Captured images using mobile equipment in operating rooms, emergency rooms and patients' bedsides.
  • Created images using fluoroscopy, [Type] and [Type] to help physicians assess and diagnose patients.
  • Educated patients on procedure details, provided instructions and answered questions to minimize anxiety and improve cooperation.
  • Minimized patients' exposure to radiation with beam-restrictive devices and shielding techniques.
  • Complied with HIPAA and company regulations to maintain confidentiality regarding patient health data and medical records.
  • Upheld high level of service to patients by assisting in different ways, displaying professionalism and responding appropriately to questions and concerns.
  • Sanitized scanning machines after each patient to prevent spread of germs and illnesses.
  • Operated equipment to produce quality images of specific body parts.
  • Welcomed patients and tried to make procedures as pleasant as possible through discretion and personal support.
  • Followed radiation safety measures and used protection devices to prevent harm to patients or staff.
  • Collected patient vital signs and medical history as part of physical exam preparation procedures.
  • Executed various types of diagnostic imaging procedures on patients ranging in age from toddler to adult.
  • Used radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to maintain safety of patients and staff.
  • Monitored patients for signs of adverse reactions or other abnormalities of significance.
  • Obtained best imaging by determining exposure factors for individual patients.
  • Helped patients into proper positions for procedures and provided instructions on remaining still for duration of each scan.
  • Reviewed and evaluated developed x-rays, video tape or computer-generated information to determine satisfaction of images for diagnostic purposes.
  • Developed radiologic imagery for diagnostic purposes and prepared reports for physicians.
  • Made multiple exposures for requested procedures based on physician orders and quality of image.
  • Operated mobile scanning equipment to obtain imagery in emergency situations in ER and ICU.
  • Checked imaging equipment after every use to verify proper functioning.
  • Processed exposed radiographs using film processor
  • Prepared and administered contrast materials, radiopharmaceuticals, anesthetic and antispasmodic drugs for imaging procedures.
  • Processed exposed radiographs using film processors or computer generated methods.
  • Initiated protocols to protect patients and personnel against radiation during procedures.
  • Interpreted data and offered personalized recommendations for patient care.
Education
Associate of Science: Medical Radiologic Technology, Expected in 07/2019
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Hagerstown Jr. College - Hagerstown, MD,
GPA:
Status -
  • Received South Mountain Rod & Gun Club Scholorship.
Associate of Science: Ultrasonograph, Expected in 05/2018
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Lancaster Institute of Health Eduation - Lancaster, PA,
GPA:
Status -
Affiliations

ARDMS and SDMS

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School Attended

  • Hagerstown Jr. College
  • Lancaster Institute of Health Eduation

Job Titles Held:

  • Ultrasound Technologist
  • Ultrasound Technologist
  • Radiologic Technologist/Ultrasound Technologist

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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