Sonographer, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Company: Sutter Health
Posted on: May 26, 2023
Competently performs routine and specialized sonography procedures of moderate complexity to produce quality images to physicians and other health care providers for the diagnosis, treatment, monitoring and prevention of injury or disease. Works independently, exercising sound judgment, and executing developed clinical skills on challenging diagnostic procedures and situations to deliver accurate results in a timely manner. Gains confidence and cooperation from the patient, their family/support group, and other healthcare providers through competent patient assessment, attentive monitoring, and effective communication. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety while delivering optimal patient care. May also be responsible for performing specific procedures and/or orient other staff to the department.
SIGN ON Bonus: Available to external candidates in accordance with the Sutter Health policy.
Several locations available: Mt. View, San Francisco, Oakland
(Nuchal Translucency) NTQR Certification
Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.
Other: Graduation from an accredited formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program. or equivalent education/experience
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
ARDMS-American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Upon Hire
BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Upon Hire
Must possess two of the following:
AB-Abdomen certification Upon Hire
BR-Breast certification Upon Hire
FE-Fetal Echocardiography certification Upon Hire
OB/GYN-Obstetrics & Gynecology Upon Hire
PS-Pediatric Sonography Upon Hire
RVT-Registered Vascular Technician Upon Hire
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN:
2 years requires basic clinical and practical experience as typically acquired during an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Intermediate knowledge of diagnostic sonography principles, procedures, views, and equipment, including some experience responding to traumas and various hospital emergencies.
Proficient in performing sonographic examinations with a solid understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology so as to recognize, prioritize and communicate suspicious or abnormal results.
Possess written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.
Well-developed time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadline
Working knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) and related information systems (Radiology (RIS), laboratory (LIS), electronic health records (EHR), EPIC, and picture archive and communication system (PACS).
prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.
work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.
identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options.
ensure the privacy of each patient's protected health information (PHI).
build collaborate relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.
Pay Range: 66.48-83.09
The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidate's experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.
Days of the Week:
Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Number of Openings:
Sutter Health is an equal opportunity employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.
Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Days
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