OB/GYN AMBULATORY SONOGRAPHER - MAGNOLIA OB/GYN
Status: Part Time
Shift: Mondays 8a-5p
Performs Ultrasound procedures in accordance with established professional and departmental standards and procedures in a clinical setting.
EDUCATION AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT:1. Has completed all mandatory classes in the past calendar year. Has completed all in-services relating to their position. Participates in continuing education activities.2. Participates in projects and assists in the development and implementation of procedures and policies.3. Confidentiality: Maintains confidentiality of patient, employee and hospital information. 4. Financial Responsibility: Each person is individually accountable for his/her part in the overall financial well being of the Health System.5. Accountability:a. Attendanceb. Punctualityc. Complies with wearing of Hospital Identification badge as instructed.d. Appropriate use of breaks and mealtimese. Attends staff meetingsf. Organizational and Departmental Regulatory Compliance (OSHA, JCAHO, HCFA, OIG, etc.…)g. Policies and Proceduresh. Competenciesi. Work area Cleanlinessj. Hospital and Department Dress Codek. Maintains LicensureFACTORS RELATING TO THE JOB1. Ten years previous OBGYN sonography experience.2. Specialized or Technical Education Required:High School diploma or equivalent required. Completion of a diagnostic medically sonography program required. ARDMS registry in Abdomen and OB required.3. Manual or Physical Skill Required:Positioning and lifting of patients required.4. Physical Effort Required:Strength: MediumPush: FrequentlyPull: FrequentlyCarry: FrequentlyLift: FrequentlySit: OccasionallyStand: FrequentlyWalk: Frequently
1. Demonstrate a complete working knowledge of Ultrasound equipment.2. Performs all Ultrasound procedures as assigned. Demonstrates anatomy under investigation through proper patient positioning and utilizes ACR guidelines to obtain properly positioned Ultrasound images. Obtains patient history and clinical data for correlation with the images.3. Reviews physician order and consults with physician as needed for special instructions.4. Greets patients and confirms patient identification utilizing required identifiers. Completely explains examination procedure to the patient and their family if present.5. Performs visual preventive safety inspections on all equipment. Identifies problems and communicates to immediate supervisor.6. Maintains necessary inventory of supplies, rotating stock in an orderly fashion, and eliminating outdated items.7. Assists in the movement of patients as necessary.8. Recognizes emergency situations, initiates code procedures and administers first aid or CPR as needed.9. Perform any other duties as directed by the supervisor, coordinator or director.10. Demonstrate proficiency in early gender determination.11. Perform 3D/4D scans.12. Be able to perform ultrasound guided procedures including but not limited to:Pre scan to document anatomySonohysterogramIUD placementsEssure coil positioning13. Will drop all appropriate charges for scans performed by the end of the day.14. The OB/GYN ambulatory sonographer will have the availability to perform 3 scans per hour.15. Follows all North Oaks Health System’s Compliance Programs and all Federal and State regulatory guidelines.