Position Title: ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGIST - MATERNAL/FETAL - PER DEIM

Internal Close Date: 07/17/2017
Requisition Number: 13851409
Position Code: 974
Department: Women's Ultrasound Clinic
FTE Status: 0
Position Type: CASUAL_POOL
Shift: Days
Salary Range: Market competitive, based on experience

Position Summary:
Perform comprehensive diagnostic ultrasound imaging examinations in accordance with established guidelines and protocols under the supervision of a perinatologist for subsequent evaluation and treatment. Ob/Gyn high-risk obstetrical examinations include but are not limited to: comprehensive ultrasound examinations, nuchal translucency, fetal echocardiograms, Doppler assessment of the middle cerebral artery, umbilical artery, ductus venosus, uterine artery, biophysical profiles, and endovaginal scans. Competence in performing ultrasound-guided invasive procedures, including amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling, and other procedures required in Maternal-Fetal Medicine settings. Adherence to protocols and procedures in high-risk settings. Must be able to work independently and as a team with excellent communication skills. Ensure adherence to Hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment includes adolescent, and adult age groups.
Accountability:
  • PATIENT CARE - Perform ultrasound techniques and examinations including abdominal, obstetric, gynecological, small parts, and minor surgical procedures

  • PATIENT CARE - Position and transfer patients comfortably

  • PATIENT CARE - Select and operate equipment; select proper technical factors based on individual patient needs assessment

  • PATIENT CARE - Obtain patient history and clinical data for correlation with sonogram; maintain records of examination data and other pertinent information on patient

  • SCHEDULING - Schedule cases to coordinate with other patient exams

  • ENVIRONMENT - Maintain aseptic work area; maintain adequate supply levels

  • QUALITY - Perform quality assurance tasks in calibrating and adjusting equipment

  • SUPPLIES - Assist designated supervisor in monitoring inventory

  • TRAINING - Educate staff in didactic and/or clinical techniques of diagnostic sonography

  • PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols

  • PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes

  • PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk

  • PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner

  • PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"

  • Education Requirements:
  • Ultrasonography Comm Allied Health and Accred (AMA) pgm grad

  • Licensure/Certification Requirements:
  • (ARDMS) American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

  • ARDMS-Fetal Echocardiography w/in 24 months of position

  • Nuchal Translucency Quality Review within 6 months

  • CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position

  • Experience Requirements - Preferred:
  • 1 to 3 years OB/GYN and/or MFM experience

  • Bilingual English/Spanish

  • Physical Demands Requirements:
  • Medium Work: Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

  • Licensure/Certification Requirements - Preferred:
  • Nuchal Translucency Quality Review

  • ARDMS - Fetal Echocardiography

  • Professional licensure as appropriate to the clinical objectives of the unit:
  • Nuchal Translucency Quality Review

  • ARDMS - Fetal Echocardiography

  • Testing Requirements:
  • Tuberculin Skin Test required annually

  • Working Conditions Requirements:
  • May be required or is required to perform on-call duties

  • Med Haz: Mod exposure to chemicals, dangerous equipment and/or materials requiring basic safety precautions