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Ultrasound SmartBrief

Researchers develop rapid test for sickle cell disease


Researchers from the University of Colorado have created the Acousto Thermal Shift Assay, a device that can detect the protein that causes sickle cell disease by heating a protein sample using ultrasound waves and measuring how it dissolves over time. MedGadget (10/16)

Ultrasound Jobs by ARDMS

Ultrasound Sonographer | Mayo Clinic


Rochester, Minnesota, Joining the ultrasound team at Mayo Clinic you'll become part of one of the world's leading healthcare institution. Work alongside a diverse, multidisciplinary team to provide the highest quality patient care utilizing the latest technologies to lead the way in innovation and research. You'll see a variety of complex cases varying from outpatient, inpatient, procedural and emergency care. With a culture of continuous learning and ongoing development you'll be provided ample opportunities for continuous career growth and advancement. As an Ultrasound Sonographer at Mayo Clinic: * Work side by side with world renowned physicians *Team up with multiple other modalities to include education and research *Experience unique and complex cases *Minimal on-call * Opportunities to present at national conferences *Partner with the Mayo School of Health Sciences Sonography Program Mayo Clinic is ranked #1 on the U.S. News 2019-20 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. It is the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world!     Autonomously performs complex diagnostic ultrasound imaging procedures for patients of all ages, under the supervision of qualified physicians for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.  Diagnostic sonographers take the initiative to confirm the imaging orders for completeness and accuracy.  Reviews patient history and supporting clinical data for medical necessity.  Responsible for contacting the ordering physician if an inadequate reason for test is supplied.  Sonographers utilize advanced knowledge to perform diagnostic procedures (inpatient and outpatient settings, including portable and O.R. examinations) by producing, assessing, and evaluating ultrasound images and related data.  Sonographers are required to exercise independent judgment in the interpretation and analysis of exams, and provide a preliminary diagnosis of the technical findings to the physician.   Must have an Associate's degree in a related field and a graduate of a CAAHEP accredited sonography program.  Incumbents hired into the role prior to February 15, 2018, are required to meet the previous requirements of graduating from an accredited sonography program.   Must be ARDMS registered (or registry eligible) in the areas of abdomen, obstetrics/gynecology (OB/GYN) and vascular technology (RVT).  Registry-eligible candidates must become ARDMS registered in abdomen within 6 months of Mayo employment.  Registry eligible candidates must become ARDMS registered in obstetrics/gynecology (OB/GYN) within 12 months of Mayo employment.  Registry-eligible candidates must become ARDMS registered in vascular technology (RVT) within 18 months of Mayo employment.  CPR/BLS Certified or obtained within 90 days of employment.   Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.