Job Description

Diag Med Sonographer - MFC Merced Clinic - Per Diem

The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer 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 and ensures they are carried out as directed. Demonstrates anatomy for interpretation and/or intervention by or at the request of the Perinatologist. 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.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma/G.E.D. required. Graduate of a formal program in Ultrasonography that meets the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) qualifications or trained through a Radiology Technician program Or College Degree - 2 year Medical Sonography (or related field) i.e. successful completion in: ARRT Sonography Board in addition to ARRT Certification in SPI. BLS - Basic Life Support within 30 days of hire or transfer into position required. RDMS-OBGYN - ARDMS Obstetrics/Gynecology within 12 months of hire or transfer into position required. NT - Nuchal Translucency Cert Comp within 12 months of hire or transfer into position required. ARDMS - American Reg of Diag Med Sonog certification in at least one (1) other specialty preferred. Minimum six (6) months Diagnostic Medical Sonograph experience required. Exposure to High Risk OB and Fetal Echocardiography preferred. Must possess sound judgement 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 us proper channels of communication to achieve optimal service and results. Bilingual skills preferred.

JOB DETAILS: Per Diem position.

LOCATION: Merced, CA

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