Perinatal Sonographer I

Perinatal Sonographer I

Emory Healthcare | Decatur, GA, 30033, US
Salary Range:$69,000 – $82,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 14 days ago

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Overview

At Emory Healthcare, we integrate science and caring to change the face of health care. Our team members are courageous individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and help find solutions to complex problems. We're empowered to influence change for, and with, our patients, their families, the community and each other.

As one of the leading academic medical systems, we're eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We've got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

We're defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

* As a Perinatal Sonographer, you will be responsible for obstetric imaging in conjunction with other members of the defined health care team in Emory Perinatal Center.
* Able to calibrate, adjust, and maintain ultrasound equipment.
* Select proper transducer and technical factors for accurate ultrasound procedures, which may include real time, M-mode, Pulse Doppler and color Doppler imaging.
* View images on monitor screens, hand-eye coordination.
* Create preliminary prenatal ultrasound reports for each study performed.
* Demonstrates responsibility for own professional growth through pursuit of work-related experiences and educational opportunities.
* Knowledge of fetal abnormalities and their diagnosis and proficiency in performing scans of various anatomical areas and key knowledge of fetal anatomy, distinguishing normal from abnormal structures is desired.
* Effective oral and written professional communication, interpersonal and patient service skills is preferred to work effectively with physicians, patients and other staff members.
* Demonstrated proficiency with computer skills and ultrasound software program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

* Must be a student in good standing within 60 days of graduation from an accredited school of Ultrasound and at a minimum be registry-eligible with American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
* Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks