Job Description

Diag Med Sonographer-VCMG - Akers Maternal Fetal Center (Visalia) - PT/Days

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.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a High School Diploma/GED AND a graduate from a formal program in Ultrasound that meets the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) qualifications or trained through a Radiologic Technology program OR a College degree - 2 year in Ultrasonography (or other Imaging related field). BLS - Basic Life Support required within 30 days of hire or transfer into position. ARDMS-OBGYN - ARDMS Obstetrics/Gynecology certification required. NT - Nuchal Translucency Cert Comp required within six (6) months of hire or transfer into position. ARDMS - American Reg of Diag Med Song In at least one (1) other specialty preferred. Minimum two (2) years Diagnostic Medical Sonography required. Exposure to High Risk OB, Fetal Echocardiography and/or Vascular experience 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 use proper channels of communication to achieve optimal service and results. Bilingual skills preferred.

JOB DETAILS: Part-time, 40 hours per pay period. Day shifts

PAY RANGE: $35.90 - $57.55


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