Diag Med Sonographer-VCMG - Akers Maternal Fetal Center
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: College Degree - 2 year Ultrasonography (or other Imaging related field) or High School Diploma/G.E.D. and 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 required. BLS - Basic Life Support, RDMS-OBGYN - ARDMS required, Obstetrics/Gynecology ARDMS - American Reg of Diag Med Sonog in a least one (1) other specialty preferred or ARDMS - American Reg of Diag Med Sonog in three or more specialties preferred. NT - Nuchal Translucency Cert Comp within six (6) months of hire or transfer into position required. Minimum two (2) years Diagnostic Medical Sonography required. Exposure to High Risk OB, Fetal Echocardiography and/or Vascular experience preferred.
JOB DETAILS: Full-time, Days
LOCATION: Visalia, CA