Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Akers Specialty Clinic

Job Description

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - Akers Specialty Clinic

SUMMARY: Competently performs a variety of standard, specialty and complex obstetric diagnostic sonographic examinations and procedures with little or no supervision; producing quality studies under a variety of conditions. Demonstrates independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in the application of non-ionizing high frequency ultrasonic waves for prenatal diagnosis. Applies appropriate patient care and recognizes patient conditions essential for successful completion of the procedure. Accurately receives instructions verbally, written and electronic, and ensures they are carried out as directed. Demonstrates anatomy for interpretation and/or intervention by or at the request of the Perinatologist. Maintains and respects patient's confidentiality. Exercises professional judgment in the performance and delivery of service excellence while maintaining a demeanor complementary to medical and professional code of ethics. Maintains knowledge of, observes, and enforces the safety measures in Environment of Care. Position may involve some travel throughout the regional area.

REQUIREMENTS: This position requires an Associate's Degree in Ultrasonography (or other Imaging related field) or a high school diploma/GED and graduate of a program in Ultrasonography that meets the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) qualifications or trained through a Radiology Technician program. Basic Life Support (BLS) as well as RDMS-OBGYN and at least one other specialty required; three or more specialties preferred. Nuchal Translucency Certificate (NT) within six (6) months of hire or transfer into position. Minimum six (6) months experience required with exposure to High Risk OB , Fetal Echocardiography and/or Vascular experience preferred. Must possess sound judgment and critical thinking skills to appropriately evaluate situations and determine the best method for achieving optimal results. Sound knowledge of anatomy/physiology within the perinatal environment. Good communication skills and ability to use proper channels of communication to achieve optimal service and results.

POSITION DETAILS: Full time 80 hours per pay period, day shift.