Perinatal Sonographer

ID 2021-6730
Location
Women's Hospital Clinics
Work Location
US-NC-Greensboro
Division : Name
Cone Health Medical Group
Department : Name
WHG-MFM Center
Category
RADIOLOGY
Position Sub-Category
RAD-ULTRASOUND
Position Type
Benefit Eligible (12-39 hours/week)
Employment Type
Employee
Exempt/NonExempt
Non-Exempt
FTE
0.90
Work Hours
36
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
variable
On call Required
No
Sub Category
Radiology-Ultrasound
Sign-On Bonus for Eligible Candidates
Up to $10,000

Overview

This position is responsible for performing perinatal and other diagnostic ultrasound exams while maintaining regulatory and professional ultrasound standards. This individual must exhibit strong decision-making skills and the ability to prioritize. A close working relationship with Maternal Fetal Care management, Radiology management, and medical staff is essential to maintain cost-effective and patient-focused care. This position is responsible to provide care for patients undergoing ultrasound procedures using approved workflows and procedural protocols for Maternal Fetal Care and Radiology. This individual must demonstrate a full knowledge of ultrasound equipment, structured reporting, and image management (PACS).

Talent Pool: Allied Health

Responsibilities


Performs routine and special ultrasound examinations consistent with established protocols per MFM and Radiology. Demonstrates competency in performing and/or assisting in the following procedures: Chorionic Villi Sampling, Amniocentesis, Amnio-reduction, Fetal Doppler flow studies. Obtain and maintain additional certifications as determined by leadership (ex. Nuchal Translucency and CLEAR certification). Assumes responsibility for keeping informed about changes in policies and procedures. Participates in maintenance of American Institute of Ultrasound Accreditation.

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Consistently completes all exams and documentation in CHL, PACS, and OB/GYN reporting system. Consistently and accurately identifies all charges associated with exams. Addresses errors and resolves issues related to the final product being sent to PACS.

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Consistently demonstrates commitment to safe practices and Just Culture. Commitment to use Two for Two to accurately identify patients, follows procedures to avoid laterality errors, eliminates falls, and adheres to ALARA principles.

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Exemplary models using AIDET, service excellence and service recovery.

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Required to be available to work in all clinical sites covered by department sonographers .

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Assists with patient transport as necessary.

Qualifications


EDUCATION:
REQUIRED:

Associates Degree OR Bachelor?s Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography from a school that is accredited by CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)

PREFERRED:

EXPERIENCE:
REQUIRED:

0-1 year of ultrasound clinical experience

PREFERRED:

1-2 years of MFM ultrasound clinical experience

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
REQUIRED:

American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers with OB-GYN registry; must have credentials on hire date and maintain at all times.

Must obtain Nuchal Translucency and CLEAR certifications within 2 years of hire date.

BLS (CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider

PREFERRED:

American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers with OB-GYN AND Abdomen registries

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