The Women’s Hospital is committed to recruiting and retaining top talent in a wide range of skills and occupations. We need exceptional people who share our passion for providing, family centered, high-quality care to fill clinical and non-clinical roles.
We are currently seeking a 0.9 FTE Perinatology Sonographer to join our team of professionals in Tri-State Perinatology. The Perinatology Sonographer position will be responsible for performing diagnostic sonographic duties in both an inpatient and outpatient setting. This position is expected to work 36 hours a week, four 9 hour shifts during weekdays.
This position is benefits eligible. Benefits include: tuition reimbursement, PTO accrual starting at hire (8.93 hrs PTO/pay), health, vision, dental, disability and life insurance, 401(k) with match, and much more!
WHY WORK FOR THE WOMEN’S HOSPITAL?
We offer a work environment that supports you personally and professionally, and a work culture where you are valued and appreciated. Examples include flexible work schedules for early risers, night owls, weekenders and everyone in between; an extensive benefits package with retirement savings, comprehensive health insurance and pet insurance; and the ability to “give back” by supporting programs and charities in our community.
WHAT IS REQUIRED FOR PERINATOLOGY SONOGRAPHER CANDIDATES?
- Sonographer must be a graduate of an accredited school of ultrasound preferred.
- Maintain ARDMS or is ARDMS registry eligible, which must be obtained within 3 months of hire.
- Six months of experience with OB/GYN focus is preferred.
- Preferred, but not required, Fetal Echo registry and Nuchal Translucency certification.
- Training will be provided by Tri-State Perinatology.
- ARDMS certification in Fetal Echo registry required within 18 months of hire.
- Nuchal Translucency certification required within 12 months of hire.
- BLS training is provided and required within 6 months of hire
WHAT ARE THE PERINATOLOGY SONOGRAPHER RESPONSIBILITIES?
The Perinatology Sonographer performs scans of patients in a Level III neonatal intensive care unit and scans of OB patients.
- Supports the physician in the delivery of health care to the OB/GYN patient and assist with ultrasound guided procedures.
- Operates diagnostic ultrasound equipment and records images for physician interpretation.
- Performs obstetrical, fetal echocardiograms and gynecological ultrasound exams and is responsible for the reliability and quality of tests performed to ensure a high standard of care.
- Proficient in operating M-mode, color Doppler, pulsed wave Doppler, 2-D, 4-D real time, 3-D equipment and all related recording systems.
- Performs quality, diagnostic OB ultrasounds according to ALARA guidelines.
- Performs ultrasound examinations on high risk OB patients as ordered.
- Effectively communicate with the physician reporting results, questions, or any suspected abnormalities associated with ultrasound.
- Accurately enters exam information into Viewpoint.
- Consistently keeps department/equipment stocked and clean.
- Demonstrates knowledge of EPIC processes, charges and confidentiality.
- Demonstrates knowledge of equipment functions, safety, image transmission and troubleshooting.
- Follows established guidelines for Trophon use.
- Keeps current on department communications (emails, postings, monthly updates, etc.)
- Performs exams according to protocols established by Perinatologist.
- Performs patient exams within proper time frame.
- Properly coordinates patient medical history and physical conditions with requested exam.
- Properly recognizes and demonstrates knowledge of when/how to contact physicians for emergency results.